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Xiaobo Hu

Xiaobo Sharon Hu


Phone: 574-631-6015

Office: 323A Cushing


Ph.D., Electrical Engineering, Purdue University, 1989

M.S., Electrophysics, Polytechnic University of New York, 1984

B.S., Engineering, Tianjin University (Tianjin, China), 1982

Summary of Activities/Interests

Dr. Hu's research spans several areas including hardware-software codesign, real-time embedded systems, low-power system design, and computer-aided treatment planning. An underlying characteristic common to these topics is the employment of algorithm design and analysis techniques to solve problems arising from real-world applications. She has published a number of papers in these areas and obtained a variety of research grants from both federal and private industry sources.


Women Lead

March 7, 2017

Tomorrow belongs to the bold. Notre Dame is proud to celebrate seven women whose scholarship and leadership are empowering change in the global community. Among the 2017 honorees is the College of Engineering's Sharon Hu.

Fay and Hu Named 2016 IEEE Fellows

December 7, 2015

Patrick Fay and Xiaobo Sharon Hu have been named fellows of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, the highest grade of membership conferred by the IEEE Board of Directors upon individual members.

Hu Receives NSF Grant

September 19, 2013

CSE Faculty To Be Part of $194 Million University Research

January 17, 2013

The University of Notre Dame has been selected to lead one of six new university-based, microelectronics research centers that will share $194 million in funding from the Semiconductor Research Corporation (SRC) and the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) to support the continued growth and leadership of the U.S. semiconductor industry. Notre Dame's center - the Center for Low Energy Systems Technology (LEAST) - will be led by Alan Seabaugh in the Department of Electrical Engineering. CSE faculty members, X. Sharon Hu and Michael Niemier, are members of the LEAST research team.