Russell Tessier


309G Knowles Engineering Bldg
University of Massachusetts
151 Holdsworth Way
Amherst MA 01003-9284 

(413) 545-0160

B.S.C.S.E., Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, 1989
M.S., MIT, 1992; Ph.D., MIT, 1999 

Research Interests: 

Reconfigurable Computing. Field-Programmable Gate Array Architecture. CAD Algorithms for FPGAs. FPGA-based Logic Emulation. 

Selected Publications: 
  • J. Lu, P. Siqueira, V. Vijayendra, H. Chandrikakutty, and R. Tessier, Real-Time Differential Signal Phase Estimation for Space-based Systems Using FPGAs, in IEEE Transactions on Aerospace and Electronic Systems, vol. 49, no. 2, April 2013, pp. 1192-1209.
  • J. Crenne, R. Vaslin, G. Gogniat, J.-P. Diguet, R. Tessier and D. Unnikrishnan, Configurable Memory Security in Embedded Systems, in ACM Transactions on Embedded Computer Systems, vol. 12, no. 3, March 2013, pp. 1-25.
  • J. Zhao, S. Madduri, R. Vadlamani, W. Burleson, and R. Tessier, A Dedicated Monitoring Infrastructure For Multicore Processors, in IEEE Transactions on VLSI Systems, vol. 19, no. 6, June 2011, pp. 1011-1022.
Society Memberships: 

Eta Kappa Nu, IEEE, ACM 

Honors & Awards: 

NSF Information Technology Research grant awardee. Lilly teaching Fellow, 2002-2003. College of Engineering Outstanding Junior Faculty Award, 2002-2003. College of Engineering Outstanding Teaching Award, 2002-2003 

Institutional & Professional Service: 

ACM/SIGDA International Symposium on Field-Programmable Gate Arrays, Program Chair, 2003, General Chair, 2004. IEEE International Symposium on Field-Programmable Custom Computing Machines, Program Chair, 2009. International Conference on Field Programmable Technology, 2011