Honors/Service « Home Page of Dr. Himanshu Thapliyal


  • Editorial Board Member: Microelectronics Journal
  • Most Popular Article: “Design of Testable Reversible Sequential Circuits” among top 50 most popular articles in IEEE Transactions on VLSI, March 2015
  • Steering Committee: IEEE International Symposium on Nanoelectronics and Information Systems
  • Qualstar Award from Qualcomm, April 2014 for Memory BIST.
  • Member Award Recognition Committee,  IEEE Computer Society Member & Geographic Activities Board, 2016
  • Best Paper Award at 2012 IEEE Computer Society Annual Symposium on VLSI Ph.D. Forum
  • 2010 UPE/CS Award for Academic Excellence from the Upsilon Pi Epsilon Honor Society for the Computing Sciences and the IEEE computer Society
  • 2010 Richard E. Merwin Scholarship, as a recognition of exemplary involvement in student chapter activities, excellent academic achievement and willingness to act as a student ambassador
  • 2009 Distinguished Graduate Achievement Award, from the Graduate and Professional Student Council, University of South Florida, Tampa
  • Invited Paper in IEEE NANO Conference, Dallas, Texas, Aug 2008.
  • Best Student Paper Award Finalist in top 12 from 320 accepted submissions, IEEE MWSCAS, Aug 2006. Paper title: ‘Combined Integer and Floating Point Multiplication Architecture (CIFM) for FPGAs and its Reversible Logic Implementation’
  • Best Student Paper Award Finalist in top 12 from 320 accepted submissions, IEEE MWSCAS, Aug 2006. Paper title: ‘Reversible Logic to Cryptographic Hardware: A New Paradigm’
  • Travel Grant from IEE/IEEE ISOOC Conference, Korean Won 400K, Seoul, South Korea, 2005
  • Grant from State of Uttaranchal, India, INR 100K, for Vedic mathematics research and travel, 2003
  • S.G.R.R. Trust Tuition Waiver Award, for ranking 1 out of about 165 students in Grades XI and XII.



  • The Fantastical Promise of Reversible Computing, MIT Technology Review, 2011


  • The Fantastical Promise of Reversible Computing, ACM TechNews, 2011


  • The Zero Power Proposition of Reversible Computing, inside HPC– 2011


  • Reversible Logic Computers Would Waste No Energy, Softpedia News, 2011


  • Reversible Computing Gets Rid of Computer’s Garbage, New Scientist Magazine, 2011