Chen graduated in August, 2005 with his Ph.D. degree from the Department
of Computer Science and Engineering at University
of California, Riverside. His thesis advisor was Prof.
Harry Hsieh. Xi Chen received the BE degree with honor in Computer
Science and Engineering from Zhejiang
University in 2000 and the MS degree in Computer Science from
University of California, Riverside in 2002. His research interests
include embedded system architectures and design automation, with emphasis on verification of embedded
system designs at multiple levels of abstraction, architecture modeling and
exploration, and system-level design.