Other Research

  1. “The Meaning of Computation,” Theoretical Foundations of Molecular Biology Seminar, Balliol College, Oxford University, February 7, 2008.
  2. “Projects in Computer Science and Engineering,” Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, November 28, 2007.
  3. “Metaphors for Concurrent Computation,” Oliver Smithies Lecture, Balliol College, University of Oxford, November 26, 2007.
  4. “Design Challenges for the Next Generation of Integrated Circuits,” Oliver Smithies Lecture, Balliol College, University of Oxford, November 19, 2007.
  5. “Life on the Fringe: Projects in Computer Science and Engineering,” Department of Computer Science, University of Pittsburgh, March 27, 2007.
  6. Alex K. Jones, Rob A. Rutenbar, Yuan Xie, “Collaborative VLSI-CAD Instruction in the Digital Sandbox,” Microsystems Educators Workshop (MSE’07), pp. 141-142, San Diego, CA, June 2-4, 2007.
  7. Alex K. Jones, Steven Levitan, Rob A. Rutenbar, Yuan Xie, “Collaborative VLSI-CAD Instruction in the Digital Sandbox,” IEEE Transactions on Education, (submitted June 2007).
  8. “Metaphors for Concurrent Computation,” MPSoC 6th International Forum on Application-Specific Multi-Processor SoC, Estes Park, CO, August 14-18, 2006.
  9. Charles Jewart, Kevin P. Chen, Ben McMillen, Michael M. Bails, Steven P. Levitan, “Sensitivity enhancement of fiber Bragg gratings to transverse stress using micro-structural fibers,” Optics Letters, Vol. 31, No. 15, pp. 2260-2262, August 2006.
  10. “Why smart pixels never graduated, and other lessons from the birth of the VLSI era,” Nanoscale Cellular Array Architectures (NCAA) Workshop, Santa Fe, NM, January 19-20, 2006.
  11. B.A. Slavin, S.P. Levitan, G.A. Buxton, “Modeling of Crack Formation and Failure of Surface Coatings,” Engineering Sustainability 2005, The Mascaro Sustainability Initiative, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, April 10-12, 2005.
  12. B.A. Slavin, S.P. Levitan, G.A. Buxton, “Mechanical Modeling of Failure in Surface Coatings,” SPIE International Symposium on Smart Structures and Materials, Vol. 5757-52, pp. 515-522, San Diego, CA, March 6-10, 2005.
  13. N. Wattanapongsakorn, S.P. Levitan, “Reliability Optimization Models for Embedded Systems with Multiple Applications,” IEEE Transactions on Reliability, Vol. 53, No. 3, pp. 406-416, September 2004.