Associate Professor School of Microelectronics

Dr. An Fengwei joined Southern University of Science and Technology in 2019 and received his Ph.D. in engineering from Hiroshima University in Japan in 2013. Now he is an associate professor at the Southern University of Science and Technology, Shenzhen-Hong Kong Institute of Microelectronics. Prior to this, he was the chief engineer of Matsushita Semiconductor Corporation. and as associate professor at Hiroshima University in Japan. His expertise is in large-scale digital integrated circuit design for image recognition and machine learning. He has accumulated more than 10 years of experience in image processing, image recognition, machine learning circuit design and system integration (SoC), and has a rich background in academia and industry. The target applications of Professor An's products developed at Matsushita Semiconductor Co., Ltd. and research results at Hiroshima University are Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) and autonomous driving. The team is currently working on a dedicated target chip for dynamic target tracking for autonomous driving.

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Research

Dr. An Fengwei's main research area is computer vision-based low-power edge artificial intelligence chip design, including image processing, image recognition, machine learning, ultra-large-scale digital integrated circuit design and system integration, and have experience in research and development in industry.


Teaching

System-on-chip integrated circuit design


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1. Journal paper

[1] Guan, J., An, F., Zhang, X., Chen, L.,Mattausch, H. J., Energy-Efficient Hardware Implementation of Road-Lane Detection Based on Hough Transform with Parallelized Voting Procedure and Local Maximum Algorithm, IEICE Transaction on information systems, 2019.

[2] Luo, A.& An, F. & Zhang, X. & Mattausch, H.J., (2019). A Hardware-Efficient Recognition Accelerator Using Haar-Like Feature and SVM Classifier. IEEE Access. PP. 1-1. 10.1109/ACCESS.2019.2894169.

[3] An, F., Zhang, X., Luo, A., Chen, L., & Mattausch, H. J. , A Hardware Architecture for Cell-based Feature-Extraction and Classification Using Dual-Feature Space, IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems for Video Technology (TCSVT), DOI: 10.1109/TCSV2017.2726564, Jul. 13, 2017.

[4] Zhang, X., An, F., Chen, L., Ishii, I., & Mattausch, H. J., A Modular and Reconfigurable Pipeline Architecture for Learning Vector Quantization,IEEE transaction on circuits and system I: Regular papers (TCAS I), DOI: 10.1109/TCSI.2018.2804946, Feb. 23, 2018.

[5] Huang, Z., Zhang, X., Chen, L., Zhu, Y., An, F.*, Wang, H., & Feng, S., A Vector-Quantization Compression Circuit with On-Chip Learning Ability for High-Speed Image Sensor, IEEE Access, 5, 22132-22143, Oct. 17, 2017.

[6] Guan, J., An, F., Zhang, X., Chen, L., & Mattausch, H. J., (2017), Real-Time Straight-Line Detection for XGA-Size Videos by Hough Transform with Parallelized Voting Procedures, Sensors, 17(2), 270, Jan. 30, 2017.

[7] Huang, Z.,Suzuki, D., Zhang, X., Chen L., Zhu, Y., An, F., Wang, H., Feng, S., J. Mattausch, (2019). A Hardware-Efficient Vector Quantizer Based on Self-Organizing Map for High-Speed Image Compression. Appl. Sci. 2017, 7, 1106. Applied Sciences. 9. 1377. 10.3390/app9071377.

[8] Luo, A., An, F., Zhang, X., Chen, L., & Mattausch, H. J., Resource-Efficient Object-Recognition Coprocessor with Parallel Processing of Multiple Scan Windows in 65-nm CMOS, IEEE Transactions on Very Large Scale Integration (VLSI) Systems (TVLSI), 26(3), 431-444, Dec. 04, 2017.

[9] F.An, X. Zhang, L. Chen, and H.J. Mattausch, A Memory-based Modular Architecture for SOM and LVQ with Dynamic Configuration, IEEE Transactions on Multi-Scale Computing Systems (TMSCS), Vol.2 (4), pp. 234-241, 2016.

[10] Luo, A., An, F., Zhang, X., Chen, L., Huang, Z., Mattausch, H.J., (2018), Flexible feature-space-construction architecture and its VLSI implementation for multi-scale object detection, Japanese Journal of Applied Physics, 57(4S), 04FF04, Mar. 02, 2018.

[11] Zhang, X., An, F., Nakashima, I., Luo, A., Chen, L., Ishii, I., & Mattausch, H. J., A hardware-oriented histogram of oriented gradients algorithm and its VLSI implementation, Japanese Journal of Applied Physics, 56(4S), 04CF01, Jan. 30, 2017.

[12] Luo, A., An, F., Fujita, Y., Zhang, X., Chen, L., & Mattausch, H. J., (2017), Low-power coprocessor for Haar-like feature extraction with pixel-based pipelined architecture, Japanese Journal of Applied Physics, 56(4S), 04CF06, Mar. 07, 2017.

[13] An, F., K. Mihara, S. Yamasaki, L. Chen, and Mattausch, K-Nearest Neighbor Associative Memory with Reconfigurable Word-Parallel Architecture, Journal of Semiconductor Technology and Science, 16(4):405-414, Aug. 2016.

[14] An, F., K. Mihara, S. Yamasaki, L. Chen, and Mattausch, Highly flexible nearest-neighbor-search associative memory with integrated k nearest neighbor classifier, configurable parallelism and dual-storage space, Japanese Journal of Applied Physics, 55(4S):04EF10, April 2016.

[15] Zhang, An, F., L. Chen, and H.J. Mattausch, Reconfigurable VLSI implementation for learning vector quantization with on-chip learning circuit,Japanese Journal of Applied Physics, 55(4S):04EF02 April 2016.

[16] An, F., L. Chen, T. Akazawa, and H.J. Mattausch, k Nearest Neighbor Classification Coprocessor with Weighted Clock-Mapping-Based Searching, IEICE Transactions on Electronics, E99.C (3):397-403, March 2016.

[17] An, F., T. Akazawa, S. Yamasaki, L. Chen, and H. J. Mattausch, VLSI realization of learning vector quantization with hardware/software co-design for different applications. Japanese Journal of Applied Physics, vol.54, no.4s, pp. 4DE05, 2015.

[18] An, F. and H. J. Mattausch, K-means Clustering Algorithm for Multimedia Applications with Flexible HW/SW Co-design, Journal of System Architecture, (59), pp.155-164, 2013.

[19] I.Wicaksono, F. An, and H.J. Mattausch, Memory Based Hardware-Accelerated System for High-Speed Human Recognition, Advanced Robotics, 28 (5), pp.317-327, 2014.

[20] F.An, T. Koide, and H. J. Mattausch, A K-means-based Multi-Prototype High-Speed Learning System with FPGA-implemented Coprocessor for 1-NN Searching, IEICE Transaction on information systems, Vol. E95-D, No.9, 2327-2338, 2012.

[21]An, F., Multi-port SRAM with Multi-bank for Self-organizing Maps Neural Network, IEEE International Conference on Solid-state and Integrated Circuit Technology, Oct. 2018. (Invited)

[22] An, F., Zhang, X., Chen, L. & Ishii, I., Object-recognition VLSI for pedestrian detection in automotive applications. In IEEE 12th International Conference on ASIC (ASICON), China, Guiyang, Oct., pp. 651-653. 2017. (Invited)

[23] An, F., Zhang, X., Chen, L., & Mattausch, H. J., “Dynamically Reconfigurable System for LVQ-based On-Chip Learning and Recognition,” In IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems (ISCAS), Canada, Montreal, May, pp. 1338-1341, 2016.

[24] An, F., X. Zhang, L. Chen, and H.J. Mattausch, Parallel-Elementary-Stream Architecture for Nearest-Neighbor-Search-based Self-Organizing Map, IEEE International Conference on Solid-state and Integrated Circuit Technology, Oct. 2016. (Invited)

[25] Pang, H. Huang, An, F., and H. Yu, Low-power and Real-time Computer Vision On-chip, in13thIEEE International SoC design Conference, South Korea, Jeju, Oct. 2016. (Invited)

[26] An, F., T. Akazawa, S. Yamasaki, L. Chen, and H. J. Mattausch, Word-parallel Associative Memory for k-Nearest-Neighbor with Configurable Storage Space of Reference Vectors, IEEE Asian Solid-State Circuits Conference (ASSCC), China, Xiamen, pp. 1-4, 2015.

[27] An, F., T. Akazawa, S. Yamazaki, L. Chen, and H.J. Mattausch, A Coprocessor for Nearest Clock-based Euclidean Distance Search towards multiple applications, IEEE Custom Integrated Circuits Conference (CICC), USA, California, pp. 1-6, 2014.

3. Issued Patent

An, F., Mattausch, H. J., Chen, L., Zhang, X., & Luo, A.,Image recognition device, Application No: JP2017-030253.

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