1st Place (Best Overall)
A Single Chip Ultra-Wideband Transceiver
Fred S. Lee, Anantha P. Chandrakasan, Raul Blazquez – Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA Puneet P. Newaskar – Silicon Labs, Austin, TX

2nd Place
81 MS/s JPEG 2000 Single-Chip Encoder with Rate-Distortion Optimization

Hung-Chi Fang, Yu-Wei Chang, and Liang-Gee Chen – National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan

3rd Place (tie)
An 80Gbps FPGA Implementation of a Universal Hash Function based Message Authentication Code

Bo Yang, Ramesh Karri – Polytechnic University, Brooklyn, NY David A. McGrew – Cisco Systems, Inc., San Jose, CA

3rd Place (tie)
A Modular 32-Site Wireless Neural Stimulation Microsystem

Maysam Ghovanloo and Khalil Najafi – University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI


1st Place
The Economical Aphotic Sieving Machine

Kamran Kashef and Matt Hardy – Univ. of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

2nd Place
VIRAM1: A Media­Oriented Vector Processor with Embedded DRAM

Joseph Gebis, Sam Williams, David Patterson – Univ. of California, Berkeley, CA
Christos Kozyrakis - Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA

3rd Place
SiGe Prototype Chip Design Implementing CMOS Fixed Bit-Load Drivers and Receivers for Next Generation High-Speed Board-Level Interconnect

Jason D. Bakos, Amit Gupta, Leo Salavo, Donald Chiarulli – University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA