Herman Lam

Associate Professor, UF Site Director of NSF SHREC Center


Email: hlam@ufl.edu
Phone: 352-392-2689
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 116200, Gainesville, FL 32611-6200

Office Location

BEN 313
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Primary Research Area

Computer Engineering

Research Interests

Computer engineering, database management and computer architecture.



Publications – Book

  • H. Lam and J.R. O’Malley, Fundamentals of Computer Engineering – Logic Design and
    Microprocessors, John Wiley & Son, New York, N.Y., 1988, 490 pages.

Publications – IEEE/ACM Computer Engineering Curricula Guideline

  • Joint Task Group on Computer Engineering Curricula, Association for Computing
    Machinery (ACM) and IEEE Computer Society, “Computer Engineering Curricula 2016,
    Curriculum Guidelines for Undergraduate Degree Programs in Computer
    Engineering”, ISBN: 978-1-4503-4875-1, December 15, 2016. CE2016 Steering
    Committee from IEEE: Eric Durant, Herman Lam, Robert Reese, and Lorraine Herger;
    Steering Committee from ACM: John Impagliazzo (Chair), Susan Conry, Joseph Hughes,
    Liu Weidong, Lu Junlin, Andrew McGettrick, and Victor Nelson.

Publications – Refereed Journals

  • B. Lam, A. George, and H. Lam, “Analysis and Design Optimization of SCIF
    Communications for PGAS Computing with SHMEM Across Many-core Coprocessors”,
    Concurrency and Computation, Practice and Experience, submitted for publication.
  • S. Craciun, P. Zicari, C. Wilson, A. George, and H. Lam, “Real-Time FPGA Architecture
    for SURF Object Recognition”, Journal of Real-Time Image Processing, submitted for
  • S. Craciun, R. Kirchgessner, A. George, J. Principe, and H. Lam, “A Real-Time,
    Power-Efficient Architecture for Mean-Shift Image Segmentation”, Journal of
    Real-Time Image Processing, Vol. 14, No. 2, March 2018, pp. 379-394.
Honors and Awards:
  • National Science Foundation, Alexander Schwarzkopf Prize for Technology Innovation, 2012


  • PhD, Electrical Engineering, University of Florida, 1979
  • ME, Electrical Engineering, University of Florida, 1974
  • BSEE, Georgia Institute of Technology, 1972