Herman Lam

Associate Professor
UF Site Director, NSF SHREC Center


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

Office Location

MALA 4128
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Primary Research Area

Computer Engineering

Research Interests

High-performance heterogeneous computing, reconfigurable computing, and computer architecture



Honors and Awards

  • Winner of 2018 Dell EMC AI Challenge, recognized for a heterogeneous computing (HGC) system that can support a complete workflow for machine learning
  • Lifetime Achievement Award, awarded by ECE students, 2015
  • National Science Foundation Alexander Schwarzkopf Prize for Technology Innovation, 2012
  • 2010 HPCwire Readers’ Choice Award for “Best Use of HPC in Life Sciences” for Novo-G reconfigurable supercomputer
  • University of Florida Teaching Improvement Program Award,1993


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