Xin Lou, Assistant Professor

Xin Lou, Assistant Professor

Tel:  (021) 20685375
Office: Room 1D-301E, SIST Building
Major: EE
Education: Ph.D., Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
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  • Digital FIR filter design and implementation

  • Energy-efficient VLSI digital signal processing circuits and systems 

  • Smart vision circuits and systems


Dr. Lou obtained his bachelor’s degree in Electronic Science and Technology from Zhejiang University (ZJU), China, in 2010 and Master’s degree in System-on-Chip Design from Royal Institute of Technology (KTH), Sweden, in 2012 and PhD degree in Electrical and Electronic Engineering from Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore, in 2016. Then he joined VIRTUS, IC Design Centre of Excellence at the same university as a research scientist. In Feb. 2017, Dr. Lou joined the School of Information Science and Technology, ShanghaiTech University as an assistant professor, PI.


  1. W. Zhou, S. Gao, L. Zhang and X. Lou*, “Histogram of Oriented Gradients Feature Extraction from Raw Bayer Pattern Images”, IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems II, early access.

  2. W. Chen, M. Huang, W. Ye and X. Lou*, “Cascaded Form Sparse FIR Filter Design”, IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems I, early access.

  3. W. Chen, M. Huang and X. Lou*, “Design of Sparse FIR Filters with Reduced Effective Length”, IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems I, vol 66, no. 4, pp. 1496-1506, Apr. 2019.

  4. X. Lou*, P. K. Meher, Y. J. Yu and W. B. Ye, “Novel Structure for Area-Energy-Efficient Implementation of FIR Filter”, IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems II, vol 64, no. 10, pp. 1212-1216, Oct. 2017.

  5. X. Lou*, Y. J. Yu and P. K. Meher, “Lower Bound Analysis and Perturbation of Critical Path for Area-Time Efficient Multiple Constant Multiplications”, IEEE Transactions on Computer-Aided Design of Integrated Circuits and Systems, vol 36, no. 2, pp. 313-324, Feb. 2017.