Spring 2004







Feb. 4, 3pm

ACES 6.304

Dr. Louis Scheffer, Cadence Fellow

Physical CAD Challenges to Incorporate Design for Lithography and Manufacturability

CAD for DFM 

Feb. 11, 5pm

ACES 6.304

Dr. Debashis Bhattacharya, Co-founder and CTO, Zenasis Technologies Inc.

Flex-Cell Optimization: A Paradigm Shift in High-Performance Cell-Based Design


Feb. 25, 5pm

ACES 6.304

Dr. Rajendran Panda, Manager of Design Analysis&Optimization,  Motorola Inc.

Managing Cross-talk Noise in UDSM Designs



Mar. 1, 5pm

ACES 6.304

Prof. Dennis Sylvester, Univ. of Michigan at Ann Arbor

New Approaches to Total Power Reduction Including Runtime Leakage

Power Reduction 

Mar. 10, 5:30pm

ACES 6.304

Dr. Kevin Zhang, Senior Principal Engineer and Senior Design Manager, Intel

Challenges and Opportunities for Nano Scale VLSI Design


Mar. 24, 5pm

ACES 6.304

Prof. James Plusquellic, IBM ARL and Univ. of Maryland 

Defect-based Test for Defect
Detection and Localization 


Apr. 7, 5pm

ACES 6.304

 C.V. Krishna, Ph.D. Candidate, UT Austin

Test Vector Compression Using Linear
Expansion Techniques


Apr. 21, 5pm

ACES 6.304

Dr. Sumit Dasgupta, Vice President of SI2

OpenAccess: The Open, Industry-standard API and Platform for EDA Tool Development and Integration 


May 5, 5pm

ACES 6.304

Prof. Ranjit Gharpurey, Univ. of Michigan at Ann Arbor

Front End IC Design for Wireless Communications 



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Fall 2003

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