Open Source in Electronic Design Automation

An interview with Stephen Williams, the creator of the Icarus Verilog compiler.


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Int. Summer School on EDA 1-11 Sept 2009 Italy, 40 scholarships

Giuseppe Nicosia's picture

Dear Friends,

I would like to share with you this very nice event on EDA!

See you in Italy this September!

Int. Summer School on Modelling and Optimization in Micro- and Nano- Electronics - MOMINE 2009

August 31 - September 12, Cetraro, Cosenza - Italy.

DEADLINE for Registration: June 30, 2009

*Scientific Program*

Modelling Week

Advanced Modelling Methods for the Design of Electronic Circuits and Devices, 1-5
September 2009

Numerical methods for coupled systems of PDAEs (6 hours) - Martin Arnold,
Martin-Luther-Universität Halle, Germany)

Theory and analysis of coupled systems of PDAEs (6 hours) - Andreas Bartel, Bergische
Universität Wuppertal, Germany

Miniband electron transport in semiconductors (6 hours) - Luis Bonilla, Universidad
Carlos III, Madrid, Spain

Parasitic Extraction and Model Order Reduction for Integrated Circuit Interconnect and
Non-Linear Circuits (6 hours) - Luca Daniel, MIT, USA

Optimization Week

Advanced Optimization Methods and Algorithms for the Design of Electronic Circuits and
Devices, 6-11 September 2009

Title (TBA) Andrew R. Conn, IBM T.J. Watson Research Center, New York, USA

Modeling and optimization of leakage power and thermal effects in nanometer digital CMOS
circuits (6 hours) - Domenik Helms, OFFIS, Oldenburg, Germany, and Enrico Macii,
Politecnico di Torino, Italy

Parametric yield calculation and optimization (3 hours) - H. Liu, Cadence Design Systems,
Inc. USA

Critical area yield analysis and Cadence DFY tools (1 hour)- H. Liu, Cadence Design
Systems, Inc. USA

Title TBA (6 hours) - Amith Singhee, IBM T.J. Watson Research Center, New York, USA

In the both weeks there will be several seminars complementing the
topics treated.


The School will be hosted in the Grand Hotel San Michele, Cetraro
(Cosenza, Italy)

Transfers from/to Lamezia airport and Paola train station will be
provided on the arrival days August 31 and September 5, and the
departure days September 6 and 12 with an established timetable.
Transfers are available also for the participants arriving to the
Airport with their own.

Registration fees

* One Week Registration: 250 euro.
* Both Weeks: 500 euro.

The registration fee will include, all Courses, Lecture Notes, Coffee
Breaks, Bus service from Lamezia Airport and Paola train station to
School Venue and viceversa, WiFi Internet Connection.
For the first 40 registered participant (before June 30, upon
presentation of CV) the registration fee will also include full board
accommodation in residence at Gran Hotel San Michele.

Accepted students may submit a poster and/or a seminar to present
their recent research activities.

For any questions please send email to

wonderful !!

Jatan's picture

seems like a perfect home workstation

async logic man

Anonymous's picture

hey dude, what's up... long time from the apple days! Great article.