May 2012 Monthly Update 

Synopsys at DAC Mobile App – Download Now!

Going to DAC? Download the Synopsys at DAC mobile app onto your Android or iOS device for fast access to all DAC-related activities, including demos, special events, and product information.

Features Include:
  • Event List: Description and location of all DAC events
  • DAC Map: Maps of the DAC exhibit hall, Moscone Center meeting rooms, and Marriott ballrooms
  • University Program: Recommended activities for university faculty and students
  • Twitter: View and post DAC-related tweets using #49DAC
  • QR Code Game: Synopsys QR Code Quest game and QR code scanner software. Play to win prizes!
  • Briefcase: QR code scans will allow you to collect content in your virtual briefcase to view at your leisure


The following new and updated courses are now available. Visit Members Only with your SolvNet ID and password to download.

Full Semester Curriculum:
Short Lectures/Labs:

ASQED Microelectronic Olympiad – Sign Up Now!

The ASQED Microelectronic Olympiad, sponsored by Synopsys, is an educational contest intended to spotlight engineering students and young engineers active in the field of microelectronics. The Olympiad consists of a written test covering a variety of topics related to digital and analog circuit design. The competition will take place during the 4th Asia Symposium on Quality Electronic Design event on July 9th, 2012 in Penang Malaysia. Register Now!


Princess Sumaya University for TechnologyA Novel Source-Body Biasing Technique for RF to DC Voltage Multipliers in 0.18μm CMOS Technology
Feras Al-Dirini, Mahmood Mohammed, Murad Mohammed, and Dr. Fadi Shahroury
Princess Sumaya University for Technology
Purdue UniversityEnergy Efficient Many-core Processor for Recognition and Mining using Spin-based Memory
Various Authors
Purdue University
Purdue UniversityVEDA: Variation-aware Energy-efficient Discrete wavelet transform Architecture
Vaibhav Gupta, Gerogios Karakonstantis, Debabrata Mohapatra, and Kaushik Roy
Purdue University
University of GuelphLow-Power AES Coprocessor in 0.18μm CMOS Technology for Secure Microsystems
Matthew Mayhew and Radu Muresan
University of Guelph


DAC 2012DAC 2012 (Design Automation Conference)
June 3-7, 2012
San Francisco, California
ASQED 2012ASQED 2012 (Asia Symposium on Quality Electronic Design)
July 10-11, 2012
Penang, Malaysia
EAMTA 2012EAMTA 2012 (Argentine School of Micro-Nanoelectronics, Technology and Applications)
August 4-12, 2012
Cordoba, Argentina

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