March 2014 Monthly Update 

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Join the annual student competition!
The Ninth International Microelectronics Olympiad of Armenia is a global, knowledge-based contest that highlights the world’s brightest engineering students and professionals. The contest is a written test conducted in two stages, with the first stage held locally in each participating country. One winner from each of the top 30 approved countries will be sponsored to travel to Armenia and compete in the final competition in October 2014.

Test topics include:
  • Digital IC Design and Testing
  • Analog and Mixed Signal IC Design and Testing
  • Semiconductor Devices and Technology
  • Mathematical and Algorithmic Issues of EDA
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Sign up to participate:            April 15, 2014
Complete first-stage event:      June 6, 2014

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


Technische Universitat DresdenDesign Space Exploration of Many-Core NoCs Based on Queueing-Theoretic Models
Technische Universitat Dresden: Erik Fischer, David Ohmann, Albrecht Fehske, and Gerhard Fettweis
Indian Institute of Technology, KharagpurFormal Verification of Architectural Power Intent
Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur: Aritra Hazra. Sahil Goyal, Pallab Dasgupta, and Ajit Pal
University of California, Santa BarbaraCoverage Discounting: Improved Testbench Qualification by Combining Mutation Analysis with Functional Coverage
University of California, Santa Barbara: Nicole Lesperance, Peter Lisherness, and Kwang-Ting Cheng

Upcoming Events

IEEESilicon Errors in Logic - System Effects
April 1 - 2, 2014
Palo Alto, California
IEEE-educonIEEE Global Engineering Education Conference
April 3 - 5, 2014
Istanbul, Turkey
IEEEIEEE International Conference on Communication and Signal Processing
April 3 - 5, 2014
Tamilnadu, India
ICETInternational Conference on Engineering and Technology
April 19 - 20, 2014
Cairo, Egypt

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