ESD Alliance and Silicon Assurance Host Industry Panel Discussion on Chiplet Security

ESD Alliance and Silicon Assurance Host Industry Panel Discussion on Chiplet Security
by Bob Smith on 02-13-2024 at 6:00 am

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Security threats are a hot topic of discussion today as they can have a profound impact on the electronic infrastructure and devices that are the backbone of our global economies. It is also clear that these threats can be introduced during the design of the very devices that we rely on in our daily lives.

Chiplet-based design is … Read More


Breker’s Maheen Hamid Believes Shared Vision Unifying Factor for Business Success

Breker’s Maheen Hamid Believes Shared Vision Unifying Factor for Business Success
by Bob Smith on 07-26-2023 at 6:00 am

Maheen Hamid

Maheen Hamid, a member of the ESD Alliance (a SEMI Technology Community) Governing Council and a member of SEMI’s North America Advisory Board, is an astute business executive. Together with her husband Adnan Hamid, they founded Breker Verification Systems, a company developing test synthesis solutions. She serves today … Read More


Nominations for Phil Kaufman Award, Phil Kaufman Hall of Fame Close June 30

Nominations for Phil Kaufman Award, Phil Kaufman Hall of Fame Close June 30
by Paul Cohen on 06-07-2023 at 10:00 am

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Plan ahead now because Friday, June 30, is the deadline to submit nominations for the Phil Kaufman Award and the Phil Kaufman Hall of Fame for anyone you think is deserving of these honors. If you haven’t given it any thought, please consider nominating someone.

Before we look at both and the nomination requirements, here’s a thumbnail… Read More


Cadence Hosts ESD Alliance Seminar on New Export Regulations Affecting EDA and SIP March 28

Cadence Hosts ESD Alliance Seminar on New Export Regulations Affecting EDA and SIP March 28
by Bob Smith on 03-10-2023 at 6:00 am

ESD Alliance Export Seminar 2023

Anyone interested in learning about general trade compliance concepts or how export control and sanction regulations affect the electronic systems design ecosystem will want to attend the upcoming ESD Alliance export seminar. It will be hosted by Ada Loo, chair of the ESD Alliance Export Committee and Cadence’s Group Director… Read More


ESD Alliance Export Seminar on The Impact of New Regulations on EDA and SIP

ESD Alliance Export Seminar on The Impact of New Regulations on EDA and SIP
by Admin on 03-02-2023 at 9:50 pm

The ESD Alliance Export Committee will hold a seminar called “The Impact of New Regulations on the Semiconductor Design Ecosystem.” This seminar is presented by the ESD Alliance, a SEMI Technology Community, and will be hosted by Cadence Design Systems at their San Jose Headquarters. The Cadence Government and Trade Team will

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2022 Phil Kaufman Award Ceremony and Banquet Honoring Dr. Giovanni De Micheli

2022 Phil Kaufman Award Ceremony and Banquet Honoring Dr. Giovanni De Micheli
by Daniel Nenni on 01-10-2023 at 8:00 am

2022 Giovanni De Micheli

One of the first events on the 2023 EDA calendar is the Phil Kaufman Award ceremony and banquet honoring the 2022 recipient Dr. Giovanni De Micheli. The event, hosted by the Electronic System Design Alliance (ESD Alliance) and the IEEE Council on Electronic Design Automation (CEDA), will be held Thursday, February 23, starting… Read More


Supply Chain Verification: Critical Enabler for Next-Generation Medtech Innovations

Supply Chain Verification: Critical Enabler for Next-Generation Medtech Innovations
by Bob Smith on 07-03-2022 at 6:00 am

SEMICON West Panel

Chip design verification has long been a key component of any design project developing silicon intended to go into manufacturing. As designs become more complex, so does the manufacturing risk, and the focus on thorough verification becomes ever more critical.

Another dimension of complexity coming into play and considered… Read More


The ESD Alliance CEO Outlook is Coming April 28 –– Live!

The ESD Alliance CEO Outlook is Coming April 28 –– Live!
by Bob Smith on 04-10-2022 at 10:00 am

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It’s not often our community is able to attend an in-person discussion where executives share their insights on industry trends, especially over the past two years as the pandemic swept across the globe.

Well, that’s about to change and I suggest you start jotting down questions as the ESD Alliance plans its first in-person CEO … Read More


CEO Interview: Aki Fujimura of D2S

CEO Interview: Aki Fujimura of D2S
by Daniel Nenni on 03-18-2022 at 6:00 am

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Curvilinear Design Primer for Design, Packaging Communities

This interview was done by Bob Smith, Executive Director, ESD Alliance, a SEMI Technology Community.

Previously, Fujimura served as CTO at Cadence Design Systems and returned to Cadence for the second time through the acquisition of Simplex Solutions where he was… Read More


Webinar: Beyond the Basics of IP-based Digital Design Management

Webinar: Beyond the Basics of IP-based Digital Design Management
by Daniel Payne on 03-08-2022 at 10:00 am

Digital Design Flow

According to the ESD Alliance, the single biggest revenue category in our industry is for semiconductor IP, so the concept of IP reuse is firmly established as a way to get complex products to market more quickly and reducing risk. On the flip side, with hundreds or even thousands of IP blocks in a complex SoC, how does a team, division… Read More