SURGE Grenoble

Silvaco announces the launch of a Silvaco Users Seminar at various Silvaco sites in 2017.

SURGE (Silvaco UseRs Global Event) is a premier and unique event that brings together both the EDA as well as the IP community to discuss new technologies, smart integration for innovative applications and new techniques for realizing advanced designs.

  • Live demo of the new MIPI I3C℠ semiconductor intellectual property (IP)
  • Unique variety of technical presentations
  • Roadmap presentations and exciting technology updates
  • Networking opportunities with industry experts

Silvaco France will be hosting SURGE on November 9, 2017. To stay up to date on the agenda and exciting additions to Grenoble SURGE, please register for Grenoble SURGE

Time:

  • November 9, 2017 12:30 - 9pm

Venue:

  • Chateau de Sassenage
  • Allée du Château 38360 Sassenage, France

Agenda

Time
1:45PM Registration
2:30PM Welcome Address - Dr. Firas Mohamed
2:35PM Technology Updates From Silvaco CEO - Dave Dutton
Since Silvaco announced the entry of new CEO, David Dutton in 2014, he has continued to drive the company toward its next phase of innovation and growth. Where will Silvaco go from now on? He will introduce the strategy for Silvaco’s continued growth.
3:00PM TCAD Applications In Optics & Photonics Division At LETI - Alexandre Ferron
3:20PM IC Design Activity at LETI - Thierry Collette
3:40PM Enabling TCAD From nm To mm Scale Devices - Dr. Eric Guichard
Thyristor, IGBT, FDSOI, and FinFET are the main technologies behind automotive, IoT, and microprocessors respectively. We will review how we can simulate and optimize them using a common TCAD platform.
4:00PM Designing With New Device Technologies Using Silvaco - Dr. Bogdan Tudor
Using Silvaco modeling tools such as Utmost IV and TechModeler to create macromodeling methodologies.
4:20PM Coffee Break
4:35PM Complete Custom Design Flow Using Silvaco - Brian Bradburn
Overview of Silvaco custom design flow with schematic capture (Gateway), layout editing (Expert), and physical verification (Guardian) to better equip your circuit designers.
4:55PM Simulation of Highly Structured Designs in SmartSpice Pro/ SmartSpice Advanced Features For CPU Designers- Dr. Andrei Pashkovich
5:20PM Why Processor Wars Don’t Matter Any More - Warren Savage
Today there are a dizzying variety of embedded processor cores available to SoC designers. But differentiation comes increasingly, not from the CPU, but from the surrounding subsystem. Silvaco provides that differentiation through its processor agnostic platforms which allows the designer to create a system design that is uniquely optimized for their application versus being tied solely to what’s available for the CPU. We will discuss the factors behind choosing a processor and quickly putting together platform that provides customers a flexible, scalable approach to building modern SoC designs.
5:45PM Silvaco, Fostering Innovation, Silvaco France Case - Dr. Firas Mohamed
As a long-time leading TCAD and EDA company, Silvaco provides comprehensive flows and innovative solutions to assist with development of the “technology behind the chip”. A key element of the company strategy is a focus on innovation and the expansion of its R&D sites across the world to benefit from the most prosperous environments. At the end of 2015 and in the spring of 2016, Silvaco established a strong presence in the French Alps, world-class R&D & industrial ecosystem, with the acquisition of Infiniscale and edXact, both addressing the most advanced technology needs.
6:10PM High Performance Analog And Mixed-Signal IC Developments in STMicroelectronics Grenoble - Laurent Jamet
6:30PM Closing Remarks and Diner

*Tracks and times are subject to change without notice.

Surge Highlights:

Firas Mohamed
Welcome Address Dr. Firas Mohamed
Silvaco, Inc.
General Manager, Silvaco France

Dr Firas is General Manager of Silvaco France. He is Head of process variability and netlist reduction products line. Firas has over twenty three years experience in EDA industry.


David L. Dutton
Technology Updates From Silvaco CEO David L. Dutton
CEO, Silvaco

Since Silvaco announced the entry of new CEO, David Dutton in 2014, he has continued to drive the company toward its next phase of innovation and growth. Where will Silvaco go from now on? He will introduce the strategy for Silvaco’s continued growth.


Laurent Jamet
High Performance Analog And Mixed-Signal IC Developments In STMicroelectronics Grenoble Laurent Jamet
General Purpose Analog Division
Signal Conditioning & Interface Business Unit Director, Analog & Mems Group


Alexandre Ferron
TCAD applications in Optics & Photonics Division at LETI Alexandre Ferron
Research Engineer , CEA, LETI

Alexandre Ferron received the M.S. degree in physics for semiconductor materials from National Institute of Applied Sciences, Rennes, France, 1998. He was a Technology Computer Aided Design (TCAD) Engineer for 9 years at Silvaco, Grenoble. Since June 2009, he has been a Research Engineer in Optics and Photonics Division, CEA, LETI. He helps designers to investigate new architectures for innovative devices through TCAD simulations. He is attached to the laboratory of infrared detectors where he develops predictive models for devices made in HgCdTe.


Thierry Collette, Ph.D
IC Design Activity at LETI Thierry Collette, Ph.D
VP Division,
Head of Architecture, IC Design and Embedded Software Division


Eric Guichard
Enabling TCAD From nm To mm Scale Devices Dr. Eric Guichard
Vice President of the TCAD Division, Silvaco

Dr. Eric Guichard is Vice President of Silvaco’s TCAD Division. He is responsible for managing all aspects of the TCAD division from R&D to field operations.


Brian Bradburn
Complete Custom Design Flow Using Silvaco Brian Bradburn
Head of EDA, Front-End/Back-End, Silvaco

Brian Bradburn is Head of Silvaco's EDA product group, driving the design, development and vision of the front-end and back-end flow of products.


Dr Bogdan Tudor
Designing With New Device Technologies Using Silvaco Dr. Bogdan Tudor
Senior Manager, Device Characterization, Silvaco

Bogdan Tudor is Head of Device Characterization for Silvaco, leading the UTMOST and Modeling Service teams. He has over 20 years of experience in model development and characterization software.


Dr Andrei Pashkovich
Simulation of Highly Structured Designs in SmartSpice Pro/ SmartSpice Advanced Features For CPU Designers Dr. Andrei Pashkovich
Head of Simulation, Silvaco

Andrei Pashkovich is Head of Silvaco's Simulation products line, overseeing the group's R&D circuit simulation, numeric algorithms and semiconductor modeling activities.


Warren Savage
Why Processor Wars Don’t Matter Any More Warren Savage
General Manager, IP, Silvaco

Warren Savage serves as the General Manager of Silvaco’s newly formed IP Division. He has spent his entire career in Silicon Valley with engineering and management roles in leading companies including Fairchild Semiconductor, Tandem Computers, Synopsys, and most recently with IPextreme.