SANTA CLARA, Calif., Oct. 12, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Silvaco, Inc., a leading provider of electronic design automation software and semiconductor IP, today announced that Dr. Raul Camposano has joined Silvaco’s Technical Advisory Board (TAB). Dr. Camposano brings an accomplished record in industry and academia to the TAB, where he will contribute his expertise in semiconductor design to Silvaco’s leadership team to advance the company’s technology roadmap.
Dr. Camposano is currently CEO of Sage-DA, and held positions of CTO, Senior Vice President, and General Manager at Synopsys for more than ten years. He also previously served as CEO of EDA startups Xoomsys and Nimbic, which was acquired by Mentor Graphics in 2014. Prior to joining Synopsys, Dr. Camposano was concurrently a professor of Computer Science at the University of Paderborn, and Institute Director for Design of Integrated Circuits at GMD. His early career was as a research staff member at IBM’s T.J. Watson Research Center. A distinguished author and researcher, he has published over 70 technical papers and three books, and was an Advisory Professor at Fudan University and the Chinese Academy of Sciences. He was elected Fellow of the IEEE in 1999. Dr. Camposano holds a B.S. and M.S. in EE from the University of Chile, and a Ph.D. in CS from the University of Karlsruhe.
Operating under the leadership of Silvaco's CEO David L. Dutton, the TAB is a collaborative team of industry and academic experts leveraging their industry knowledge and subject matter expertise to assist the Silvaco management and technology team to refine its technology vision and roadmap. Dr. Camposano joins Dr. Siegfried Selberherr and Dr. Jin Jang as outside experts on the TAB.
“It is an exciting time to join Silvaco’s TAB, as the company has been growing its technology portfolio to take on the significant technology challenges facing the semiconductor design community,” said Dr. Camposano. “I look forward to helping develop the technology vision necessary to meet those challenges.”
“We are privileged to be able to announce the addition of Dr. Camposano to our technology advisory board,” said David L. Dutton, CEO of Silvaco. “His deep expertise and experience in both the technology and business of semiconductor design will be of tremendous assistance as we further develop our growth strategies.”
Silvaco, Inc. is a leading EDA provider of software tools used for process and device development and for analog/mixed-signal, power IC and memory design. Silvaco delivers a full TCAD-to-signoff flow for vertical markets including: displays, power electronics, optical devices, radiation and soft error reliability and advanced CMOS process and IP development. For over 30 years, Silvaco has enabled its customers to bring superior products to market with reduced cost and in the shortest time. The company is headquartered in Santa Clara, California and has a global presence with offices located in North America, Europe, Japan and Asia. www.silvaco.com.
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