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Upcoming Talks 

DateTalk TitleSpeakerYouTube Link

8 April 2022

Viewing Ionizing Radiation with a CMOS Image Sensor

Prof. Jose Lipovetzky,
CNEA, Bariloche, Argentina

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22 April 2022

Bio-Inspired Smart Infrared Image Sensor for the Time-Critical Applications

Prof. Christophe Bobda,
University of Florida, USA

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29 April 2022

Ultimate Field-Effect Transistors with 3D Stacked Nanowires

Prof. Volkan Kursun, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway

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13 May 2022

HW/SW Codesign for Reliable Brain-inspired Computing on Unreliable beyond von-Neumann Architectures

Prof. Hussam Amrouch,
University of Stuttgart, Germany

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20 May 2022

Energy Harvesting Circuits for IoT ApplicationsProf. Alessandro Girardi,
Unipampa, Brazil
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27 May 2022

Recent Advances in Frequency Synthesis

Prof. Michael Peter Kennedy, University College Dublin, Ireland

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3 June 2022

Power Management Units for IoT

Prof. Marcelino Santos, Universidade de Lisboa, IST/INESC-ID/Silicongate Lda, Portugal

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10 June 2022

Symmetric and Asymmetric Superlattice Quantum Well Infrared PhotodetectorsProfa. Patricia Lustosa,
PUC-Rio, Brazil
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17 June 2022

Signal Encoding – A Milestone towards Energy Efficiency

Prof. Vasilis F. Pavlidis, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece

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24 June 2022

Engineering the Future of AI for the Software and the Hardware Design Industry

Dr. Ruchir Puri, IBM Research, USA

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1 July 2022

Multisensor Smart Systems for Precision Agriculture

Prof. Danilo Demarchi, Politecnico di Torino, Italy

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8 July 2022

Analog (Layout) Synthesis – Back to the Future

Prof. Helmut Graeb, Technical University of Munich, Germany

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Past Talks

DateTalk TitleSpeakerYouTube Link
1 April 2022Emerging Memory Technologies: Overview and ApplicationsProf. Raphael Brum,
UFRGS, Brazil
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25 March 2022Numerical Methods for Nonlinear RF Circuit Analysis Prof. Eduardo Lima,
UFPR, Brazil
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18 March 2022Active and Accelerated Recovery of Integrated CircuitsProf. Mircea Stan,
University of Virginia, USA
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11 March 2022Advanced Build-In Test for AMS/RF circuits: industrial solutions and future directionsDr. Salvador Mir,
CNRS/Univ. Grenoble Aples/TIMA, France
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25 February 2022Graph Neural Networks for Hardware SecurityDr. Lilas Alrahis,
New York University Abu Dhabi, UAE
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18 February 2022Automated Synthesis and Architecture Optimization for Deep Learning Accelerator DesignsProf. Jason Cong,
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26 November 2021Challenges in Pre-Silicon Verification of Analog Mixed Signal Automotive ProductsRoberta BurgerWatch Now
23 November 2021IEEE CASS-RS/SSCS-EDS-RS/CEDA-Brazil Industrial TalkCleber Figueira, SMART Modular TechnologiesWatch Now
12 November 2021How to Feed a Growing Population While Conserving the Planet's Resources - IoT to the RescueDr. Victor Grimblatt, SynopsysWatch Now
5 November 2021An Open Platform Approach to Low-Power Computing System DesignProf. Luca BeniniWatch Now
29 October 2021In-Network Computing and Switch Virtualization Walk into a BarProf. Jose Azabjua, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, BrazilWatch Now
22 October 2021The Role of ICT in the Industry 4.0 Paradigm and the Neuromorphic Technology OpportunityProfs. Enrico Macii and Gianvito UrgeseWatch Now
15 October 2021Some Aspects of Machine Learning Computer ArchitectureProf. Nader Bagherzadeh, the University of Calfornia at Irvine, USAWatch Now
8 October 2021Brain-Inspired Edge AI ArchitectureProf. David Atienza, Embedded Systems Laboratory (ESL), EPFL, SwitzerlandWatch Now
17 September 2021Under the Hood of OpenFPGAPierre-Emmanuel Gaillardon
University of Utah, USA
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10 September 2021Improving Reliability of DNN Algorithms and AcceleratorsProf. Sandip Kundu, The University of Massachusetts AmherstWatch Now
3 September 2021New Modalities for Acquisition, Representation, Processing, and Visualization of Image: Plenoptic Functions and Light Fields

Prof. Eduardo da Silva, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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20 August 2021Heterogeneous Integrations - 3D Systems and Emerging Devices

Prof. Malgorzata Chrzanowska-Jeske, Portland State University, Portland, USA

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13 August 2021Video Coding State-of-the-Art and Trends

Prof. Luciano Agostini, Universidade Federal de Pelotas, Brazil

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6 August 2021Reconfigure the World: Adaptive-Transfer-Function and Multi-Band RF Filtering Devices for Emerging Wireless Systems

Prof. Roberto Gomez-Garcia, University of Alcala, Spain

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30 July 2021Energy Efficient In-MRAM Computing

Hao Cai, Southeast University in Nanjing, China

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23 July 2021Computational Storage and its Applications for Machine LearningDr. Vladimir Alves, CTO at NGD Systems, USAWatch Now
22 July 2021Enabling the Next Generation of Always Connected Cars; Ka-band Electronically Steerable Flat Panel AntennasAlan Wong, EnSilica, UKWatch Now
16 July 2021Approximate Hardware Accelerators for Video CodingProf. Claudio Diniz, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, BrazilWatch Now
9 July 2021Hardware Security Instances to Secure IoT SensorsProf. Élkim Roa, Universidad Industrial de SantanderWatch Now
2 July 2021Wearable Medical Devices: Sensing and Powering from a Distance Prof. Fernando Silveira, Universidad de la RepúblicaWatch Now
25 June 2021Safety & Reliability Challenges in Today’s Autonomous VehiclesDr. Yervant Zorian, SynopsysWatch Now
18 June 2021The Electrical Design of Biological Systems: What can we learn from the Brain of a Fly? Dr. Lou Scheffer, Howard Hughes Medical InstituteWatch Now
11 June 2021 Machine Learning Methods in VLSI Computer-Aided DesignProf. Ibrahim (Abe) M. Elfadel, Khalifa UniversityWatch Now
4 June 2021Going New Ways in Embedded System DesignProf. Michael Hübner, Brandenburg University of TechnologyWatch Now
21 May 2021Accelerators for Deep LearningKrishnakumar Nair, FacebookWatch Now
14 May 2021Immersive Media Technology: Challenges, Solutions, and TrendsProf. Bruno Zatt, Universidade Federal de PelotasWatch Now
7 May 2021Automating Analog Layout: Why This Time is DifferentProf. Sachin S. Sapatnekar, University of MinnesotaWatch Now
23 April 2021Single Flux Quantum Circuits, Algorithms, and Design MethodologiesProf. Eby G. Friedman, University of RochesterWatch Now
16 April 2021Algorithms and Architectures for Morphological Image ProcessingProf. Ricardo Jacobi, University of BrazilWatch Now
9 April 2021The Challenges of Software-Defined HardwareRob Aitken, Arm ResearchWatch Now
26 March 2021 Early Soft Error Assessment of Embedded Deep Inference NetworksLuciano Ost, Loughborough UniversityWatch Now
19 March 2021Analysis and Optimization of Mesh-based Clock Distribution ArchitecturesDr. Gustavo Wilke, SynopsysWatch Now
12 March 2021Reliable and Low Power Design for STT-MRAMProf. Yuanqing Cheng, Beihang UniversityWatch Now
5 March 2021Efficient Deep Learning at ScaleRodrigo Calderón Rico, AppleWatch Now
26 February 2021Programming Human SpacesProf. Rajesh K. Gupta, UC San Diego, USAWatch Now
19 February 2021Challenges in the Design of Integrated Systems for IoTProf. Ricardo Reis, Instituto de Informática, UFRGS, BraziWatch Now
12 February 2021Efficient Deep Learning at ScaleProf. Hai "Helen" Li, Duke University, USAWatch Now
5 February 202121st-Century NanoSystems for Abundant-Data Computing: The N3XT 1,000X Prof. Subhasish Mitra, Stanford University, USAWatch Now
27 November 2020Of Brains and ComputersProf. Jan Rabaey, UC Berkeley & IMECWatch Now
25 November 2020SMDH: Development of ASICs and Radiation Hardened Integrated CircuitsJoäo Baptista Martins, SMDHWatch Now
20 November 2020Microarchitectural Vulnerability Assessment and MitigationsDr. Maria Mushtaq, University of MontpellierWatch Now
18 November 2020An Overview of 20 years of IC Design from Argentina Daniel Enrique Musciano, AllegroWatch Now
6 November 2020Safety and Reliability Challenges to Enable Highly Autonomous Intelligent SystemsProf. Cecilia Metra, University of BolognaWatch Now
30 October 2020Analog/Digital Interfaces in the Era of Digital TransformationProf. José M. de la Rosa, IMSE-CNMWatch Now
28 October 2020Optimization of a Forward Error Correction System using Genetic AlgorithmsFacundo Picco, I-TERAWatch Now
23 October 20203D Integration - Current Developments and Future Outlook Prof. Maciej Ogorzalek, Jagiellonian University KrakowWatch Now
21 October 2020Developing SOCs for Coherent Optical ApplicationsNestor Campos and Agustin Martino, INPHIWatch Now
16 October 2020Maximum CMOS Energy Efficiency for IoT Devices: The case for Near-Threshold Logic and Mixed-Signal CircuitsProf. Sergio Bampi, UFRGSWatch Now
9 October 2020Democratic Circuits for a Safer and Greener TomorrowProf. Giovanni De Micheli, EPFL LausanneWatch Now
7 October 2020Microelectronics Ecosystem in Brazil: Idea!'s PerspectiveJúlio César de Oliveira, IDEA!Watch Now
2 October 2020Assertion mining: what, how, and where?Graziano Pravadelli, University of VeronaWatch Now
30 September 2020Overview of Eldorado Activities in Micro and NanoelectronicsEduardo Rodrigues de Lima, Eldorado Research InstituteWatch Now
25 September 2020Facilitating the use of Asynchronous Design: From Dedicated Components to Push-button Circuit SynthesisProf. Ney Calazans, PUCRSWatch Now
23 September 2020Intel Costa Rica: Transformation from Manufacturing to Design CenterLuis Carlos Rosales Alpizar, IntelWatch Now
18 September 2020From Transistors to Systems: the Role of EDA in an Evolving WorldAlberto Sangiovanni-Vincentelli, UC BerkelyWatch Now
16 September 2020Development of Thick Film Electronic Devices in the Current ScenarioOsvaldo Correa, Microelectronics Division Director, TSAWatch Now
11 September 2020AI for IC and IC for AI: Closed-Loop Perspectives and Recent ResultsDavid Pan, the University of Texas at AustinWatch Now
9 September 2020Overview of the NXP Brazil Semiconductor Technology CenterCésar Dueñas, NXP Semiconductor Technology CenterWatch Now
4 September 2020Hardware Security: Functional Encryption and Chip AuthenticationKeshab K. Parhi, University of Minnesota, IEEE CASS DLWatch Now
2 September 2020Evolution and Opportunities of the Semiconductor Market in BrazilRogério Nunes, ABISEMWatch Now
21 August 2020Thinking About Future Computers With No Electric Current: Low Energy MachinesOmar Paranaiba, UFMGWatch Now
19 August 2020IMEC: Supporting the Industry EvolutionJacobus Swart, IMECWatch Now
14 August 2020CMOS for Quantum Computing: Devices, Circuits, Modeling and SimulationAndrei Vladimirescu, UC BerkelyWatch Now
12 August 2020Silvaco R&D Center in Brazil: An OverviewBernardo Culau, SilvacoWatch Now
7 August 2020

The Elmore Delay Revisited: Timing Estimates for RC Delay on Trees

Antun Domic, StanfordWatch Now
5 August 2020Advanced Static Sign-offCarlo Togni, Saggi/Real IntentWatch Now
31 July 2020The Crystal Ball for Chip DesignProf. Jiang Hu, Texas A&M UniversityWatch Now
29 July 2020Solutions in Software and Hardware that yields high-quality IC and Hardware DesignMarcelo Silva, CadenceWatch Now
24 July 2020Design and Mitigation Methods for COTS FPGAs for AerospaceProf. Luca Sterpone, Politecnico di Torino, ItalyWatch Now
22 July 2020Intel’s Guadalajara Design Center DescriptionJesús Palomino Echartea, IntelWatch Now
15 July 2020Developing High Tech from Latin America - A Case StudyVictor Grimblatt, SynopsysWatch Now
10 July 2020 Multi-Core System Integration - Distributed HPC, Reliability, AI, and Open Hardware as EnablersProf. Jürgen Becker, Karlsruhe Institute of TechnologyWatch Now
8 July 2020ASIC flow: from concept to productDr. Paulo Augusto Dal Fabbro & Dr. Heider Marconi, CHIPUS, BrazilWatch Now
3 July 2020Analyzing the Reliability of Neural Networks in All Programmable SoC DevicesProf. Fernanda Kastensmidt, UFRGSWatch Now
1 July 2020Forget Modules, Go SiPDr. Edelweis Ritt and Dr. Willyan Hasenkamp, HTMicronWatch Now
26 June 2020Machine Learning Hardware with Architecture Will Win!Dr. Patrick Groeneveld, Cerebras Systems
19 June 2020Evolutionary Optimization of Cyber-Physical SystemsProf. Leandro Soares Indrusiak, University of YorkWatch Now
12 June 2020Radio Frequency Architectures for 5G and BeyondProf. François Rivet, IMS LabroratoryWatch Now
5 June 2020Design Application-Specific Machine Learning CoresDr. Claudionor Coelho, GoogleWatch Now