Entries by Terry Berke

Si2 Approves IC Design Simulation Standards for Gallium Nitride Devices

Si2 Approves Two IC Design Simulation Standards for Fast-Growing Gallium Nitride Market Compact Model Coalition Models Expected to Reduce Costs, Speed Time-to-Market   For Immediate Release   AUSTIN–The Silicon Integration Initiative’s (Si2) Compact Model Coalition (CMC) has approved two integrated circuit design simulation standards that target the fast-growing global market for gallium nitride semiconductors. The […]

Empyrean Software, Qorvo Join Si2 Compact Model Coalition

  Empyrean Software, Qorvo Join Si2 Compact Model Coalition   For Immediate Release   AUSTIN, Texas—Empyrean Software and Qorvo have joined the Silicon Integration Initiative (Si2) Compact Model Coalition (CMC), a collaborative group that funds the standardization of cost-saving SPICE models for integrated circuit designs. They join 30 other companies that increasingly rely on the […]

Si2 Recruiting Engineering Students for IC Design Program

  Silicon Integration Initiative (Si2) is recruiting engineering students for its University Partner Network, a program that offers real-world, electronic design automation job experience. Si2 is the industry’s most experienced, federally registered research and development joint venture for the collaborative development of standard, interoperable EDA software.  Marshall Tiner, director of Production Standards, who oversees the […]

New Si2 Working Group to Develop Unified Power Model for System-Level IC Design

AUSTIN—Silicon Integration Initiative, Inc. (Si2), a research and development joint venture focused on integrated circuit design tool interoperability standards, has launched a System Level Power working group to create the Si2 Unified Power Model (UPM), a standard which will strengthen power management in system-level IC design. Jerry Frenkil, director of the OpenStandards Coalition, which incubates […]

Prashant Varshney of Mentor Graphics Elected to Si2 OpenAccess Board

Prashant Varshney is Mentor Graphics’ newly elected representative on the Si2 OpenAccess Coalition board of directors and OpenAccess Change Team. Prashant is the group director of Product Marketing at Mentor, where he oversees marketing efforts for the new design platform for developing mixed-signal IoT SoCs, senors, MEMS, silicon photonics and industrial IoT applications. Previously at […]

Si2 University Partner Network Helps Launch EDA Career

It didn’t take long for Sushmitha Moturi to successfully leverage her volunteer experience in the Si2 University Partner Network. After earning a graduate in electrical engineering at the University of Florida, Sushmitha joined Qualcomm as an embedded software stability engineer. She credits the next network and its industry mentors for helping launch her EDA career. “Volunteering […]