Cadence India’s university program best-in-class technology to educational institutions in Pune
Seminar in Pune to provide faculty with key insights into VLSI (Very Large Scale Integration)
Pune, Friday 23rd August 2013: Cadence Design Systems (India) Pvt. Ltd. held a seminar on VLSI design in Pune on the 23rd of August, 2013, at the Courtyard by the Marriott. The seminar will update engineering college faculty groups with the latest trends and technologies in the field of VLSI design, and also address how educational institutions can help bridge the demand-supply gap that the semiconductor industry is facing. The seminar will provide a platform for the teaching fraternity to exchange views and discuss new ideas.
Dr. G K Kharate, Dean–Faculty of Engineering, University of Pune, will deliver the keynote, followed by sessions focused on industry – academia collaboration and recent technology trends in VLSI design by Jayashankar Narayankutty, Sales Director, and Naresh Ramachandran, Director, both from Cadence, respectively.
This seminar is a part of the Cadence University Program which now has more than 350 institutes enrolled across India, including IITs, NITs and private engineering colleges. The Cadence University Program aims at providing educational institutions commercial-grade software so that students have access to best-in-class technology.
Speaking about the Program, Jaswinder Ahuja, corporate vice president and managing director, Cadence Design Systems (India) Pvt. Ltd., said, “Cadence has a long-standing commitment to developing India’s talent pool through its Cadence University Program. The semiconductor industry is facing a demand-supply gap of “design aware” talent coming out of engineering colleges, and the Cadence University Program aims at narrowing that gap. The Program encompasses not just access to best-in-class software, but also faculty development;
“Seminars like the University Seminar that Cadence is holding in Pune are important because they provide the engineering faculty an opportunity to update themselves on the latest trends in VLSI design and share ideas around enhancing their students’ education with the latest technologies being used by the industry today.”
Cadence enables global electronic design innovation and plays an essential role in the creation of today's integrated circuits and electronics. Customers use Cadence software, hardware, IP, and services to design and verify advanced semiconductors, consumer electronics, networking and telecommunications equipment, and computer systems. The company is headquartered in San Jose, Calif., with sales offices, design centers, and research facilities around the world to serve the global electronics industry. More information about the company, its products, and services is available at www.cadence.com.