Nodal centre to train VLSI engineers

Friday, 24 December 2004, 08:00 Hrs
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HYDERABAD: Sun Microsystems Inc, Cadence and Veda IIT Thursday announced a joint initiative to build the nation's first nodal "Centre for Competency" (CoC) for research and development in VLSI (Very Large Scale Integration) engineering, design automation and embedded system engineering.

The centre, to be located here, will be based on Sun's grid infrastructure technologies. It will arm students with up-to-date academic skills and hands on experience in all VLSI design and engineering functions.

As part of the initiative, Sun will facilitate the advancement of training and research in VLSI technology.

"By promoting the first nodal VLSI CoC in India we are reinforcing Veda IIT's vision of providing world class VLSI education facility in India," said Dasaradha R. Gude, chairman, Veda IIT, a premier institute in VLSI engineering.

"We want to create more human capital to meet the growing requirements of industry," said Himanshu Singh, executive director (India and SAARC), Cadence Design Systems (I) Private Limited, the world's largest supplier of electronic design technologies and engineering services.

"It will be a win-win situation for both industry and academia," he said.


Source: IANS
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