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Accellera - Home
Accellera was formed through the unification of Open Verilog International and VHDL International to focus on identifying new standards, development of standards and formats, and to foster the adoption of new methodologies.
ACM Association for Computing Machinery
The society for computing professionals

Bazargan, Kia
University of Minnesota
Berkeley Wireless Center
University of California, Berkeley wireless research group
Blaauw, David
University of Michigan


CADRe Home Page
Center for Advanced Device Research (CADeR) at RIT.
Cao, Yu (Kevin)
Yu (Kevin) Cao, Department of EE, Arizona State University
CBL Home Page
Collaborative Benchmarking and Experimental Algorithmics Lab
Chang, Yao-Wen
Department of Electrical Engineering, National Taiwan University
Chen, Deming
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
Chu, Chris
Electrical and Computer Engineering, Iowa State University
Circuits and Systems Society
IEEE Circuits and Systems Society
Course notes for CMOS VLSI Design: A Circuits and Systems
CMP resources
Chip multiprocessing resources News, academic papers, and presentations on dual-core and multicore processors
Community of Science (COS) - Funding resource, expertise database and abstract management system
global resource for hard-to-find information critical to scientific research and other projects across all disciplines
Cong, Jason
Department of Computer Science, University of California, Los Angeles


The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) is the central research and development organization for the Department of Defense (DoD).
Davoodi, Azadeh
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Wisconsin, Madison
ESNUG Archive
Design And Reuse
The Web's System-On-Chip Design Resource - IP, Core, System-On-Chip
Digital Integrated Circuits, Second Edition, Jan M. Rabaey
Course notes for Digital Integrated Circuits
DUDE - DUplicate text DEtection
ACM and IEEE joint project to reduce (self) plagiarism in scholarly works


eCircuit Center
The goal of this site is a place where the learning of electronics is hands-on and fun.
The Electronic Design Automation Consortium is the international association of companies developing design tools and services that enable engineers to create the world's electronic products.
News, Opinions, Jobs - Engineering Village
Engineering Village is a research tool that provides engineers with the right information and more intelligence about the information they are looking at.


Friedman, Eby G.
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Rochester

gEDA Project Homepage
The gEDA project has produced and continues working on a full GPL'd suite of Electronic Design Automation tools.
GSRC Bookshelf
The bookshelf is a new electronic medium centered around high-quality implementations of optimization algorithms for VLSI CAD and information relevant to creating and evaluating such implementations.
Guthaus, Matthew R.
University of California Santa Cruz


He, Lei
Electrical Engineering, University of California, Los Angeles


IBM Research | IBM Research | Design Automation
Research in design automation is carried out in the Design Automation Department at the Thomas J. Watson Research Center in Yorktown Heights, New York; and in the Computer-Aided Design and Analysis group at the Austin Research Laboratory in Texas.
Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers - the world's leading professional association for the advancement of technology
IEEE Computer Society
IEEE-CS main web page
IEEE Transactions on Computer-Aided Design of Integrated Circuits and Systems
IEEE Xplore: Dynamic Home Page
Delivering full-text access to the world's highest quality technical literature in electrical engineering, computer science, and electronics.
Integrated Circuits Lab@Brown University
The Integrated Circuit (IC) Laboratory at Brown University
Intel Strategic CAD Labs, Technology & Research
The Strategic CAD Labs (SCL) is the primary CAD research group at Intel., Inc. Homepage
Formerly the Timberwolf Group
The International Technology Roadmap for Semiconductors, known throughout the world as the ITRS, is the fifteen-year assessment of the semiconductor industry's future technology requirements .
IWLS 2005 Benchmarks
IWLS 2005 Benchmarks


Jiang Hu's Favorite Links
VLSI CAD Research Online Resources, Groups, People, and Funding Sources


Kahng, Andrew B.
University of California, San Diego, VLSI CAD Laboratory
Kastner, Ryan
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of California, Santa Barbara
Koh, Cheng-Kok
Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana


Li, Peng
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering,Texas A&M University
Lillis, John
Department of Computer Science, University of Illinois at Chicago
Lim, Sung Kyu
School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology
Liu, Xun
Electrical and Computer Engineering, North Carolina State University


Madden, Patrick
Computer Science Dept., State University of New York at Binghamton
Mandoiu, Ion
Computer Science and Engineering Depart. University of Connecticut
Markov, Igor
Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, University of Michigan
Micro Magic
Micro Magic is a chip solutions company
Microelectronic Systems News
Microelectronic Systems News, includes items of interest to those designing, prototyping and producing all types of microelectronic systems including embedded systems and programmable system-on-chip platforms using FPGAs.
Mississippi State Engineering Research Center
Microsystems Prototyping Laboratory
MOSIS Integrated Circuit Fabrication Service
MOSIS provides access to fabrication of prototype and low-volume production quantities of integrated circuits


National Science Foundation
The United States National Science Foundation (NSF) is an independent federal agency created by Congress in 1950
North Carolina State University EDA Wiki - NCSU EDA Wiki
A collection of design kits, methodologies, and tutorials for research and coursework in integrated circuit design.


Oklahoma State University VLSI Computer Architecture Research Group
VLSI Computer Architecture Research Group (VCAG) at Oklahoma State University


Pan, David
Electrical and Computer Engineering Dept., University of Texas at Austin
University of Michigan Physical Design Tools
Pennsylvania State University VLSI Educational Tools
This is an effort to provide information and links to VLSI Design Tools that can be shared and used by educators in their courses. Information on the MicroMagic Design environment, Cadence Tools, Magic Environment, HSPICE and IRSIM simulators can be foun
Predictive Technology Model (PTM)
The Predictive Technology Model (PTM) website! PTM provides accurate, customizable, and predictive model files for future transistor and interconnect technologies.
PSPICE 9.1 student version
PSPICE 9.1 student version


Qucs project: Quite Universal Circuit Simulator
Quite Universal Circuit Simulator, Good background information


Reda, Sherief
Engineering, Brown University
RLE :: Computational Prototyping Group
Jacob White and Luca Daniel, Massachusetts Institute of Technology


Sapatnekar, Sachin
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Minnesota
SEMATECH is the world's catalyst for accelerating the commercialization of technology innovations into manufacturing solutions
Semiconductor Research Corporation
SRC is the world's leading advanced semiconductor university research consortium
Shi, Weiping
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Texas A&M University
SIGDA Proceeding Archives
Southern Methodist University Design Automation Research Group
VLSI/CAD, FPGA/CAD and Reconfigurable Computing Group at Southern Methodist University.


Tan, Sheldon
Electrical Engineering, University of California, Riverside
Tanner EDA
Tanner, the makers of L-EDIT and other tools
The Quantum Circuits Group
Quantum Circuits Group
TIMA Laboratory
Techniques of Informatics and Microelectronics for Integrated-Systems Architecture
Tsinghua University Institute of Microelectronics
The research fields in the CAD Research Division include semiconductor device physics and VLSI CAD.


UMC is a world-leading semiconductor foundry, specializing in the contract manufacturing of customer designed ICs for high performance semiconductor applications.
University of California Santa Barbara VLSI Design Automation Lab--mms group
Design Automation, with emphasis on Logic and Physical Synthesis.
University of Colorado at Boulder VLSI CAD Research Group
The VLSI/CAD group at University of Colorado, Boulder focuses primarily on the development of Computer Aided Design (CAD) tools and algorithms.
University of Maryland VLSI Design Automation Lab
The VLSI Design Automation Laboratory serves as a facility for the design, prototyping, and testing of cutting-edge electronic systems, exploiting state-of-the-art CAD tools and testing equipment.
University of Virgina VLSI CAD Research Group
University of Virgina CAD Research
University of Wisconsin VLSI and EDA research laboratory


Virgina Tech Laboratory for VLSI and Design Automation
Virgina Tech Laboratory for the design, modeling, testing, and analysis of computational machines.
Visweswariah, Chandu
Circuit and Interconnect Analysis Research Lab: Watson Research Center (Yorktown)





Zhou, Hai
Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at Northwestern University