Entries by Phillip Isenhart

Geoffrey Coram of Analog Devices Wins Si2 Pinnacle Award

Geoffrey Coram, staff CAD engineer at Analog Devices, has received the quarterly Silicon Integration Initiative Pinnacle Award, recognizing volunteers for their exceptional contributions to Si2’s success as a leading semiconductor research and development joint venture. Coram serves as chair of three working groups within the Si2 Compact Model Coalition, which pools industry resources to fund the development of […]

Mark Rossman Elected Architect of SI2 OpenAccess Change Team

Mark Rossman, software engineering group director at Cadence Design Systems, is the new architect of the Si2 OpenAccess Change Team, the approving body for changes to the OpenAccess API and reference database implementation. He replaces Michaela Guiney, also from Cadence, who retired in December. Rossman has spent over 40 years in electronic design automation, developing […]

Michaela Guiney Named Si2 Pinnacle Award Winner

Michaela Guiney, who recently retired after an 18-year career with Cadence Design Systems, has received the quarterly Silicon Integration Initiative Pinnacle Award, recognizing volunteers for their exceptional contributions to Si2’s success as a leading semiconductor research and development joint venture. Guiney’s latest role at Cadence was senior software architect, working on IC custom design software, […]

Si2 Reorganizes, Promotes Two Technologists to Bolster Semiconductor Interoperability Programs

Silicon Integration Initiative, a leading research and development joint venture, has promoted two technologists as part of a reorganization to strengthen semiconductor industry design flow interoperability among its member companies. Leigh Anne Clevenger, formerly director of OpenStandards, was promoted to vice president of Technology, and Marshall Tiner, formerly director of Production Standards, to senior director […]

Anant Adke of Siemens EDA Joins Si2 Board of Directors

Anant Adke, vice president of Engineering, Siemens EDA, has been elected to the Silicon Integration Initiative board of directors. He replaces Juan Rey, who retired from Siemens EDA in December. Adke manages the Siemens EDA—formerly Mentor Graphics—Calibre engineering group, which develops high-performance, compute-intensive software addressing the physical verification needs of the semiconductor industry’s leading-edge nodes. […]

Colin Shaw of Silvaco Named Si2 Pinnacle Award Winner

Colin Shaw, senior corporate applications engineer at Silvaco, has received the quarterly Silicon Integration Initiative Pinnacle Award, recognizing volunteers for their exceptional contributions to Si2’s success as a leading semiconductor research and development joint venture. A chartered engineer with over 30 years of semiconductor industry experience, Shaw serves as chair of six Si2 Compact Model […]

Si2 Launches TITAN Initiative Advancing Silicon-to-System Technology Interoperability

Plans to Address Challenges Posed by Duality of Moore’s Law and  More than Moore 3D-IC Trends in Vertical Markets Silicon Integration Initiative has launched the Technology Interoperability Trajectory Advisory CouNcil, a thought leadership collaboration to drive industry growth in crucial vertical semiconductor markets. TITAN will work with Si2 member companies to explore a spectrum of […]

Joydip Das of Samsung Named Si2 Pinnacle Award Winner

Joydip Das, staff engineer at Samsung Austin Research & Development Center in Austin, Texas, has received the quarterly Silicon Integration Initiative Pinnacle Award. This award recognizes volunteers for their exceptional contributions to Si2’s success as a leading semiconductor R&D joint venture. Das was selected for his contributions to the Si2 AI/ML in EDA Special Interest […]

Authors of AI/ML White Paper Win Annual Si2 Power of Partnerships Award

Presentation set during Si2 Annual Technology Forum Authors of a groundbreaking Silicon Integration Initiative white paper identifying a common data model as the most critical need to accelerate artificial intelligence and machine learning in semiconductor electronic design automation are winners of the 2021 Si2 Power of Partnerships Award. The annual awards recognize the Si2 volunteer […]

Hongmei Li Named IBM Representative to Si2 OpenAccess Coalition

Hongmei Li is the new IBM representative to the Si2 OpenAccess Coalition.  Li currently manages the Product Design Enablement Group in the IBM electronic design automation organization. She replaces Paul Stabler, a long-time supporter of OpenAccess activities, who is retiring from IBM. Over her 17-year IBM career, Li has worked on radio-frequency MOSFET and passive […]