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Microelectronics Systems Education, IEEE International Conference on (2003)
Anaheim, California
June 1, 2003 to June 2, 2003
ISBN: 0-7695-1973-3
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Session 1: Keynote, The Nano Revolution and its Effects on Micro/Nano Systems Education

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Computing Curricula - Computer Engineering (PDF)

Murali Varanasi , University of South Florida
pp. 2
Poster Session: 1P

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APHYDS: The Academic Physical Design Skeleton (PDF)

Scott Hauck , University of Washington, Seattle
pp. 8

Harnessing FPGAs for Computer Architecture Education (PDF)

Mark Holland , University of Washington, Seattle
James Harris , University of Washington, Seattle
Scott Hauck , University of Washington, Seattle
pp. 12

Dynamic electrical characterization of CMOS-like Thin Film Transistor circuits (PDF)

O. Bonnaud , Institut d?Electronique et de T?l?communications de Rennes
S. Crand , Institut d?Electronique et de T?l?communications de Rennes
G. Gautier , Institut d?Electronique et de T?l?communications de Rennes
pp. 14

Teaching IP Core Development: An Example (PDF)

David Fatzer , The University of Alabama in Huntsville
Aleksandar Milenkovic , The University of Alabama in Huntsville
pp. 16

Manpower Development in VLSI ni India: A Case Study (PDF)

K.C. SHET , National Institute of Technology Karnataka
pp. 29

Teaching Digital HW-Design by Implementing a Complete MP3 Decoder (PDF)

Henrik Svensson , Lund University
Thomas Lenart , Lund University
Viktor ?wall , Lund University
Hugo Hedberg , Lund University
Peter Nilsson , Lund University
pp. 31

Competence-Based EE-Learning: (How) Can We Implement It? (PDF)

Henk Vos , Twente University, The Netherlands
Wouter Olthuis , Twente University, The Netherlands
Ton J. Mouthaan , Twente University, The Netherlands
pp. 33

Performance-Based System Design Education (Abstract)

James H. Aylor , University of Virginia
Robert H. Klenke , Virginia Commonwealth University
Jason J. Hein , University of Virginia
pp. 35

MICROELECTRONICS EDUCATION AS WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT (PDF)

James T. Cain , University of Pittsburgh
David L. Landis , The Pittsburgh Digital Greenhouse
pp. 37

The Sandbox Design Experience Course (PDF)

David Landis , Pittsburgh Digital Greenhouse
Thomas Kroll , Carnegie Mellon University
Max Khusid , Carnegie Mellon University
Herman Schmit , Carnegie Mellon University
Ivan Kourtev , University of Pittsburgh
N. Vijaykrishnan , Pennsylvania State University
pp. 39

COMPARATIVE STUDY ON VERILOG-BASED AND C-BASED HARDWARE DESIGN EDUCATION (PDF)

Tohru ISHIHARA , The University of TOKYO
Satoshi KOMATSU , The University of TOKYO
Kunihiro ASADA , The University of TOKYO
Makoto IKEDA , The University of TOKYO
Masahiro FUJITA , The University of TOKYO
pp. 41

MOSVIEW: A Graphical Tool for MOS Analog Design This paper presents MOSVIEW, a graphical tool for (PDF)

Carlos Galup-Montoro , Federal University of Santa Catarina
Patricia Giacomelli , Federal University of Santa Catarina
M?rcio Cherem Schneider , Federal University of Santa Catarina
pp. 43

THE EUROPRACTICE mini@sic PROGRAM (Abstract)

Carl Das , IMEC
John McLean , CLRC, RAL
pp. 45

CAD TOOL SUPPORT FOR A MULTI-UNIVERSITY SOC CERTIFICATE PROGRAM: THE DIGITAL SANDBOX (PDF)

Dave Landis , The Pittsburgh Digital Greenhouse
Herman Schmit , Carnegie Mellon University
Tom Kroll , Carnegie Mellon University
pp. 47

EMBEDDED SYSTEM HARDWARE DESIGN COURSE TRACK FOR CS STUDENTS (PDF)

Naehyuck Chang , Seoul National University, Korea
Ikhwan Lee , Seoul National University, Korea
pp. 49

A University-based Web Resource Supporting the Xilinx University Program (PDF)

Brian Foulds , Michigan State University
Patrick Kane , Xilinx Corporation
Michael A. Shanblatt , Michigan State University
Anna Acevedo , Xilinx Corporation
pp. 51

SEED2002 Support of Educational course for Electronic Design (PDF)

Ulrich Br? , University of Mannheim
Patrick R. Schulz , University of Mannheim
Gunter Strube , University of Mannheim
pp. 53

Team Project - An Effective Tool for Application of Knowledge and Deriving Engineering Competencies (Abstract)

Daniel Hajtas , Slovak University of Technology in Bratislava, Slovakia
Daniel Donoval , Slovak University of Technology in Bratislava, Slovakia
pp. 55

Reducing Authoring Costs of Online Training in Microelectronics Design by Reusing Design Documentation Content (PDF)

Stefan H?rmann , Darmstadt University of Technology
Manfred Glesner , Darmstadt University of Technology
Leandro Soares Indrusiak , Darmstadt University of Technology
Giuliana Alc?ntara , Darmstadt University of Technology
Ralf Steinmetz , Darmstadt University of Technology
pp. 57

A Collaborative Environment for Remote Experimentation (PDF)

MJ. Callaghan , University of Ulster
TM. McGinnity , University of Ulster
C. Peters , University of Ulster
J. Harkin , University of Ulster
LP. Maguire , University of Ulster
pp. 59
Session 2: Curriculum

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Teaching Trade-offs in System-level Design Methodologies (PDF)

D. Hwang , University of California, Los Angeles
P. Schaumont , University of California, Los Angeles
K. Sakiyama , University of California, Los Angeles
I. Verbauwhede , University of California, Los Angeles
pp. 62

VALID: Custom ASIC Verification and FPGA Education Platform (PDF)

Erik Welsh , Rice University
Ricky Hardy , Rice University
J. Patrick Frantz , Rice University
Tinoosh Mohsenin , Rice University
Joseph Cavallaro , Rice University
Patrick Murphy , Rice University
pp. 64

A New Hardware/Software Codesign Environment and Senior Capstone Design Project for Computer Engineering (PDF)

Jason M. Blevins , Virginia Commonwealth University
Jerry H. Tucker , Virginia Commonwealth University
Robert H. Klenke , Virginia Commonwealth University
pp. 66

Teaching Bus Architectures with a Basic, Hands-On SOC Platform (PDF)

Guy Bois , ?cole Polytechnique de Montr?al
Marc Bertola , ?cole Polytechnique de Montr?al
pp. 68
Poster Session: 2P

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TestosterICs: A Low-Cost Functional Chip Tester (PDF)

David Diaz , Harvey Mudd College
David Harris , Harvey Mudd College
pp. 74

RFIC Loadpull Simulations Implementing Best Practice RF and Mixed-Signal Design using an Integrated Agilent and Cadence EDA tool (PDF)

Jason Parry , The Ohio State University
Patrick Roblin , The Ohio State University
Steven Bibyk , The Ohio State University
Jayanta Mukherjee , The Ohio State University
WenHua Dai , The Ohio State University
Jongsoo Lee , The Ohio State University
pp. 76

Development and Operation of a Distance Learning Programme in System Level Design (PDF)

Avril E. Manners , Institute for System Level Integration
Steven P. Beaumont , Institute for System Level Integration
pp. 78

A System Design and Rapid Prototyping of Wearable Computers Course (Abstract)

Lu Luo , Carnegie Mellon University
Daniel Siewiorek , Carnegie Mellon University
Asim Smailagic , Carnegie Mellon University
pp. 80

A DOT1 & DOT4 MOSIS - Compatible Library (PDF)

S.T.P. Brundavani , University of New Hampshire
Andrzej Rucinski , University of New Hampshire
Barrett Stetson , University of New Hampshire
pp. 83

Test Engineering Education in Europe: the EuNICE-Test Project (PDF)

P. Prinetto , Politecnico di Torino
M-L. Flottes , University of Montpellier, France
J-P. Van der Heyden , Agilent Technologies France
A. Biasizzo , Jozef Stefan Institute
N. Pricopi , Universit?t Stuttgart
H-J. Wunderlich , Universit?t Stuttgart
F. Novak , Jozef Stefan Institute
S. Di Carlo , Politecnico di Torino
J. Figueras , Universitat Polit?cnica de Catalunya
Y. Bertrand , University of Montpellier, France
L. Balado , Universitat Polit?cnica de Catalunya
pp. 85

AN ANALOG INTEGRATED CIRCUIT DESIGN LABORATORY (PDF)

Terry Mayhugh Jr. , Texas A&M University
Jos? Pineda de Gyvez , Texas A&M University
Jos? Silva-Martinez , Texas A&M University
Antonio F. Mondrag?n-Torres , Texas A&M University
Edgar S?nchez-Sinencio , Texas A&M University
pp. 91

SIFU! - A Didactic Stuck-at Fault Simulator (PDF)

Andr? I. Reis , Instituto de Inform?tica - UFRGS
Marcelo Lubaszewski , Instituto de Inform?tica - UFRGS
Vin?cius P. Correia , Instituto de Inform?tica - UFRGS
pp. 93

From Bits to Chips: A Multidisciplinary Curriculum for Microelectronics System Design Education (Abstract)

Gary H. Bernstein , University of Notre Dame
Barbara E. Walvoord , University of Notre Dame
Peter M. Kogge , University of Notre Dame
Gregory L. Snider , University of Notre Dame
Jay B. Brockman , University of Notre Dame
pp. 95

A Standard Cell Library for Student Projects (PDF)

Johannes Grad , Illinois Institute of Technology
James E. Stine , Illinois Institute of Technology
pp. 98

Initiating A Program In Nanotechnology Through A Structured Curriculum (PDF)

Guna Seetharaman , University of Louisiana
Kuldeep Rawat , University of Louisiana
Jayanta Choudhury , University of Louisiana
Gholam Massiha , University of Louisiana
pp. 104

Microprocessor Interfacing Laboratory (PDF)

Nicholas P. Carter , University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Derek B. Gottlieb , University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
pp. 106

A Design Project for System Design with SystemC (PDF)

Bakr Younis , The Ohio State University
Arun Raman , The Ohio State University
Joanne DeGroat , The Ohio State University
pp. 108

A Visual Simulation Tool at Layout Level (PDF)

Ricardo Reis , Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul
Marcel Furtado Almeida , Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul
Alexandre Casacurta , Universidade do Vale do Rio dos Sinos; Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul
pp. 110

A Software Debugger Interface for an 8051 Hardware Model (PDF)

Hardy J. Pottinger , University of Missouri-Rolla
Lokesh Verma , University of Missouri-Rolla
Daryl G. Beetner , University of Missouri-Rolla
pp. 112

LIMA: The New e-Learning Platform in Microelectronic Applications (PDF)

T. Ostermann , Johannes Kepler Universit?t Linz
K. Beer , semiconductor technology engineering and management
P. Schwarz , Institut f?r Integrierte Schaltungen
G. Elst , Institut f?r Integrierte Schaltungen
R. Hagelauer , Johannes Kepler Universit?t Linz
W. John , Institut f?r Zuverl?ssigkeit und Mikrointegration
M. Pistauer , CISC Semiconductor Design+Consulting
A. Sauer , Institut f?r Integrierte Schaltungen
R. Koessl , Johannes Kepler Universit?t Linz
L. Krahn , Institut f?r Zuverl?ssigkeit und Mikrointegration
C. Lackner , Johannes Kepler Universit?t Linz
H.-T. Mammen , Institut f?r Zuverl?ssigkeit und Mikrointegration
pp. 115

Internet-based Tool for System-on-Chip Integration (PDF)

Christopher E. Neely , Washington University
David Lim , Washington University
Christopher K. Zuver , Washington University
John W. Lockwood , Washington University
pp. 117

Internet-based Tool for System-On-Chip Project Testing and Grading (PDF)

Christopher K. Zuver , Washington University
John W. Lockwood , Washington University
Christopher E. Neely , Washington University
pp. 119

NEED FOR UNDERGRADUATE AND GRADUATE-LEVEL EDUCATION IN TESTING OF MICROELECTRONIC CIRCUITS AND SYSTEMS (PDF)

Nohpill Park , Oklahoma State University
Hardy J. Pottinger , University of Missouri-Rolla
Yong-Bin Kim , Northeastern University
Minsu Choi , University of Missouri-Rolla
pp. 121

Custom Chips Developed to Reinforce Learning Integrated Circuit Design (Abstract)

Tina A. Hudson , Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology
Edward R. Doering , Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology
pp. 123

Short Courses in System-on-a-Chip (SoC) Design (PDF)

Donald M. Chiarulli , University of Pittsburgh
Ray R. Hoare , University of Pittsburgh
David Landis , Pittsburgh Digital Greenhouse
Bruce R. Childers , University of Pittsburgh
Steven P. Levitan , University of Pittsburgh
Tom Cain , University of Pittsburgh
Ivan S. Kourtev , University of Pittsburgh
pp. 126

Developing a Teaching Environment for Rapid Design and Verification of Complex Digital/Computing Systems (Abstract)

John Vien , San Jose State University
Wendy Chan , San Jose State University
Donald Hung , San Jose State University
Chi-wei Fu , San Jose State University
pp. 131

Hardware/Software Co-Training by FPGA/ASIC Synthesis and programming of a RISC Microprocessor-Core (PDF)

J. E. Becker , Universit?t Karlsruhe
K. D. M?ller-Glaser , Universit?t Karlsruhe
A. Thomas , Universit?t Karlsruhe
C. Bieser , Universit?t Karlsruhe
J. Becker , Universit?t Karlsruhe
pp. 134

On simulating the IP Market Dynamics in an Academic Environment Using SystemC (Abstract)

Ravi Shankar , Florida Atlantic University
Ghaiyyur Quraishi , Florida Atlantic University
pp. 136

Teaching Custom Integrated Circuit Design and Verification (Abstract)

Adam Miller , University of Tennessee
Chandra Tan , University of Tennessee
Don Bouldin , University of Tennessee
pp. 139

Concept for Teaching Optoelectronics and Laser Systems in the Microelectronics Education (PDF)

Daniel Donoval , Slovak University of Technology in Bratislava, Slovakia
Frantisek Uherek , Slovak University of Technology in Bratislava, Slovakia; International Laser Center in Bratislava, Slovakia
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Session 3: EDA Panel Session - Support for Academic Design Flows

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Session 4: System On Chip (SoC)

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Industry Needs and Expectations of SoC Design Education (PDF)

Grant Martin , Cadence Design Systems, Berkeley California
pp. 146

Using System On-A-Chip As A Vehicle For VLSI Design Education (PDF)

Andrew Laffely , University of Massachusetts Amherst
Wayne Burleson , University of Massachusetts Amherst
pp. 148

Infrastructure for Education and Research of SOC/IP in Taiwan (PDF)

Chen-Yi Lee , National Chip Implementation Center; National Chiao Tung University
Wei-Chang Tsai , National Chip Implementation Center
Jiann-Jenn Wang , National Chip Implementation Center
Chun-Ming Huang , National Chip Implementation Center
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Session 5: Nanotechnology

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PARADIGM OF DESIGN FOR BIOSYSTEM-ON-A-CHIP(BioSoC) (PDF)

Hoda S. Abdel-Aty-Zohdy , Oakland University
Robert L. Ewing , Air Force Institute of Technology
pp. 154

Author's Index (PDF)

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