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2009 IEEE International Conference on Microelectronic Systems Education (MSE '09) (2009)
San Francisco, CA
July 25, 2009 to July 27, 2009
ISBN: 978-1-4244-4407-6
TABLE OF CONTENTS

FPGA-based NoC-driven sequence of lab assignments for manycore systems (PDF)

Christos Ttofis , KIOS Research Center for Intelligent Systems and Networks, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Cyprus
Christos Kyrkou , KIOS Research Center for Intelligent Systems and Networks, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Cyprus
Theocharis Theocharides , KIOS Research Center for Intelligent Systems and Networks, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Cyprus
Maria K. Michael , KIOS Research Center for Intelligent Systems and Networks, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Cyprus
pp. 5-8

Multicore education through simulation (PDF)

Ozcan Ozturk , Computer Engineering Department, Bilkent University, Ankara, Turkey
pp. 9-11

Diagnozer: A laboratory tool for teaching research in diagnosis of electronic systems (PDF)

Raimund Ubar , Tallinn University of Technology
Artur Jutman , Tallinn University of Technology
Jaan Raik , Tallinn University of Technology
Sergei Kostin , Tallinn University of Technology
H.-D. Wuttke , Ilmenau Technical University
pp. 12-15

Using tablet PCs and interactive software in integrated-circuit-design courses to improve learning (PDF)

Mario Simoni , Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology
pp. 16-19

Synopsys' open educational design kit: Capabilities, deployment and future (PDF)

R. Goldman , Synopsys, Inc., CA, USA
K. Bartleson , Synopsys, Inc., CA, USA
T. Wood , Synopsys, Inc., CA, USA
K. Kranen , Synopsys, Inc., CA, USA
C. Cao , Synopsys, Inc., CA, USA
V. Melikyan , Synopsys Armenia CJSC, Yerevan, Armenia
G. Markosyan , Synopsys Armenia CJSC, Yerevan, Armenia
pp. 20-24

An innovative method of teaching digital system design in an undergraduate electrical and computer engineering curriculum (PDF)

O. B. Adamo , Department of Electrical Engineering, University of North Texas, Denton, TX 76207, USA
P. Guturu , Department of Electrical Engineering, University of North Texas, Denton, TX 76207, USA
M. R. Varanasi , Department of Electrical Engineering, University of North Texas, Denton, TX 76207, USA
pp. 25-28

Encouraging reusable network hardware design (PDF)

G. Adam Covington , Stanford University
Glen Gibb , Stanford University
Jad Naous , Stanford University
John W. Lockwood , Stanford University
Nick McKeown , Stanford University
pp. 29-32

LOGSYS: A simple tool for complex student projects (PDF)

Bela Feher , Department of Measurement and Information Systems, Budapest University of Technology and Economics
Tamas Raikovich , Department of Measurement and Information Systems, Budapest University of Technology and Economics
Gyorgy Dancsi , Department of Measurement and Information Systems, Budapest University of Technology and Economics
Peter Laczko , Department of Measurement and Information Systems, Budapest University of Technology and Economics
pp. 33-36

A mixed TCAD/Electrical simulation laboratory to open up the microelectronics teaching (PDF)

Jean-Marc Galliere , Polytech'Montpellier, University of Montpellier, France
Jerome Boch , Polytech'Montpellier, University of Montpellier, France
pp. 37-40

Teaching VLSI design in 10 weeks (PDF)

Matthew R. Guthaus , Department of Computer Engineering, University of California Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, CA 95064
pp. 41-44

Full-custom design project for digital VLSI and IC design courses using synopsys generic 90nm CMOS library (PDF)

Eli Lyons , School of Engineering, San Francisco State University, San Francisco, CA
Vish Ganti , School of Engineering, San Francisco State University, San Francisco, CA
Rich Goldman , Synopsys Inc., Mountain View, CA
Vazgen Melikyan , State Engineering University of Armenia, Yerevan, Republic of Armenia
Hamid Mahmoodi , School of Engineering, San Francisco State University, San Francisco, CA
pp. 45-48

Project based learning experience in VHDL digital electronic circuit design (PDF)

Felipe Machado , Departamento de Tecnología Electrónica, Universidad Rey Juan Carlos, Madrid, Spain
Susana Borromeo , Departamento de Tecnología Electrónica, Universidad Rey Juan Carlos, Madrid, Spain
Norberto Malpica , Departamento de Tecnología Electrónica, Universidad Rey Juan Carlos, Madrid, Spain
pp. 49-52

An FPGA-based wireless network capstone project (PDF)

John A. Nestor , Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Lafayette College, Easton, Pennsylvania 18042
Chris Nadovich , Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Lafayette College, Easton, Pennsylvania 18042
pp. 53-56

From gates to embedded systems: A bottom-up approach to digital design (PDF)

Giuliano Donzellini , Department of Biophysical and Electronic Engineering, University of Genoa, Italy
Domenico Ponta , Department of Biophysical and Electronic Engineering, University of Genoa, Italy
pp. 61-64

Improving students' hardware and software skills by providing unrestricted access to state of the art design tools and hardware systems (PDF)

Mihaela Radu , Rose Hulman Institute of Technology, Terre Haute, IN, USA
Clint Cole , Washington State University
Mircea Dabacan , Technical University of Cluj-Napoca, Romania
Joe Harris , DigilentInc, Pullman, WA, USA
Shannon Sexton , Rose Hulman Institute of Technology, Terre Haute, IN, USA
pp. 65-68

A cross-curriculum open design platform approach to electronic and computing systems education (PDF)

Mihir Ravel , Olin College of Engineering, Needham MA
Mark Chang , Olin College of Engineering, Needham MA
Mark McDermott , University of Texas-Austin, Austin TX
Michael Morrow , U. of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison WI
Nikola Teslic , University of Novi Sad, Novi Sad, Serbia
Mihajlo Katona , University of Novi Sad, Novi Sad, Serbia
Jyotsna Bapat , I.I.I.T.-Bangalore, Bangalore India
pp. 69-72

Interactive hands-on tools as learning objects on web services (PDF)

Tarmo Robal , Tallinn University of Technology, Raja 15, 12618 Tallinn, Estonia
Ahto Kalja , Tallinn University of Technology, Raja 15, 12618 Tallinn, Estonia
pp. 73-76

U-PAS: A user-friendly ADC simulator for courses on analog design (PDF)

Bibhu Datta Sahoo , Electrical Engineering Department, University of California, Los Angeles
Behzad Razavi , Electrical Engineering Department, University of California, Los Angeles
pp. 77-80

Towards heterogeneous microsystems design-for-test in a graduate student environment (PDF)

Peter A. Stokes , CMC Microsystems, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
Robert E. Mallard , CMC Microsystems, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
pp. 81-84

Vertical integration of system-on-chip concepts in the digital design curriculum (PDF)

Ying Tang , Rowan University
Linda M. Head , Rowan University
Ravi P. Ramachandran , Rowan University
Lawrence M. Chatman , Camden County College
pp. 85-88

Teaching embedded system concepts for technological literacy (PDF)

Marco Winzker , Bonn-Rhein-Sieg University of Applied Sciences, St. Augustin, Germany
Andrea Schwandt , Bonn-Rhein-Sieg University of Applied Sciences, St. Augustin, Germany
pp. 89-92

Incorporating real world integrated circuit in a liberal arts computer science program (PDF)

Peiyi Zhao , Math and Computer Science Department, Schmid College of Science, Chapman University, Orange, CA 92604
Drew Moshier , Math and Computer Science Department, Schmid College of Science, Chapman University, Orange, CA 92604
Michael Fahy , Math and Computer Science Department, Schmid College of Science, Chapman University, Orange, CA 92604
pp. 97-99

FreePDK v2.0: Transitioning VLSI education towards nanometer variation-aware designs (PDF)

James E. Stine , Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK 74078 USA
Jun Chen , Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK 74078 USA
Ivan Castellanos , Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK 74078 USA
Gopal Sundararajan , Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK 74078 USA
Mohammad Qayam , Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK 74078 USA
Praveen Kumar , Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK 74078 USA
Justin Remington , Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK 74078 USA
Sohum Sohoni , Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK 74078 USA
pp. 100-103

Microelectronics global diffusion through education (PDF)

Ndubuisi Ekekwe , Electrical & Computer Engr, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, USA
Agu Collins Agu , R&D, NigComSat, Obasanjo Space Centre, Abuja, Nigeria
Chinweike Ekekwe , African Institution of Technology, Baltimore, USA
pp. 104-107

Extension of micro/nano-electronics technology towards photonics education (PDF)

Frantisek Uherek , Department of Microelectronics, Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Information Technology, Slovak University of Technology and International Laser Centre, Ilkovi¿ova 3, 812 19 Bratislava, Slovakia
Daniel Donoval , Department of Microelectronics, Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Information Technology, Slovak University of Technology and International Laser Centre, Ilkovi¿ova 3, 812 19 Bratislava, Slovakia
Jozef Chovan , Department of Microelectronics, Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Information Technology, Slovak University of Technology and International Laser Centre, Ilkovi¿ova 3, 812 19 Bratislava, Slovakia
pp. 108-110

A novel approach to teaching microprocessor design using FPGA and hierarchical structure (PDF)

Ricardo Paharsingh , Department of Physics, The University of the West Indies, Mona Campus, Kingston 7 Jamaica, West Indies
Joseph Skobla , Department of Physics, The University of the West Indies, Mona Campus, Kingston 7 Jamaica, West Indies
pp. 111-114

CNT logic knowledge module integrated in digital CMOS logic design course (PDF)

Anita Kumari , Nano Computing Research Group (NCRG), Department of Electrical Engineering, University of South Florida
Sanjukta Bhanja , Nano Computing Research Group (NCRG), Department of Electrical Engineering, University of South Florida
pp. 115-117

Benefits derived from restructuring the practical component of an introductory course in electronic communication systems (PDF)

Leonardo A. Clarke , Department of Physics, University of the West Indies, Mona Campus, Jamaica, West Indies
Joseph Skobla , Department of Physics, University of the West Indies, Mona Campus, Jamaica, West Indies
pp. 118-121

Microsystems, microsensors and microactuators: Research and education (PDF)

Miroslav Husak , Department of Microelectronics, Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Czech Technical University in Prague, Technicka 2, CZ ¿ 166 27 Prague 6, CZECH REPUBLIC
Jiri Jakovenko , Department of Microelectronics, Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Czech Technical University in Prague, Technicka 2, CZ ¿ 166 27 Prague 6, CZECH REPUBLIC
pp. 122-125

The robot competition: A recipe for success in undergraduate microcomputers courses (PDF)

Jacob A. Berlier , Electrical and Computer Engineering, Virginia Commonwealth University
James M. McCollum , Electrical and Computer Engineering, Virginia Commonwealth University
pp. 126-129

Working with industry to create a test and product engineering course (PDF)

Tina A. Hudson , Dept of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology
Bryan Copeland , Product Engineering Branch Manager, Precision Analog Products, High Performance Analog, Texas Instruments Incorporated, Dallas TX
pp. 130-133

Integrating embedded computing systems into high school and early undergraduate education (PDF)

Bridget Benson , Department of Computer Science and Engineering, University of California San Diego
Arash Arfaee , Department of Computer Science and Engineering, University of California San Diego
Choon Kim , Department of Computer Science and Engineering, University of California San Diego
Ryan Kastner , Department of Computer Science and Engineering, University of California San Diego
Rajesh Gupta , Department of Computer Science and Engineering, University of California San Diego
pp. 134-137
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