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Microelectronics Systems Education, IEEE International Conference on (2011)
San Diego, CA, USA
June 5, 2011 to June 6, 2011
ISBN: 978-1-4577-0548-9
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Papers

Keynote Speaker (PDF)

Jan Rabaey , University of California at Berkeley
pp. 1-4

Author index (PDF)

pp. 1-3

Teaching for evolution towards embedded multi-sensor interfaces (Abstract)

Zeljko Zilic , McGill University, Department of ECE, Monteal, Canada
Boris Karajica , ST Microelectronics, Geographical Business Unit, Lexington, USA
pp. 1-4

Bluetooth wireless handset for people with severe motor disabilities: Capstone design project for rehabilitation technology (Abstract)

Younghyun Kim , Department of EECS/CSE, Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea
Youngshin Koh , Department of EECS/CSE, Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea
Naehyuck Chang , Department of EECS/CSE, Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea
Jooyeon Lee , Department of EECS/CSE, Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea
pp. 5-8

Industrially inspired just-in-time (JIT) teaching (Abstract)

Alex K. Jones , Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, 15261 USA
Steven P. Levitan , Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, 15261 USA
pp. 9-12

Teaching graphics processing and architecture using a hardware prototyping approach (Abstract)

Phillip Jones , Electrical and Computer Engineering Iowa State University, Ames, IA, USA
Michael Steffen , Electrical and Computer Engineering Iowa State University, Ames, IA, USA
Joseph Zambreno , Electrical and Computer Engineering Iowa State University, Ames, IA, USA
pp. 13-16

Advanced logic design through hands-on digital music synthesis (Abstract)

Walter Condley , Department of Computer Engineering, University of California Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, CA 95064
Matthew R. Guthaus , Department of Computer Engineering, University of California Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, CA 95064
Andrew W. Hill , Department of Computer Engineering, University of California Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, CA 95064
pp. 17-20

Puzzle solver accelerators make excellent capstone design projects (Abstract)

Faisal Khan , Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of California, Davis, CA, USA 95616
Matin Hashemi , Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of California, Davis, CA, USA 95616
Soheil Ghiasi , Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of California, Davis, CA, USA 95616
Volodymyr Khibin , Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of California, Davis, CA, USA 95616
pp. 21-24

What to read? With whom to work? Where to publish? -- Scientific techniques for organizing and conducting engineering research (Abstract)

Jong Hoon Ahnn , Department of Computer Science, University of California, Los Angeles, USA
Miodrag Potkonjak , Department of Computer Science, University of California, Los Angeles, USA
pp. 25-28

Teaching low voltage electronics: The case of the rectifier circuit (Abstract)

Carlos Galup-Montoro , Federal University of Santa Catarina Florianópolis, Brazil
Marcio Cherem Schneider , Federal University of Santa Catarina Florianópolis, Brazil
Adilson Jair Cardoso , Federal University of Santa Catarina Florianópolis, Brazil
pp. 29-30

A bottom-up approach to digital design with FPGA (Abstract)

Giuliano Donzellini , Department of Biophysical and Electronic Engineering, University of Genoa, Genoa, Italy
Domenico Ponta , Department of Biophysical and Electronic Engineering, University of Genoa, Genoa, Italy
pp. 31-34

A hole in one: A project-based class on mechatronics (Abstract)

Gabriel Hugh Elkaim , Computer Engineering Dept., University of California Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, CA
pp. 35-38

Introducing hardware emulation in the ECE curriculum (Abstract)

Mark G. Faust , ECE Department, Portland State University, Portland, OR USA
Hoon Park , ECE Department, Portland State University, Portland, OR USA
Joe Rodriguez , Mentor Graphics Corporation, Wilsonville, OR USA
Haera Chung , ECE Department, Portland State University, Portland, OR USA
pp. 39-40

Versatile march test generator for hands-on memory testing laboratory (Abstract)

L. Dilillo , LIRMM, University of Montpellier, France
J.-M. Galliere , Polytech' Montpellier, University of Montpellier, France
pp. 41-42

An undergraduate embedded systems project (Abstract)

John F. Greco , Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Lafayette College, Easton, Pennsylvania
John A. Nestor , Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Lafayette College, Easton, Pennsylvania
pp. 43-46

FPAA chips and tools as the center of an design-based analog systems education (Abstract)

Paul Hasler , School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA 30332-250 USA
Craig Scholttmann , School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA 30332-250 USA
Scott Koziol , School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA 30332-250 USA
pp. 47-51

Teaching three-dimensional system-in-package design automation in a semester course (Abstract)

Shih-Hsu Huang , Department of Electronic Engineering, Chung Yuan Christian University, Chung Li, Taiwan, R.O.C.
Hua-Hsin Yeh , Department of Electronic Engineering, Chung Yuan Christian University, Chung Li, Taiwan, R.O.C.
Chun-Hua Cheng , Department of Electronic Engineering, Chung Yuan Christian University, Chung Li, Taiwan, R.O.C.
Wen-Pin Tu , Department of Electronic Engineering, Chung Yuan Christian University, Chung Li, Taiwan, R.O.C.
pp. 52-55

Creating a mixed-signal test and product engineering course (Abstract)

Tina A. Hudson , Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology, Terre Haute, IN
Bryan Copeland , Precision Analog Products, Texas Instruments Incorporated, Dallas, TX
Deidrick Solomon , Precision Analog Products, Texas Instruments Incorporated, Dallas, TX
pp. 56-59

Learning nanotechnology through crossbar-based architecture and Carbon Nanotube(CNT) FETs (Abstract)

Inseok Jung , Electrical and Computer Engineering, Northeastern University, Boston, MA 02115
Elizabeth R. Kim , Saint Mark's School, Southborough, MA 01772, USA
Minsu Choi , Electrical and Computer Engineering, Missouri Univ of Sci & Tech, Rolla, MO 65409, USA
pp. 60-63

Novel knowledge module on fusion of logic and memory to undergraduate students (Abstract)

Srinath Rajaram , University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida
Sanjukta Bhanja , University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida
Kristin Kusmierek , Independent Program Evaluator
D. K. Karunaratne , University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida
Paromita De , University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida
pp. 64-67

The effects of time-compressed speech with visual supporting materials and learner pace control on learning achievement (Abstract)

Jang-hyun Park , SoC Industry Promotion Center, Electronic and Telecommunications Research Institute, ETRI, Seoul, Korea
Eun-ok Kim , SoC Industry Promotion Center, Electronic and Telecommunications Research Institute, ETRI, Seoul, Korea
pp. 68-71

From RTL to GDSII: An ASIC design course development using Synopsys® University Program (Abstract)

Baris Taskin , Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA 19104
Jianchao Lu , Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA 19104
pp. 72-75

Music synthesizer for Digital Logic Design course (Abstract)

Sohum Sohoni , Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK 74078 USA
Louis Johnson , Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK 74078 USA
Sunilkumar Lakkakula , Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK 74078 USA
Julius Marpaung , Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK 74078 USA
pp. 76-79

Logic design as an entry point for non-engineers: Increasing diversity in microelectronics education and research (Abstract)

Ani Nahapetian , University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), Los Angeles, CA 90095
pp. 80-83

Instructional design with practical problems using co-simulation (Abstract)

Swetha George , Electrical and Computer Engineering, Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA
Kevin Cunningham , Electrical and Computer Engineering, Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA
Prawat Nagvajara , Electrical and Computer Engineering, Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA
pp. 84-85

HDL coding guidelines for student projects (Abstract)

John A. Nestor , Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Lafayette College, Easton, Pennsylvania
pp. 86-89

Introducing MicroBlaze as an infrastructure for performance modeling (Abstract)

Fadi Obeidat , Performance Modeling Team, Atom Processor Architecture - Intel, Austin, TX, USA
Robert Klenke , Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA, USA
pp. 90-93

VEasy: A tool suite for teaching VLSI functional verification (Abstract)

Samuel Nascimento Pagliarini , Programas de Pós-Graduação em Microeletrônica (PGMICRO) e Computação (PPGC), Instituto de Informática - UFRGS Porto Alegre, Brasil
Fernanda Lima Kastensmidt , Programas de Pós-Graduação em Microeletrônica (PGMICRO) e Computação (PPGC), Instituto de Informática - UFRGS Porto Alegre, Brasil
pp. 94-97

Introducing an industry oriented graduate course: Testing of digital systems (Abstract)

Mihaela Radu , Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, Rose Hulman Institute of Technology, Terre Haute, USA
pp. 98-101

Experience in increase of practical hours for HDL course (Abstract)

Peeter Ellervee , Department of Computer Engineering, Tallinn University of Technology Raja 15, 12618 Tallinn, Estonia
Uljana Reinsalu , Department of Computer Engineering, Tallinn University of Technology Raja 15, 12618 Tallinn, Estonia
pp. 102-105

An ontology-based intelligent learning object for teaching the basics of digital logic (Abstract)

Tarmo Robal , Department of Computer Engineering, Tallinn University of Technology, Tallinn, Estonia
Taavi Kann , Department of Computer Engineering, Tallinn University of Technology, Tallinn, Estonia
Ahto Kalja , Department of Computer Engineering, Tallinn University of Technology, Tallinn, Estonia
pp. 106-107

ZONA -- An adaptable NoC-based multiprocessor addressed to education on system-on-chip design (Abstract)

Silvio R. Fernandes , Depart. of Informatics and Applied Maths, Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte, Natal - RN - Brazil
Leonardo A. Casillo , Depart. of Exact Science and Natural, Federal Rural University of the Semi-Arid, Mossoró - RN - Brazil
Ivan Saraiva Silva , Depart. of Informatics and Statistics, Federal University of Piauí, Teresina - PI - Brazil
pp. 108-111

SystemVerilog assertion for microarchitecture education considering situated nature of learning: A senior project (Abstract)

Ryuichi Takahashi , Faculty of Information Sciences, Hiroshima City University, Hiroshima, 731-3194, Japan
Yoshiyasu Takefuji , Faculty of Environment and Information Studies, Keio University, Kanagawa, 252-8520, Japan
pp. 112-113

Application-oriented teaching of embedded systems (Abstract)

Chien-Ming Wu , National Chip Implementation Center Hsinchu, Taiwan
Hua-Hsin Luo , National Chip Implementation Center Hsinchu, Taiwan
Yu-Tsang Chang , National Chip Implementation Center Hsinchu, Taiwan
Chun-Ming Huang , National Chip Implementation Center Hsinchu, Taiwan
Kai-Chao Yang , National Chip Implementation Center Hsinchu, Taiwan
pp. 118-121

Interactive application for learning RTL code structures (Abstract)

Mark C. Johnson , School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, USA
pp. 122-125
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