March 8, 2022
Brendan Morris is a senior technical marketing manager for the Integrated Electrical Systems group, Siemens Digital Industries Software. He spent his early career working in Automotive Tier 1 suppliers, working on a diverse range of technologies and vehicle types, including software development in powertrain electronics. He spent the next 10 years working for several vehicle OEM's at all stages of vehicle development programs. Brendan holds an M.Eng degree in Automotive Engineering from Loughborough University.

Use digitalization to mitigate the automotive MCU shortage

The Covid-driven MCU shortage for ECUs and elsewhere in vehicle design can bring entire production lines to a halt if not properly managed.
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March 3, 2022

Why comprehensive memory layout verification needs automated reliability checks

Because of the high analog content in memory designs, designers must understand how various effects impact reliability and performance.
January 27, 2022

Assure diagnostic coverage from RTL to gate level during analysis for functional safety

Generating accurate ASIL metrics early in the functional safety lifecycle, reduces time-to-certification for ISO26262.
January 13, 2022

Siemens’ Sawicki puts priority on scaling in processes, productivity and systems

More optimistic about the semiconductor industries prospects than for some time, Siemens Joe Sawicki identified key EDA challenges at DAC.
January 12, 2022
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Formal verification for SystemC/C++ designs

Automated formal technologies can be used to ease the debug and functional verification burden of SystemC/C++ code prior to high-level synthesis. This tutorial, first presented at DVCon Europe explores how these formal techniques can be deployed and provides real-world examples.
December 15, 2021

Physical verification of package assemblies no longer hinders package adoption

Learn how Calibre 3D enables circuit and layout verification multi-die assemblies so that heterogeneous die processes can co-exist without significant impact to the deck.
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November 12, 2021
Pre-processing and post-processing techniques for verification

How to optimize productivity and accuracy in IC design and verification flows

Pre- and post-processing EDA techniques help streamline design rule checks and delivery efficient waivers to speed design and debug.
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November 4, 2021

How UPMEM ensured effective power delivery for its processor-in-memory design

PIM memory boosts efficiency by operating on data without moving it to the CPU but realizing this type of novel technology posed power integration and planning challenges.
October 21, 2021
Sherif Hany Mousa is a Principal Technologist in the Calibre Design Solutions division of Siemens EDA, a part of Siemens Digital Industries Software. Sherif previously held positions as a technical marketing engineer, analog quality assurance engineer, and IC design consultant for physical verification and analog/mixed signal applications. He has authored multiple publications and holds multiple patents in the fields of analog layout porting, hotspot detection and correction, and machine learning-assisted verification flows. Sherif is a senior IEEE member who holds an M.Sc. in Electrical and Communication Engineering, and is currently engaged in Ph.D. research, focusing on circuit analysis.

Advanced symmetry verification is a thing of beauty

Innovation is extending the technique's power across areas such as context-aware layout, accounting for multi-patterning and implementing fill.
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September 3, 2021
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Silicon photonics verification: Progress through adaptation

SiP promises advances in transmission speeds, bandwidth, accuracy and low power but verification requires careful evolution of existing tools.


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