We are excited to announce our first design contest!–The OpenROAD 7nm physical design contest- Breaking barriers with open-source VLSI

The OpenROAD™ 7nm Physical Design contest- Breaking Barriers with open-source VLSI. OpenROAD (https://lnkd.in/g5f_Dk2Z) breaks down cost , skills and access barriers to ASIC design to enable users to rapidly innovate and implement their designs.

Discover the potential of open-source design. Join the contest, hosted by The OpenROAD Project and VLSI System Design.

Find details here: https://lnkd.in/gjp_8HCe

Registrations are open!


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Tom Spyrou is the CEO of Precision Innovations Inc and is the chief architect and technical program manager for the OpenROAD™ system. Tom is a well-known EDA system architect. He was most recently a Senior Principal Engineer in Intel’s Programmable Solutions business unit working on the Quartus FPGA compiler.

Tom has worked for over 30 years as an EDA Technologist and has gained extensive experience in areas including Static Timing Analysis, Logic Synthesis, Power Grid Analysis, Database Technology and Floor-planning.

He has led the development of leading-edge commercial engines and products such as PrimeTime, Voltage Storm, First Encounter, and the Open Access Database.

Tom has been driving EDA algorithms to utilize parallel programming approaches with both multi-process and multi-threaded techniques. He has a BS from Carnegie Mellon University in ECE and an MS from Santa Clara University.