Semiconductor Design & Preparing for the Future of Chip Design



ECE Summit: Semiconductor Design & Preparing for the Future of Chip Design

Program Schedule

Wednesday, December 6, 2023 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm CST

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The emergence of ChatGPT has triggered speculation regarding the impact of advances in AI across a variety of fields. Semiconductor chip design is one area considered during the last ECE Summit in this series. This session expands on that topic with a discussion of new approaches to chip design, including AI applications, and how they affect the education of the next generation of semiconductor engineers.


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Wednesday, December 6th


1:00 pm - 1:05 pm CST Welcome
1:05 pm - 1:45 pm CST

Keynote Address & Q&A
Mark Lundstrom, Chief Semiconductor Office, Purdue University

1:45 pm - 2:45 pm CST

Panel Session
Moderator & SpeakerEric Breckenfeld, Director of Technology Policy & Engagement, NVIDIA

Krishendu Chakrabarty, Fulton Professor of Microelectronics, Arizona State University

Alexander Petr, EDA Software R & D Manager, Keysight


Kara Perry, Education & Workforce Development Co-Lead/OUSD (R&E)

Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Research and Engineering

2:45 pm - 3:00 pm CST Closing Remarks

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Keynote Presenter



Keynote Address

Mark Lundstrom

Chief Semiconductor Office
Purdue University







Panel Presenters



Panel Moderator & Speaker

Eric Breckenfeld

Director of Technology Policy & Engagement



Krishendu (Krish) Chakrabarty

Fulton Professor of Microelectronics
Arizona State University


Alexander Petr

EDA Software R & D Manager