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In a recent visit to Dhanekula Institute of Engineering & Technology, industry experts and faculty members came together for an engaging discussion on the latest trends in SOC (System on Chip) designs and career opportunities in the semiconductor industry. The visit, organized by the institution, featured a campus tour and insightful talks delivered by prominent figures, leaving students inspired and motivated.
The highlight of the event was a tech talk conducted by Our CEO, Mr. Venkat Sunkara, shared valuable insights into the rapidly evolving landscape of SOC designs and shed light on the diverse career paths available in the semiconductor industry. His talk not only provided students with a deeper understanding of the subject matter but also ignited a sense of enthusiasm and curiosity among them.
Dr. M Vamshi Krishna, Head of the Department, along with other faculty members, facilitated discussions and exchanges during the visit. They offered valuable perspectives on the institution’s curriculum and its alignment with industry requirements, as well as shared insights into student placements and career prospects.
The visit not only provided students with a glimpse into the real-world applications of their academic learnings but also served as a platform for networking and knowledge exchange between industry professionals and academia. As the semiconductor industry continues to evolve and innovate, such interactions become increasingly valuable in preparing the next generation of engineers and technologists.
In a recent visit to V R Siddhartha Engineering College, stakeholders from the semiconductor industry engaged in insightful discussions and sessions focusing on curriculum development, placements, and career prospects for students.
The visit featured two significant sessions aimed at enhancing collaboration between industry professionals and academia. The first session saw the participation of the Head of the Department, Dr. D. Venkata Rao, and Professor Dr. Indhumathi, where discussions centered around current trends and challenges in curriculum design and student placements. The dialogue provided valuable insights into the academic framework of the institution, fostering a deeper understanding of the industry-academia interface.
The second session involved direct interaction with students, featuring a Tech talk delivered by CEO Mr. Venkat Sunkara. The Tech talk received a warm reception from students, sparking a lively exchange of ideas and perspectives. Of particular note was the students’ keen interest and enthusiasm in exploring career opportunities within the VLSI (Very Large-Scale Integration) domain.
The collaborative efforts between industry leaders and academic professionals at V R Siddhartha Engineering College reflect a commitment to bridging the gap between theoretical knowledge and practical applications, ultimately preparing students for successful careers in the semiconductor industry.
In a bid to enhance the practical knowledge and skills of third-year Electronics and Communication Engineering (ECE) students, SNS College of Technology in Coimbatore recently hosted a one-week certification course on VLSI design. Led by industry experts Dr. Meher Abhinav and Hanumant M from Celton Semiconductors pvt ltd. The workshop provided participants with hands-on experience and theoretical insights into VLSI, ASIC Flow, and synthesis using Synopsys EDA tools.
Through a combination of interactive sessions and practical exercises, attendees were immersed in the intricacies of integrated circuit design. By bridging the gap between theory and application, the course equipped students with the necessary skills and knowledge to tackle real-world challenges in the field of VLSI design. With a focus on transformative learning, the workshop aimed to empower students with the confidence and expertise needed to excel in their future careers.
Chipedge Technologies, in partnership with the Cambridge Institute of Technology (CIT), is proud to unveil the inauguration of Chipedge’s VLSI Learning Center. This momentous occasion saw the esteemed presence of Bernhard Quendt, Chief Technology Officer (CTO) of Thales, alongside Shri DK Mohan, Chairman of CIT, Venkat Sunkara, CEO of Chipedge Technologies, and Hussain SK, Director of Chipedge Technologies.
Situated at the CIT campus in Bangalore, this newly established center is dedicated to providing specialized VLSI Certification Courses designed to cater to the needs of both freshers and students.
Addressing the increasing demand for skilled professionals in the Semiconductor Industry, enthusiastic candidates from all corners of India are welcomed to pursue a rewarding career in VLSI through the center’s comprehensive programs.
The successful collaboration between Chipedge Technologies and CIT owes much gratitude to Nitin Mohan, CEO of CIT, and Cyril Prasannaraj, along with Dr. Shivananda Koteshwar, for their valuable contributions.
The event also saw the presence of esteemed industry leaders, including Dr. Satya Gupta, Chitra Hariharan, Nitin Naik, Santhosh Adinarayan, Damodaran SUBRAMANIAN, and Dr. Sushama, further highlighting the significance of the occasion.
With its commitment to excellence and industry-relevant education, the VLSI Learning Center at CIT promises to shape the next generation of VLSI professionals in India, empowering them with the skills and knowledge needed to thrive in the ever-evolving semiconductor landscape.
In a notable contribution to the India Electronics Week event, ChipEdge Technologies, a well-known name in the semiconductor industry, took center stage as one of the key sponsors. The highlight of the occasion was a compelling speech delivered by our CEO, Venkat Sunkara, focusing on the crucial theme of “Upskilling in VLSI to meet global semiconductor talent needs.”
The event, designed to cater primarily to the hardware and embedded industries, witnessed a significant gathering of participants from these sectors.
Our CEO seized the opportunity to address the pressing need for upskilling in the VLSI domain to meet the escalating demands of the global semiconductor industry. The insightful speech resonated with the audience, shedding light on the evolving landscape and the importance of staying abreast of the latest advancements in the field.
As the event concluded, ChipEdge experienced a surge in enquiries, particularly from various colleges. The quality of interactions on the final day proved to be highly encouraging.
ChipEdge is dedicated to working together, sharing knowledge, and helping people develop skills in the semiconductor field. The successful results from the India Electronics Week event show that the company is committed to shaping the future of talent in VLSI.
ChipEdge Technologoies , a prominent player in the semiconductor industry, recently participated in the India Electronics Week, organized by IESA (India Electronics and Semiconductor Association). The company reports positive outcomes from its involvement, emphasizing the establishment of significant contacts and the explicit expression of hiring and training needs.
A noteworthy aspect of ChipEdge’s participation was the keen interest expressed by multiple entities in collaborating for talent acquisition. Furthermore, the event generated substantial interest in ChipEdge’s training programs, with specific requests for customized training solutions.
ChipEdge’s positive experience at the IESA event underscores the company’s commitment to fostering industry connections, contributing to its growth and influence in the chip design landscape.
We are pleased to share that ChipEdge Technologies Pvt Ltd has signed a MoU with the Cambridge Institute of Technology (CIT) to set up a VLSI training center on their campus to provide training to students and freshers , as well as to assist faculties from Karnataka and beyond.
The Synopsys Inc. Center of Excellence for Semiconductors at CIT was inaugurated by the Honorable Minister of IT and BT, Priyank M Kharge, Government of Karnataka. We look forward to collaboratively work with Synopsys and the CIT to contribute towards semiconductor workforce development.
We would like to thank Dr. Shivananda Koteshwar for driving this initiative, and we would also like to thank the management of CIT Chairman Shri DK Mohan, CEO Nitin Mohan, Principal Dr.indumathi Govindarao, and particularly R&D head Cyril Prasanna Raj Premkumar, without whom this wouldn’t have become a reality.
Offering internship programs (4/8/16 weeks), multi-semester VLSI certifications with the programs spanning for 3rd to 8th semester B.E / B.Tech and for M.Tech students
With the latest Synopsys tools, customizable learning models, experienced trainers, 24*7 online lab access, and cost-effective programs, ChipEdge ensures graduates are job-ready with comprehensive coverage of digital and analog design flows for the VLSI industry.
Topic: The Role of DFT Engineer in SOC Design & Career Opportunities
Speaker: Mittu George P, DFT Engineer, Celton Semiconductors Pvt Ltd
Date: March 16, 2024, at 10:00 AM IST