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2014 PSU Veloce Emulation Competition – “Need for Speed”

“This was an outstanding inaugural event for our students and industry. The companies present, including Mentor Graphics, Qualcomm, and Xpliant, and Intel were impressed with the quality of the projects by our students. There is clearly a large need for more engineers with these skills, and we’re proud to be building a strong program in design verification to meet this need.” - Dr. James McNames, ECE Department Chair

1st Place - Sameer Ghewari, Sanket Borhade “Design & verification of 8x8 Time-Space Crossbar switch with 8b10b SerDes”
2nd Place - Steven Bellock “Computation of Jacobsthal’s Function Hardware Accelerator”
3rd Place - Kai Cong, Li Lei, Zhekun Yang “OpenRISC System-On-Chip Emulation"


"GridGain Enables Portland State University Researchers to Push Boundaries of Science: In-Memory Computing Advances Pathogen Detection, Diagnosis and Intervention 

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Faculty Positions in Design Verification/Validation

The Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) Department at Portland State University seeks outstanding candidates for both a tenure-track assistant professor position and a non-tenure track fixed-term senior instructor position in the area of design verification/validation. The positions will expand the department’s existing strengths in EDA, formal verification, and IC test. See the position description for more information.