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Updated on Dec 29, 2011

C.P. Ravikumar

Invited Seminars given in the recent past

2011

Jan 3, 2011

 Informal discussion with students of M.Tech (VLSI) at Anna University College of Engineering, Chennai

Jan 3, 2011

 Invited talk on “Fifty years of semiconductor innovation,” at KCT Inst of Tech, Chennai

Jan 3, 2011

 Invited talk on “Multicore SoC for next-level Power/Preformance” at MIT Anna University, Chennai

Mar 24, 2011

 Talk on “Embedded Systems” at Vasavi College of Engineering, Hyderabad

Mar 3, 2011

 Talk on “Semiconductor Technologies for Biomedical Applications, “ Anna University College of Engineering, Chennai

Mar 3, 2011

 Talk on “Evolution of DSP Architectures” at IIT Madras

Mar 4, 2011

 Talk on “Multicore SoC for next-level Power/Performance” at NIT Trichy

Mar 19, 2011

 Talk on “It’s always 430 somewhere” at Anna University College of Engineering, Chennai

Mar 20, 2011

 Talk on “It’s always 430 somewhere” at Anna Univeristy College of Engineering, Chennai

May 6, 2011

 Talk on “Evolution of DSP Architectures” VIT University, Vellore

May 17, 2011

 Talk on “Betterment of Rural Communities through ICT”, IETE Chapter, Chennai

Jun 6, 2011

 Talk on “Modern Practices in Digital Design,” Sri Vishnu College of Engineering, Bhimavaram

Jun 7, 2011

 Talk on “Embedded Systems,” Osmania University, Hyderabad

Jul  25, 2011

 Talk on “TI India University Program,” BMS college of Engineering, Bangalore

Aug 8, 2011

 Talk on “Why should we teach MSP430 in the Universities?,” Ambedkar Inst of Tech, Bangalore

Aug 29, 2011

 Talk on “Texas Instruments DSP and MSP430 for Embedded Systems,” IIST, Trivandrum

Aug 29, 2011

 Talk on “Embedded Systems,” (in Kannada language) delivered at Samvada, National College, Jayanagar, Bangalore

Sep 3, 2011

 Talk on “ARM Based Embedded Platforms from Texas Instruments” at the one-day conference on “ARM-based Embedded Platforms from TI,” held at IIT Madras

Sep 8, 2011

 Talk on “SoC Design Challenges and Opportunities,” Anna Univ College of Engg, Guindy, Chennai

Sep 10, 2011

 Talk on “SoC Design Challenges and Opportunities,” AMNE 2011 organized by IMAPS Bangalore, BIT, Bangalore

Oct 10, 2011

 Talk on “TI India University Program,” VIT Vellore

Oct 12, 2011

 Talk on “Power Electronics Applications using the Texas Instruments C2000 Microcontroller,” IIT Delhi

Oct 13, 2011

 Talk on “From VLSI Design to Embedded Systems A Natural Progression for India,” at CEERI Pilani, Rajasthan

Oct 14, 2011

 Half-day workshop on “Applications of MSP430 Microcontroller” at BESU, Kolkata

Nov 4, 2011

 Talk on “Embedded Systems” for 4th year students of Electrical Engineering, IIT Madras

Nov 22, 2011

 Talk on “ARM Based Embedded Platforms from Texas Instruments” delivered at the two-day faculty development program on Stellaris Microcontroller, Bangalore

Nov 29, 2011

 Talk on “ARM Architecture and Programming” delivered at the two-day workshop on Stellaris microcontroller held in Bangalore

Dec 2, 2011

 Talk on “Recent Trends in Electronics and Communications” Keynote talk at NCRTE 2011, Walchand College of Engineering, Sangli

Dec 12, 2011

 Talk on “It’s always 430 somewhere!” introduction to MSP430 microcontroller for the participants of the workshop on MSP430 microcontroller held at Delhi Technical University

 

2010

22-Jan-2010

 Visit to Muthyammal College of Engineering, Rasipuram. Seminar on “50 Years of IC Innovation and the Road Ahead,” (Keynote talk at MINDSS 2010).

22-Jan-2010

 “50 Years of IC Innovation and the road ahead,” Muthyammal College of Engineering

5-Feb-2010

 Visit to Goa University, Panaji. Seminar on “50 Years of IC Innovation and the Road Ahead,” organized by VLSI Society of India, Goa Chapter.

5-Feb-2010

 “50 Years of IC Innovation and the road ahead,” Goa Univeristy

23-Feb-2010

 Visit to Mookambigai Engineering College, Trichy. Talk on “VLSI Design for Testability,” as part of the faculty development program.

23-Feb-2010

 “Introduction to VLSI Test,” Mookambigai College of Engg, Trichy

2-Mar-2010

 “50 Years of IC innovation and the road ahead,” VCAN 2010, Easwari Engineering College

12-Mar-2010

 Visit to Easwari Engineering College, Chennai. Talk on “50 Years of IC Innovation and the Road Ahead,” (Keynote talk at MINDSS 2010).

19-Mar-2010

  Visit to SJCE, Mysore. Panel Discussion conducted by IEEE Student Chapter on the topic of “Should we encourage

27-Mar-2010

 Visit to SIT, Tumkur. Talk on “Multicore SoC for Next Level Power/Performance,” part of CMNE 2010 conference conducted by IMAPS.

27-Mar-2010

 Multicore Platforms for next level performance/power”, CMNE 2010 (IMAPS), SIT Tumkur

28-Mar-2010

 Visit to Oxford Engineering College, Trichy. To take part in their Graduation Ceremony as the chief guest.

28-Mar-2010

 Graduation Day, Oxford College of Engg, 2010, Trichy, Tamin Nadu

31-Mar-2010

 Visit to Karpaga Vinayaga College of Engineering, Chennai. Talk on “50 Years of IC Innovation and the Road Ahead”, Keynote talk at the National Conference organized by ECE Department.

31-Mar-2010

 “50 years of IC innovation and the road ahead,” Karpaga Vinayaga College of Engg, Tamil Nadu

16-Apr-2010

 Visit to Madras Institute of Technology, Chromepet, Chennai. Seminar on “Building Low Power Embedded Systems with MSP430.”

16-Apr-2010

 “Building Low Power Embedded Systems with MSP430,” MIT, Chennai. Tamil Nadu

12-May-2010

 “Embedded Systems,” Delhi College of Engg (Delhi Technological University), New Delhi

28-May-2010

 “Embedded Systems,” MNIT, Jaipur, Rajasthan

10-Jun-2010

 Multicore Platforms for next level performance/power”, VNR VJIET, Hyderabad

11-Jun-2010

 Building Low Power Embedded Systems with MSP430, Guru Nanak College of Engg, Hyderabad

15-Jun-2010

 Half day workshop on MSP430, JNTU College of Engg, Hyderabad

25-Jun-2010

 Evolution of DSP Architectures, Oxford College of Engg, Bangalore

5-Jul-2010

 How Technology is impacting the world of Pattern Recognition and Soft Computing, Delhi Technical University

15-Jul-2010

 Introduction to VLSI Test Practices, NIT Calicut

6-Aug-2010

 Keynote talk on “Communication in the modern times Impact of VLSI” at PSG College of Engineering and Tech.

9-Aug-2010

 “Embedded Systems”, LNMIIT, Jaipur

15-Oct-2010

 “Building Low Power Embedded Systems using MSP430,” RVCE, Bangalore

10-Nov-2010

 Panel moderator on the topic “Industry academia Interaction” at CDNLive!, Bangalore

14-Dec-2010

 Speaker at the One day DSP workshop at JNTU College of Engineering, Hyderabad on the topic “Evolution of TI DSP Platforms”

24-Dec-2010

 Half day tutorial on “Low Power Embedded Systems using TI MSP430 Microcontroller,” at ICEE Institute of Tech, Kolkata

 

 2009

9-Jan-2009

 Talk entitled “Semiconductor Innovation for Tomorrow’s Medicine” at Nitte Meenakshi Institute of Technology, Bangalore

5-Feb-2009

 Talk entitled “Embedded Systems” for 4th Semester students of RNS Institute of Technology, Bangalore

7-Feb-2009

 Keynote Talk entitled “Industrial Applications in the coming years - Why we need to spend higher energy on low-power” at ISCO 2009, Karpagam Engineering College, Coimbatore

6-Mar-2009

 Invited talk on “Fifty Years of Semiconductor Innovation” at Pragyaa 2009 Student Technical Conference, Sri Guru Govind Singhji Institute of Technology, Nanded

13-Mar-2009

 Invited talk on “Challenges in the design of VLSI Systems” at Sri Venkateshwara College of Engineering, Chennai

19-Mar-2009

 Invited talk on “Embedded Systems” at National Engineering Conference, Dayananda Sagar College of Engineering, Bangalore

6-Apr-2009

 Invited talk on “Embedded Systems” at SIT, Tumkur. (Siddaganga Institute of Technology, Tumkur)

8-Apr-2009

 Keynote talk at the AVLSI Summit at IIT Kharagpur on “VLSI Design to Embedded Systems – The Natural Progression for India

19-May-2009

 Delivered a talk on Embedded Systems at VIT (Pune) as part of their “MSP430 Microcontroller Workshop”

30-Jun-2009

 Keynote talk on “Low Power Design” at the inauguration of the Faculty Development Program on VLSI Design, RVCE, Bangalore  - RV College of Engineering, Bangalore.

27-Jul-2009

 Keynote talk on “Embedded Systems” at the Faculty Development Program on Embedded System Computing at Atria Institute of Technology, Bangalore

13-Aug-2009

 Invited speaker at  Sri Venkateshwara College of Engineering in the “Baudhayana” series of lectures conducted by the IEEE Student Branch of the college on the topic “Modern VLSI Design Challenges and Opportunities”

13-Aug-2009

 Keynote talk on “DSP Architectures” at REVA Institute of Technology, Bangalore

9-Sep-2009

 Invited talk on “Embedded Systems” at SRM University, Chennai (Student Technical Festival, AARUSH 3.0.)

17-Sep-2009

 Keynote talk on “Evolution of DSP Architectures” at the Coimbatore Institute of Technology as part of the “Signals, Transforms Applications” workshop

8-Oct-2009

 Invited talk at Vellore Institute of Technology, on the topic “From VLSI Design to Embedded Systems the natural progression for India

23-Oct-2009

 Inaugurated the “Wireless Networks and Embedded Systems Conference” (WECON 2009) at Chitkara University, Punjab and delivered the keynote talk entitled “VLSI Design to Embedded Systems

23-Oct-2009

Conducted a workshop on “Embedded System Design using Beagleboard” at Chitkara University, Chandigarh, Punjab

7-Nov-2009

Canara Engineering College (Mangalore)  Invited talk on “Embedded Systems” in the educational workshop held to commemorate the 125th year of IEEE

18-Nov-2009

 Moderated a panel discussion on “What does it take for students to be (semiconductor) industry ready?” organized as part of “CDN Live!” conference for educators.

23-Nov-2009

 Invited lecture on “VLSI Testing and Design for Testability” in a Faculty Development Program organized by Vasavi College of Engineering, Hyderabad

23-Nov-2009

 Invited talk at IIIT Hyderabad on “Embedded Systems”.

3-Dec-2009

Seminar on “Memory Yield Improvement through Application Aware Testing enabled by PBIST” in the Seminar Series organized by the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering.

2008

22-Feb-2008

 Technical Talk, “Design Challenges for modern command-communication-control systems,” Anna University College of Engineering, TN.

22-Feb-2008

 Technical Talk, “Design Challenges for modern command-communication-control systems,” Easwari Engineering College, TN.

4-Apr-2008

 Keynote Talk, “How Computing, Communication and Control are changing and what we can do to keep abreast” delivered at Karpagam Engineering College, Coimbatore, TN.

5-May-2008

 Keynote Talk, “Signals and Systems - The next frontier,” delivered at Anna University College of Engineering, TN.

6-Jun-2008

Keynote Talk, “Signals and Systems - The next frontier,” delivered at Reva Institute of Technology, Bangalore.

1-Jul-2008

 Keynote Talk, “Embedded Systems – The next frontier,” Delivered at the Faculty Workshop on DSP and Matlab held at PESSE, Bangalore.

28-Jul-2008

 Keynote Talk, “Embedded Systems – The next frontier,” delivered at MSRSAS, Bangalore.

8-Aug-2008

 Talk entitled “Introduction to Design for Test,” IIT Delhi, New Delhi.

9-Aug-2008

 Talk entitled “DSP and Embedded Systems – The Next Frontier,” delivered at the VSI workshop on DSP and Embedded Systems, VNR-VJIET, Hyderabad.

24-Aug-2008

 Keynote Talk, “DSP and Embedded Systems – The Next Frontier,” Delivered at the Faculty workshop on DSP and Matlab held at RNSIT, Bangalore.

1-Oct-2008

 Keynote Talk entitled “VLSI + Communications + Wireless Networks = Embedded Systems” at VCAN conference, Easwari Engineering College, Chennai.

1-Oct-2008

 Talk entitled “Challenges of VLSI Design,” as part of the Industrial Lecture Series at IIT Madras.

7-Nov-2008

 Talk entitled “Semiconductor Innovation for Tomorrow’s Medicine” at the School of Medical Science and Technology, IIT Kharagpur.

 

2007

5-Jan-2007

Invited talk on “The challenge of low power test – just when you thought low power design was under control” at TIMA, NIT Trichy.

18-Feb-2007

Invited Talk on “Professional Practices for the Microelectronics Professional,” SIT, Tumkur

28-Feb-2007

Talk on “Embedded Systems on Chip,” RVCE, Bangalore

10-May-2007              

 

 Technical Seminar on “Glitch-aware Test Pattern Generation” at RICE University, USA.

14-May-2007

 Keynote talk, National Conference on ‘Design Techniques for Modern Electronic Devices, VLSI and Communication Systems DTVC-07’, NIT Hamirpur.

22-Nov-2007

 Technical Talk on “Challenges in VLSI/Embedded Systems Design” given to final-year students of IIT Madras.

22-Nov-2007

 Technical Talk on “Challenges in VLSI Design” given to students of final year Electrical Engineering of Anna University.

23-Nov-2007

 Technical Talk on “Variability Issues in Test,” at IMAPS Conference, Bangalore IINC 2007.

2006

3-Jan-2006

 Delivered an invited talk on the topic of “Talent Creation in VLSI” as part of the Industry Forum, VLSI Design Conference.

15-Jan-2006

 Delivered a talk on the topic of “Challenges of Testing Digital VLSI Systems” at VTU, Belgaum.

25-May-2006

 Delivered a seminar on “Hierarchical Scan Architectures” at Computer Engineering, University of Southern California.

29-Aug-2006

 Delivered the keynote talk on “Challenges in VLSI Design and Test” at Quintessence 2006, a National Level Technical Symposium held at  Easwari Engineering College, Chennai.

10-Sep-2006

 Delivered a seminar on ”Challenges in VLSI Test” at Interra Systems, Kolkata.

10-Oct-2006

 Delivered a seminar on “Challenges in VLSI Test” at RV College of Engineering, Bangalore.

 

2005

3-Jan-2005

 Coordinated a Panel on “VLSI Education” at the VLSI Design Conference Industrial Forum, Kolkata.

22-Feb-2005

 Invited talk on “Low Power Design Techniques” at the VSI Workshop on Low Power Design, Bangalore.

28-Feb-2005

 Invited Talk on “Recent Advances in VLSI Test” at Apogee Student Technical Festival, BITS Pilani.

1-Mar-2005

 Invited Talk on “Recent Advances in VLSI Test (Scan Test Compression),” at the VSI Workshop on VLSI Education, Jaipur.

10-May-2005

 Invited talk on “Recent Advances in VLSI Test”,  at the National Workshop on Challenges in VLSI. DA-IICT, Gandhinagar, India.

20-May-2005

 Invited talk on “VLSI CAD Tools” at the VSI Workshop on VLSI Education, SJCE, Mysore.

6-Jun-2005

 Delivered a talk on “Challenges in the System-on-Chip Design” to students and faculty of VTU Belgaum and KLE Belgaum

1-Jul-2005

 Delivered a keynote talk on the topic of “Multiprocessor Architectures for Embedded SoC” at INDICON 2005,  IIT Madras

23-Jul-2005

Delivered an invited talk on the topic “Testing of Nanometer Chips” at VEDAS 2005, Salem

1-Aug-2005

 Delivered an invited talk on the topic of “Multiprocessor Architectures for Embedded SoC” at Mindtree Technical Festival (2005)

2-Aug-2005

 Delivered an invited talk on the topic “Embedded System Design for Low Power using a Genetic Algorithm” at the ISA-IEEE Day

10-Nov-2005

 Delivered an invited talk on the topic of “Indian Semiconductor Industry” at the IEEE TTTC Technical Forum in honor of Prof. Sudhakar Reddy, International Test Conference (2005)

13-Nov-2005

 Delivered an invited talk on the topic of “Practicing Transition-Fault Testing with Physical-Design-Friendly Flows” at UT Dallas

1-Dec-2005

 Delivered a talk on the topic of “Signal Integrity Issues in VLSI Test” at the VLSI Signal Integrity Workshop, Bangalore

 

2004

4-Jan-2004

 Keynote talk at 17th International Conference on VLSI Design. January  2004, Mumbai, entitled “Multiprocessor Architectures for Embedded System-on-Chip Applications”

2-Feb-2004

 Invited Talk at IETE, Bangalore, on “Testing in the Nanometer Zone”

10-Mar-2004

 Invited Talk on “Design for Manufacturability” at the Workshop on Reconfigurable Computing at MNIT, Jaipur

21-May-2004

 Invited Talk on  “Implementation Fabrics for Programmable Systems-on-Chip,” at VEDAS-2004, Sona College of Engineering

10-Aug-2004

 Invited Talk at ISRO Satellite Center, on “Challenges in Digital System Testing” at Bangalore

24-Sep-2004

 Inaugural Talk at ECBLITZ 2004, the Student Technical Festival, PSNA College of Technology, Dindigul, entitled “Design, Verification, and Test in Nanometer Technologies.”

                                                                                    

2003

10-Feb-2003

 Invited talk entitled “Impact of Nanometer Related Timing Impact of Nanometer Related Timing Failures Failures on At on At-speed Testing speed Testing” at National Seminar on SoC, SASTRA Tanjavur

10-Feb-2003

 Panelist at the panel discussion held at National Seminar on SoC, SASTRA, Tanjavur, 2003 (Topic: SoC – Reality or Hype?)

15-Feb-2003

 Invited talk entitled “Multiprocessors – Past, Present, Future” at IIT Delhi

22-Feb-2003

 Invited talk entitled “Challenges in VLSI Test at BITS, Pilani as part of APOGEE 2003, Student Festival

23-Feb-2003

 Moderator of panel discussion on “Challenges in Developing an Effective VLSI/embedded Systems Curriculum” at Workshop on VLSI Design for Embedded Systems, Malaviya National Institute of Technology, Jaipur

12-Apr-2003

 Panelist at the Student Festival held at SJCE, Mysore,  (Topic : Industry-Academia Interaction)

15-May-2003

 Invited talk at the 3-day Workshop on VLSI and MEMS, SJCE, Mysore, (held in cooperation with IEEE Chapter, SJCE, and IEEE Electronic Devices Society)

10-Jun-2003

 Invited talk delivered at SASKEN, Bangalore, on “Impact of Nanometer Related Timing Failures on At on At-speed Testing speed Testing”.

19-Jul-2003

 Invited Talk on “Real-Time Projects Semiconductor and Chip Design” delivered at National Public School, Bangalore

11-Sep-2003

 Keynote talk at the two-day workshop on VLSI held at RVCE, Bangalore

11-Oct-2003

 Invited talk at SJCE, Mysore on the topic of Multiprocessors for Embedded Systems

10-Dec-2003

 Invited talk at IIIT Hyderabad on the topic of “Testing DSM Chips”

15-Dec-2003

 Invited talk at the inauguration of IEEE Chapter at MSRIT, Bangalore, entitled “Design, Verification, and Test in Nanometer Technologies

 

2002

2-Aug-2002

 Invited talk on “Introduction to Semiconductors” delivered at National Public School, Bangalore.

3-Mar-2003

 Invited Talk on “The Challenges in Designing Embedded System-on-Chip” delivered at the Two-day workshop on VLSI and Embedded Systems at MGR Engineering College, Chennai.

10-Jul-2002

 Invited Talk at Novell on “Perspectives on Testing Hardware-Software Systems”

22-May-2002

 Invited Talk on Trends in VLSI Design delivered at CRL, BEL.