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Cadence Tools in the Curriculum

Cadence software is being used primarily in the following courses:

  • ENGG*4550  |  VLSI Digital Design
  • ENGG*6520  |  Advanced VLSI Digital Design
  • ENGG*4080  |  Analog Integrated Circuits
  • ENGG*6510  |  Advanced Analog Integrated Circuit Design
  • ENGG*6600*01  |  Semiconductor Memories
  • ENGG*6600*02  |  Embedded Cryptosystem


Cadence Tools in Our Research

Cadence software is being used in many research projects including:

  1. Power-Smart Systems-On-Chips. Project coordinator: Dr. Radu Muresan.
  2. Self-Powered Wireless Integrated Sensors. Project coordinator: Dr. Stefano Gregori.
  3. High-speed Low-power AES Encryption ASIC. Project coordinator: Dr. Radu Muresan
  4. Resource Sharing in Hardware-accelerated Real-time Systems. Project coordinator: Dr. Radu Muresan


Dr. Stefano Gregori, Dr. Radu Muresan, and Dr. Haleh Vahedi



A prototype chip is shown that integrates an analog technique for secure cryptographic applications.

The chip was designed with Cadence tools and manufactured using 0.18μ technology.

From left: Dr. Stefano Gregori, Dr. Radu Muresan, Dr. Haleh Vahedi




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Last updated: March 7, 2019