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The PhD forum is hosted by the ISVLSI 2013 conference. It is a great opportunity for PhD students to present their thesis work to a broad audience in the VLSI community, composed of representatives from both industry and academia. They will be on the other side, getting a glance at the state-of-the-art in system design and design automation. Therefore, the PhD Forum is an excellent chance for students to receive expert feedback on their research and to establish contacts for future job opportunities.

Who can present their work at the PhD forum?

Students who have finished their PhD thesis within the last 12 months or students who are close to finish their thesis work.

Ten submissions will be selected to be presented at the ISVLSI 2013 conference and to be published (2 pages) in the Conference Proceedings.

The selected PhD Students will have the following benefits:

How to submit:

Important Dates:

Ph.D. Forum Chair Information

Prof. Dr.-Ing. habil. Michael Hübner
Ruhr-University of Bochum
Chair for Embedded Systems in Information Technology (ESIT)

Prof. Dr. Antonio Carlos Schneider Beck Filho
Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS)
Instituto de Informática

Ph.D. Forum Technical Program Committee Members

Mauricio Ayala-Rincon, UNB, Brazil
Pascal Benoit , LIRMM, France
Ateet Bhalla, OIST, Bhopal, India
Fabio Campi , ST Microelectronics, Italy
Joao Cardoso, INESC-ID, Portugal
Pedro Diniz, INESC-ID, Portugal
Adam Donlin , Xilinx Inc, USA
Luca Fanucci , Uiv. Of Pisa, Italy
Alberto Garcia-Ortiz, Univ.of Bremen, Germany
Diana Goehringer , KIT, Germany
Arnaud Grasset , Thales TRT,France
Joerg Henkel , KIT Germany
Andreas Herkersdorf , TUM , Germany
Michael Huebner , Ruhr-Univ. Bochum, Germany
Dimitrios Soudris, NTUA, Greece
Julio Carlos Balzano de Mattos, UFPel, Brazil
Marco Aurelio Wehrmeister, UDESC, Brazil