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IISc and TalentSprint Launch Postgraduate Level Advanced Certification Programme in VLSI Chip Design

IISc through its Department of Electronic Systems Engineering and TalentSprint will offer advanced certification programme in VLSI Chip Design

IISc and TalentSprint announced their fourth deep tech program with the launch of the postgraduate Level Advanced Certification Program in VLSI Chip Design. The six-month program is designed for industry professionals keen to design future-ready chips with capabilities that can power new age technologies such as artificial intelligence, IoT, VR, Mobility, Cloud and Analytics.

Delivered through live interactive online classes by leading faculty from the Department of Electronic Systems Engineering (DESE) at IISc, the program will enable participants to learn hands-on and practice on industry projects using state-of-the-art VLSI tools and boards. Applications are now open for the first cohort which starts in June 2021.

Curriculum of the IISc Advanced Certification Programme in VLSI Chip Design

  • Digital integrated circuit design.
  • Analog integrated circuit design.
  • Emerging technologies.
  • Advanced digital design and FPGA based design.

Announcing the program Dr. Chetan Singh Thakur, program director, said: “IISc DESE is renowned for excellence in research and education in electronics systems engineering in general and VLSI and chip design in particular. We believe that our research experience can add value to industry professionals keen to build expertise in this area. Working with TalentSprint, we are launching this program to prepare professionals for the future of Chip Design. The program is designed to build strong foundations on advanced digital, analog and emerging technologies combined with mentored practice on industry relevant capstone projects, using best-in-class VLSI tools and boards.”

Projects and Lab Exercises Included in the IISc Advanced Certification Programme in VLSI Chip Design

  • Operation amplifier design.
  • ASIC design flow.
  • Transient analysis of standard cells.
  • Combinational, and sequential circuit design.
  • Algorithm to architecture.
  • Design with FPGA Boards.
  • Machine learning accelerator for image classification task.
  • Datapath and controller design.

Dr. Santanu Paul, co-founder and CEO, TalentSprint, said: “The PG Level Advanced Certification Program in VLSI Chip Design is our fourth program with IISc. We are confident that the exceptional subject matter expertise of DESE, combined with the deep industry networks and connections provided by TalentSprint will be highly coveted by VLSI industry professionals keen to build deeper expertise. Graduates will join TalentSprint’s elite club of 3000+ deep tech alumni, thereby continuing to reap life-long benefits through peer learning and networking.”

Applications are now open for the first cohort of the PG Level Advanced Certification Programme in VLSI Chip Design, which starts in June 2021. Interested students may visit the program page to know more and apply.

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