SAN JOSE, CA and PENANG, MALAYSIA--(Marketwire - July 12, 2010) -  The Asia Symposium on Quality Electronic Design (ASQED2010) today announced its final program consisting of several keynote speeches by industry leaders and experts from Synopsys, Texas Instruments, University of Tokyo, Elabs and Silicon Hive, tutorials, and over 70 technical presentations.

This is the 2nd annual ASQED event in Asia. The Conference is being held on August 3-4, 2010 in Penang, Malaysia. ASQED plays a critical role in promoting quality-based electronic design and manufacturing in Asia and is an integral part of establishing a communication link between semiconductor, Nano-Electronic, Bio-Electronic, MEMS/NEMS, PV technologies, and disciplines such as design, manufacturing, test, and packaging.

Powerful Keynotes Headline Conference
The list of plenary keynoters offers a comprehensive perspective from design, process, and tool methodologies. Keynoters and their topics include:

  Creating a More Sustainable World through Smarter Design
  John Chilton, Senior Vice President, Marketing & Strategic Development, Synopsys
  Neuromorphics: The reality of nanoscale devices as part of future System on System (SoS) integration
  Prof. Kamran Eshraghian, founder and President, ELabs
  Bio-inspired Electronics based on Spin and Dipole Fluctuated System
  Dr. Hitoshi Tabata, Professor, Head of Department of Bioengineering, The University of Tokyo
  Analog IC Market Trends: The OLD becomes NEW again
  Paul Emerson, General Manager, Texas Instruments
  Leveraging parallel processing in SoCs
  Dr. Jeroen Leijten, Co-Founder and Chief Technology Officer, Silicon Hive

ASQED2010 offers the following tutorials by industry experts:

  Terascale Computing and Interconnect Challenges: 3D Stacking Considerations
  Dr. Tanay Karnik, Intel
  Planar and Nonplanar Structures Thermal Modeling Studies
  Dr. Rajiv V. Joshi, Research Scientist, IBM T.J. Watson Research Center
  ESD + RFIC Co-Design for Whole-Chip Design Optimization
  Prof. Albert Wang, Dept of Electrical Engineering, University of California
  IPC Standards and Electronics Manufacturing Environment
  David W. Bergman, Vice President, IPC

Technical Sessions
ASQED2010 technical session consists of over 70 presentations by engineers and researchers worldwide, covering the following topics:

  • Circuit & System Design
  • Test & Verification
  • IC Packaging Technology
  • PCB and PWB Technology & Manufacturing
  • Semiconductor & Nano Technology
  • Bio Electronics Innovations
  • Photovoltaic Technology & Manufacturing
  • Electronic Design Automation Methodologies
  • Micro-Electro-Mechanical System (MEMS)

Papers will be presented in three parallel tracks on Tuesday, Aug. 3rd and Wednesday, Aug. 4th.

Sponsors, Supporters and Exhibits
ASQED2010 corporate sponsors and supporters include Synopsys (Titanium Sponsor), Cadence Design Systems, Silterra and NIMOS. ASQED also includes company exhibits.

ASQED2010 is the second event in Asia organized by the International Society for Quality Electronic Design (ISQED). ASQED2010 is co-organized with the Malaysian Industry Government Group for High Technology (MIGHT) and the Malaysian Institute of Microsystems (MIMs) with support from the Malaysian Industrial Development Authority (MIDA). Conference proceedings will be published by IEEE and posted in the IEEE digital library.
Please refer to the conference website at for further information about the conference.

Contact Information:

Editorial Contact:
Georgia Marszalek
ValleyPR for ISQED's ASQED