Opportunities in the Semiconductor Design Sector

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Opportunities in

the Semiconductor Design Sector

VTU

May 16, 2009

Ramkumar Subramanian

Sales and Marketing Vice President

AMD India

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Today’s Agenda

Introduction and About AMD

Semiconductor Industry Market overview

The Indian semiconductor design industry

Educational Opportunities

Career Opportunities

What does it take to be a good semiconductor design engineer?

Q & A

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Today’s Agenda

Introduction and About AMD

Semiconductor Industry Market overview

The Indian semiconductor design industry

Educational Opportunities

Career Opportunities

What does it take to be a good semiconductor design engineer?

Q & A

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1969

Founded

Sunnyvale, CA

Headquarters

Approx.

11,000
worldwide

Employees

78% international

Sales Mix

$5.6 billion
1


2006 Revenue

The

Customer
-

Centric

Innovation

Company

AMD At
-
a
-
Glance

A leader in microprocessors, graphics and chipsets

1
As a result of Spansion Inc.’s initial public offering (IPO) in December 2005, financial results for
periods in 2006 and 2007 compared to periods in 2005 do not correlate directly. In this
document, all references to and comparisons with periods in 2005 exclude the results of the
company’s former Memory Products segment.



2007 Revenue

$6.0 billion
1

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Computing

Today’s AMD: Partners and Products

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AMD in India

Hyderabad

R&D Centers: 2

Sales & Marketing

Kolkata

Sales & Marketing

New Delhi

Sales & Marketing

Mumbai

Sales & Marketing

Chennai

Sales & Marketing

Bangalore

R&D Centers: 2

Sales & Marketing

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IndiaR
evi ewA
l berto
Vi sit10
07

AMD India customers

AMD India Engineering

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Team Composition by Experience

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Team Overview



Delivering on CEG Roadmap


Focused on design of x86 products for Server/Client families



Established Credibility


Successful ramp and execution has attracted other design teams and all
Microprocessor projects are building presence in India


Demonstrated Capability


Architecture to GDS.



Technical Recognition


Patents


15+


Papers/Tutorials


17


Conference Chairs/Panelists/Invited talks


24+





First x86 MPU
design team
in AMD
outside US

Four x86
tape
-
outs
in 4 years
and still
counting!!

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Tremendous growth in capabilities

DFT

CAD

Arch


RTL


Impl


Layout


Verif

SOC

Silicon

Debug

Ckt

DFT

CAD

Arch


RTL


Impl


Layout


Verif

SOC

Silicon

Debug

Ckt

Verif

COE

AMS COE

L2CoE

DFT COE

Ramping

Demonstrated Capability

Nov 2004

Now

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Today’s Agenda

Introduction and About AMD

Semiconductor Industry Market overview

The Indian semiconductor design industry

Educational Opportunities

Career Opportunities

What does it take to be a good semiconductor design engineer?

Q & A

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Semiconductor Market in the World Economy

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3

Source: IC Insights; Not to scale

$213B

$1,000B

$37 Trillion

$326B

$1,340B

$43 Trillion

2004 Worldwide

2008E Worldwide

Semiconductors

Electronics

GDP

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Semiconductor Revenue by Industry Vertical

1
4

Source: i Suppli

Y2001: $139B

Y2006: $261B

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Plenty of Growth Ahead

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5

-
5

5

15

25

35

45

55

65

Source: US Census Bureau; IC
-
Insights; TSMC estimates

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World Population (Billion)

Semi $ / Person

5

6

7

8

9

‘80

‘85

‘90

‘95

‘00

‘05

‘10

US Semi / Person = ~$250

245

255

265

China & India Semi / Person = ~$20

4

Worldwide average semiconductor $ per person

World Population





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Semiconductor Revenue Breakdown by Product Segment

1
6

2010E

Source: Gartner Research

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Semiconductor Industry Value Chain

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7

Design

Backend

Systems

Products

Design

IP/library

EDA

Design implementation

Wafer Manufacturing

Wafer testing

Assembly

Packaging

Manufacturing

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Today’s Agenda

Introduction and About AMD

Semiconductor Industry Market overview

The Indian semiconductor design industry

Educational Opportunities

Career Opportunities

What does it take to be a good semiconductor design engineer?

Q & A

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1
9

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Strong IC Design Revenue Growth

IC Design revenues ($bn)

Gl obal Market share (%)

India is Fertile Ground for IC Design Innovation

India Semiconductor Consumption
($Billions)

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Today’s Agenda

Introduction and About AMD

Semiconductor Industry Market overview

The Indian semiconductor design industry

Educational Opportunities

Career Opportunities

What does it take to be a good semiconductor design engineer?

Q & A

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What it does to make a good semiconductor engineer


Education:


Bachelors/Master/Doctorate in Electrical or Electronics or Comp Sc.


Skills:


Front
-
end: Strong basics in Comp Architecture, Logic design,
Programming(C/C++),

Perl scripting, knowledge of hardware
description language(Verilog/VHDL) demonstrated through projects,
any knowledge of DFT/ATPG desirable, knowledge of Unix OS and so
on.


Back
-
end: Strong basics in Logic design, Transistor level design,
knowledge of transistor level simulators (Hspice, etc), Logic/Circuit
timing analysis


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What it does take…..


Qualifications:


Worked on microprocessor/DSP type of projects


Minimum requirements:


Bachelors/Masters/Doctorate degree from a reputed institution
with good academic record in Electrical or Electronics or Comp Sc
disciplines.


Good knowledge of microprocessor/microcontroller/DSP with some
of the skill set mentioned above.


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What it does take…

Soft Skills:


Communication: Fluent in English and clear in
communication


Project management skills: Ability to manage and motivate
teams to accomplish goals. Provide a career development
path to team members.


Cross
-
cultural communication: Good ability to communicate
across sites and cultures.


People management: Resolving day to day people issues,
morale issues, dealing with under performers, etc.


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Today’s Agenda

Introduction and About AMD

Semiconductor Industry Market overview

The Indian semiconductor design industry

Educational Opportunities

Career Opportunities

What does it take to be a good semiconductor design engineer?

Q & A

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Educational Opportunities


Graduate / master’s degree from one of the engg. Colleges


VLSI design courses from:


CDAC, Hyderabad: Certificate course in Digital and Analog design
(CDAD)


Sandeepani School of VLSI Design, Bangalore and Hyderabad:
Post
-
Graduate Diploma in VLSI Design


Veda IIT: MS and Diploma in VLSI and Embedded Systems


Cranes Software, Bangalore: Embedded System Certification


Vedant , Chandigarh, Lucknow: Course in front
-
end and back
-
end
design including Analogue & Mixed signal design

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Today’s Agenda

Introduction and About AMD

Semiconductor Industry Market overview

The Indian semiconductor design industry

Educational Opportunities

Career Opportunities

What does it take to be a good semiconductor design engineer?

Q & A

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Career Opportunities


AMD India has a well defined career path for employees in


Technical


Management functions.


Typically, an engineer takes about 5
-
6 years to reach the position of a Senior
Design Engineer.


Post this he can decide either to continue in the technical function or move to
a management function,


What counts most is the innovation that an engineer can bring to AMD’s
leading products & technologies.


AMD provides the opportunity to innovate and bring in market leading
technologies is tremendous.



In addition, employees have the option of moving laterally

and also across
sites within India and even to other AMD sites worldwide. This is subject to
need, suitability of requirement and appropriate fit for the position.


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Q&A and More information

For further information:

Ravikanth Penugonda, Verification Team,

ravikanth.penugonda@amd.com


Shodhna Shetty, HR,

shodhna.shetty@amd.com



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Backup

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Some Top VLSI Graduate Programs

Disclaimer: This is for information purposes only and is not to meant to be a comprehensive list or serve as
rankings of any kind

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Stanford University



University of California at Berkeley



Massachusetts Institute of Technology



University of Texas at Austin



University of Southern California, Los Angeles
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University of illinois, Urbana Champaign



University of Wisconsin, Madison



California Institute of Technology (CalTech)



Duke University



Northwestern University



University of California, Los Angeles



Iowa State University



Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY



Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University (Virginia Tech)



University of Michigan, Ann Arbor



Arizona State University



Pennsylvania State University



Purdue University



Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech)


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Some Design Services Companies in India

Disclaimer: This is for information purposes only and is not to meant to be a comprehensive list

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Accel
Transmati c

Ltd.

Indra

Networks, Inc.

Qual Core Logi c, Inc.

Al l go

Embedded Systems Pvt. Ltd.

Indri on

Technol ogi es (Indi a) Pvt. Ltd.

Qui ckl ogi c India

Ari cent
, Inc.

Ingot Systems, Inc.

Sankal p Semi conductor Pvt. Ltd.

Bi square

Systems Pvt. Ltd.

Intel l i Prop
, Inc.

Sasken

Communi cati on Technol ogi es Ltd.

CG
-
CoreEI

Programmabl e Sol uti ons Pvt. Ltd.

Itti am

Systems Pvt. Ltd.

Satyam Computer Servi ces Ltd.

Chi pTest

Labs Pvt. Ltd.

i Wave

Systems Technol ogi es Pvt. Ltd.

Si l i con Interfaces Pvt. Ltd.

Cogni zant Technol ogy Sol uti ons

KPIT Cummi ns
Infosystems

Ltd.

Si RF

Technol ogy (Indi a) Pvt. Ltd.

DCM Technol ogi es

Larsen & Toubro Infotech Ltd.

SPI Software Technol ogi es Pvt. Ltd.

D'gi pro Systems Pvt. Ltd.

Mi crochi p Technol ogy Desi gns (Indi a) Pvt. Ltd.

Stel l arIP

Sol uti ons, Inc.

Di gi Bee Mi crosystems Pvt. Ltd.

Mi ndTree

Consul ti ng Ltd.

Synopsys (Indi a) Pvt. Ltd.

eInfochi ps Ltd.

Ni tAl

Computer Systems Pvt. Ltd.

Tal l i ka

Corporation

El ven Mi croci rcuits (Indi a) Pvt. Ltd.

nSys

Desi gn Systems Pvt. Ltd.

Tata Consul tancy Servi ces Ltd.

embWi Se Technol ogi es Pvt. Ltd.

Patni

Computer Systems Ltd.

TechForce

Engi neeri ng Servi ces Pvt. Ltd.

Gl obal Edge Software Ltd.

Persi stent Systems Pvt. Ltd.

TES El ectroni c Sol uti ons

HCL Technol ogi es Ltd

Pi xtel

Medi a Technol ogy

TTM Indi a Pvt. Ltd.

Ikanos Communi cati ons (India) Pvt. Ltd.

Posei don Desi gn Systems, Inc

Wi pro Technol ogi es Ltd.

Processor Systems (Indi a) Pvt. Ltd.

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A Sample List of Global Semiconductor Companies

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Type

Companies

Manufacturing & Design

Intel, AMD, Samsung,
Hynix
, Toshiba, IBM
Microelectronics, TI, Infineon, Sony,
Sandisk
, NEC,
Matsushita,
Nanya
, Motorola

Manufacturing Only

TSMC, UMC, SMIC,
Powerchip
,
Inotera

Design Only

Numerous
fabless

companies, notable among which
are:
Freescale
, Qualcomm, Broadcom,
nVidia
, Xilinx,
Altera
, ARM, others

Semiconductor Equipment Manufacturing

ASML, Applied Materials, Canon, KLA
Tencor
, Novellus,
Nikon, others

CAD Tool Companies

Cadence, Magma, Mentor, Synopsys, and more

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Manufacturing Plans of Companies in India

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