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1 The Research Institute for Applied Microelectronics (IUMA) The Research Institute for Applied Microelectronics (IUMA)

2 Index ä Background information ä Canary Islands ä University ä Research Institutes ä Research Institute for Applied Microelectronics (IUMA) ä Structure ä Know-how & Projects

3 Canary Islands ä Canary Islands, Spain, 28º North, 15º West ä Subtropical climate ä Volcanic Islands ä 2 millions inhabitants ä 10 millions tourists per year ä Gross internal product 80% EU average (FR) ä 2 State universities

4 Canary Islands: Gran Canaria ä Gran Canaria  1 million inh. ä Las Palmas city > inh. ä Fiscal advantages: ä REF, RIC, State subsidies. ä Modern Infraestructures: ä Intl. Airport & port ä Telecom operators ä etc.

5 ULPGC campus Bañaderos (2%) El Obelisco (17%) San Cristobal (21%) Tafira (60%) Lanzarote

6 University of Las Palmas ä 1,500 faculty + staff ä 24,000 students (half in engineering) ä School of Economics & BA: 4,000 ä Law School: 2,500 ä Liberal Arts:4,000 ä School of Medicine: 400 ä School of Architecture: 700 ä Schools of Engineering (ED related):6,100 ä Schools of Engineering (Non related):4,000 ä Sciences: 900 ä Others:1,400

7 Schools of Engineering (ED related) ä School of Telecommunication Engineering: 1,300/ years 4 years 5+1years 4 years (400/30) (900/100) (400/30) (900/100) ä Radio1020 ä Telecom Networks1050 ä Telecom Equipment1030

8 Research Institutes ä IAC: Astrophysics Institute of the Canaries ä INTA: National Institute for Aerospace Techniques (Maspalomas Space Center, ESA/NASA) ä ICTC: Institute of Cybernetics Science & Technology ä IUMA: Research Institute for Applied Microelectronics

9 The Institute ä Research Institute Overview ä IUMA Organization and Structure ä Research lines and activities ä Examples of developed projects ä Key Advantages

10 Overview ä The Research Institute for Applied Microelectronics (IUMA) is a research center instituted by the CSIC and the University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain ä Since its foundation, IUMA has devoted special attention to Microelectronics ä Currently about 50 Researchers are involved in IUMA Projects ä Engineers, Physicists, Mathematicians and Computer Scientists ä PhD, Master and Postgraduate Students

11 Location IUMA

12 IUMA Organization ä Board of Directors (Consejo de Gobierno) Rector of ULPGC, Chairman Director of IUMA, Executive Director The Six Divisions Directors Secretary of IUMA, Secretary Representative of CSIC: The Coordinator of the Microelectronics Institutes in Spain Director General for Industry (canarian govnt) Director General for Telecommunications (canarian govnt) Representatives of sponsoring companies: ä Unelco (Endesa industrial group) ä Telefonica ä Canarias Telecom (Retevision, Amena, Cabletelca) ä Teldat Representative of spin-off companies

13 Head of the Institute: Dr. A. Nunez Microelectronics Technology Computer Aided Design Industrial Products Systems Engineering and Control Communications & Networking Integrated Systems Design IUMA Structure

14 Personnel ä Staff Members ä 15 PhD Senior Researchers ä 30 Msc Engineering ä 5 others ä The institute is organized in Six Divisions ä Integrated Systems Design ä Microelectronics Technology ä Computer Aided Design ä Industrial&Telecom Equipment and Products ä Systems Engineering and Control ä Communications and Networking

15 Research and Development lines ä System Performance Optimization in Very High Speed Integrated Circuits (VHSIC) ä Characterization and Modeling of DSM Si and SiGe Devices and Circuits ä Physical Design Automation of Circuits and Systems, SOC and IP Based Synthesis ä Communications Systems (RF/WL, FIELDBUS, and SCADA) for Industrial Control ä CoS Traffic Characterization and Optimization Algorithms for ATM and IP routing and switching ä New Algorithms and Smart Card Encryption and Transactions Security ä New Algorithms and Smart Card Systems for Encryption and Transactions Security

16 IUMA International Relationships Edith Cowan University Perth, Australia Vitesse Semiconductor Corp. Camarillo, California Philips Microwave Limeil France FhG IAF, Freiburg, Germany United Monolithic Semic., Germany Univ. of Illinois EPFL, Lausanne, Switzerland Univ. of Michigan Microelectronic Center, Middlesex Univ., UK Center for Broadband Telecom., Denmark University of Adelaide Adelaide, Australia Alcatel Telspace France Thomson-CSF France CMP, Grenoble

17 IUMA related companies ä Spin-off companies: ä Transtelecom SA, 1993 ä Atlantic Telecom SA, 1994 ä INCIDE Canary SA, 1999 ä Other long-term contracting companies: ä Beleyma ä ICR ä Comelta

18 Summary ä Research Institution strongly linked to Industries and Universities ä The IUMA builds on human resources educated at the Schools of Engineering of the University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria ä More than 10 Years of Experience in Research and Development Projects in the field of Microelectronics Applications


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