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Cadence University Program MEMBER

Boise State University is a Cadence University Program Member.  The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering utilizes Cadence electronic design automation (EDA) software in both academic course materials and in research projects.

Listed below are the classes and research projects in which the Cadence software product bundles are used.  This information was updated for the Fall 2019 and Spring 2020 semesters.

The Custom IC Bundle

  • ECE 410/510 Integrated Circuit Physical Design
  • ECE 411/511 CMOS Analog IC Design
  • ECE 614 Advanced Analog IC Design
  • ECE 615 Mixed Signal IC Design
  • NASA non-volitile memory research

The Digital IC Bundle

  • ECE 480 Senior Design

The Verification Bundle

  • ECE 430/530 Digital Hardware Design
  • ECE 480/482 Senior Design

The Packaging & Board Bundle

  • ECE 480/482 Senior Design


Projects supported by Cadence infrastructure:

1) Neuromorphic Research

2) CMOS Photonics Research


See also Cadence at CMOSedu and Cadence tutorials.

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Page updated by Maureen Moore, Director of COEN IT Services, in conjunction with ECE Faculty. This information, including the link from the ECE department’s top-level page, is required for compliance with Cadence University Program guidelines (Cadence Web Page Guidelines 2012).