Roberto Suaya

Mentor Graphics Corporation

Roberto Suaya received the Ph.D. degree in physics from the University of Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires, Argentina, with his thesis research done at the Stanford Linear Accelerator Center, Stanford University, Stanford, CA. He held academic positions in theoretical physics with the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, with McGill University, Montreal, QC, Canada, and with Stanford Linear Accelerator Center, and in computer science with the California Institute of Technology, Pasadena. He held research positions with Fairchild Research Center, with Schlumberger Palo Alto Research in system science, with the Computer Science Laboratory, SRI International (formerly Stanford Research Institute), with Weidlinger Associates, and with the LETI research center of the French Atomic Energy Commission. He is currently the Chief Scientist with the Calibre Division, Mentor Graphics Corporation, St. Ismier, France. He has been an Entrepreneur in CAD, creating Thunder Software. He has extensively published in VLSI CAD and theoretical physics, coedited a book VLSI and Parallel Computation (Morgan Kauffman), and extensively lectured in Europe, North and South America, and Asia. Dr. Suaya is an Associate Editor of the IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON CAD and a member of the Technical Advisory Board of Semiconductor Research Corporation. He has cochaired international conferences on frontiers in VLSI.