July 01, 2013 12:00 ET

5th Asia Symposium on Quality Electronic Design (ASQED) Announces Program; Convenes Aug. 27-28, Penang, Malaysia

SANTA CLARA, CA--(Marketwired - Jul 1, 2013) - The 5th annual Asia Symposium on Quality Electronic Design (ASQED), the premier and pioneer electronic design quality conference, announced its 2013 program consisting of talks by experts that cover multiple topics related to electronic design and semiconductors. The speakers and attendees include providers, designers, and users of integrated circuits (IC) and systems, semiconductor, Sensors, IC Packaging, PCB/PWB, Assembly, Test, and Electronic Design Automation (EDA) tools and methodologies.

ASQED convenes Tuesday, Aug. 27 through Wednesday, Aug. 28, 2013 at Eastin Hotel, Penang, Malaysia. The event includes free admission to select presentations and exhibits. To register, please visit

Conference Highlights
ASQED features 12 technical sessions covering over 50 pear reviewed technical papers, as well as keynotes, tutorials/workshops and exhibits, all with a focus on the latest innovations in electronic design, packaging, test, and manufacturing.

Keynote Speakers

  • Dr. Chi-Foon Chan
    President and co-Chief Executive Officer, Synopsys
  • Ajay V. Bhatt
    Intel Fellow, Intel Architecture Group Chief Architect, PC Client group, Intel
  • Aabid Hosain
    Vice President of WW Business Development and Marketing Analog, Power and Mixed Signal Technologies, GLOBALFOUNDRIES
  • Dr. Shunpei Yamazaki
    President, Semiconductor Energy Laboratory (SEL)
  • Dr. Eesa Mohammed Bastaki
    Ph.D., Former CEO, ICT Fund Retired Faculty member, UAE University
  • Dr. Emir Ali Jazairy
    Head of Innovation and Technology Transfer Section, World Intellectual Property Organization
  • Roy Chin
    Chairman/CEO, Chest Innovations


  • Manufacturing, Design, and Test of 2.5D- and 3D-Stacked ICs
    Prof. Paul D. Franzon
    Alumni Distinguished Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • SystemVerilog Verification using UVM 1.1
    Jonathan Cheah
    Applications Consultant
  • Embedded System Design with Altera's Qsys
    Prof. Saeid Nooshabadi
    Professor of Computer Systems Engineering
    Michigan Technological University
  • Taking Hardware-assisted verification to the next Level
    Chee-Chun Tay
    Applications Consultant
    Mentor Graphics

Technical Sessions
The ASQED technical sessions consist of over 50, pear reviewed papers by engineers and researchers worldwide.

ASQED Microelectronic Olympiad
The ASQED Microelectronics Olympiad, sponsored by Synopsys, International Society for Quality Electronic Design and Silicon valley Polytechnic Institute, is an educational contest intended to spotlight young engineers and engineering students active in the field of microelectronics. The Olympiad consists of a written test covering a variety of topics related to digital and analog circuit design. The competition will take place on Monday Aug. 26 in Penang Malaysia. Winners will be announced on Wednesday Aug. 28.

ASQED is the 5th event organized by the International Society for Quality Electronic Design ( and managed by SHRDC. The conference is held with technical sponsorship from IEEE CAS, IEEE CPMT, and IEEE Reliability Societies. Past conference proceedings are published by the IEEE, posted in IEEE Xplore, and been indexed in SCOPUS. ASQED corporate sponsors are: Cadence Design Systems, CREST, GLOBALFOUNDRIES, InnovoTek, Intel, MIMOS, Marvell, SEL, Silterra, SVPTI, Synopsys, and USAINS. Additional support has been provided by MIDA, and MicDA.

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Contact Information

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