Center Membership and Operation

Purdue has secured funding for the consortium from TSMC and Synopsys, Inc., and through collaboration with the DOD-supported Scalable Asymmetric Lifecycle Engagement Microelectronics Workforce Development program (SCALE).
Current CSME members:
Foundry Partner: Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC), one of the world’s largest semiconductor contract manufacturers.
EDA Partner: Synopsys, Inc., a global leader in electronic design automation (EDA) and semiconductor IP, is the consortium’s founding EDA member. In addition to state-of-the-art design and verification automation tools, the company offers the broadest portfolios of both silicon-proven IP and application security and quality solutions. Synopsys technology supports semiconductor and software development for data center computers, autonomous systems, artificial intelligence, 5G and Internet of Things devices.



University Partners and PIs

Purdue University

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Managing Director
Jenny Mattson

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Anand Raghunathan

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Joerg Appenzeller

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Nikhilesh Chawla

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Ashraf Alam

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Kaushik Roy

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Mark Johnson

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Saeed Mohammadi

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Shreyas Sen

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Zhihong Chen


Arizona State University

Georgia Tech

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Michel Kinsy

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Arijit Raychowdhury

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Shimeng Yu

Texas A&M


University of Florida

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Jiang Hu

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Jv Rajendran

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Paul Gratz

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Swarup Bhunia

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Sandip Ray