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Engineering Disciplines and the Microprocessor Design Process

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Friday, November 2, Giedt Hall 1003, 12:00pm-1:00pm

Speaker: Bryan Chin

Host: Professor Bevan Baas


This talk will give an overview of how Cavium designs industry leading 48 core multi-GHz microprocessors. The talk will outline how our microprocessors are designed and how many different electrical and computer engineering disciplines are applied to that process.


Bryan Chin is a processor architect in the CTO organization at Cavium. Bryan's career spans 27 years in the semiconductor industry. He has held a technical positions at AT&T Bell Labs, Sun Microsystems, MIPS Computer Systems, MicroUnity, QED, PMC-Sierra, and Cavium. Bryan has had numerous roles in the design, testing, architecture, performance evaluation, and strategic planning involving the development of high performance microprocessors. He holds a BSEE from Brown University and an MSEE from Stanford University.

Speaker contact information

* Please contact Bevan Baas , if you would like to meet the speaker.

Bryan Chin
Distinguished Engineer
Cavium Inc
2315 N. First Street
San Jose, CA 95131

About the seminar:
This seminar is part of the Fall EEC 290 seminar series and is open to all.