• Date:
    Monday, Sept. 12, 2011, 8 a.m. — Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2011, 10 p.m. CT
    Renaissance Austin Hotel, Austin, TX, United States
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SRC's thirteenth premier technical conference

The SRC community – industry, students, faculty and staff - came together in Austin to make the 13th iteration of TECHCON a resounding success. Students presented 145 papers in 16 sessions over a two day period. Total attendees included 214 industry participants, 1 government participant, 11 faculty, 204 students, and 25 SRC staff members – 455 altogether - a good mix for outstanding networking.

Invited speakers from industry and academia included Gregg Lowe, Senior Vice President, Analog, Texas Instruments; who delivered the keynote address entitled “Semiconductors and Engineers: Building a Better Future Today"on Monday evening.  Professor Subhasish Mitra, from Stanford University spoke at the New Frontiers Session on Monday afternoon with his presentation entitled “Carbon Nanotube Imperfection-Immune Digital VLSI”.

There were also awards recognizing excellence within the SRC community. TAB and SACC Chairs were recognized and Mahboob Kahn Outstanding Mentor Awards were presented at Monday evening’s Conference Banquet. The 2011 Technical Excellence Award was presented to Professor Robert Brayton and Dr. Alan Mishchenko from the University of California/Berkeley.The 2011 Aristotle Award was presented to Professor Robert Dutton, Stanford University. Best in Session Awards were presented at Tuesday’s Awards Dinner, the final event of TECHCON 2011.

Also, be sure to check out SRC students and industry members from TECHCON talking about their research and SRC experience in video on on

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