Global Research Collaboration

Steve Hillenius, GRC Executive Director

Our motivation is to fund the most relevant and critical research for international companies, so we go where the best university talent is—around the globe.

AMS-CSD Analog/Mixed-Signal Circuits, Systems, and Devices

This research extends the frontiers of analog/mixed-signal/RF design and technology by creating fundamental innovations in integrated circuits and systems that improve energy efficiency, health care, public safety, and security. More »

CADT Computer-Aided Design and Test

Computer-aided design and test are critical to extracting the highest performance from each technology node, poised to leverage new technologies—and needed to squeeze even more out of older technologies. More »

CSR Cross-Disciplinary Semiconductor Research

CSR's unique role is to stimulate non-traditional thinking about the issues facing the industry; as such, CSR complements other GRC research. More »

EP3C Efficiency and Performance for Connectivity Constrained Computing

This fundamental research will identify disruptive solutions designed to minimize the energy cost of moving data. More »

ESH Environment, Safety, and Health

Exploration of greener material and process pathways is critically important in enabling environmentally friendly and sustainable manufacturing solutions for future semiconductor devices. More »

I3T Innovative and Intelligent Internet of Things

This research enables breakthrough technologies for the next generation of intelligent, connected, and autonomous devices. More »

LMD Logic and Memory Devices

This research acquires scientific knowledge and innovation in logic and memory devices, required for optimum IC performance in speed, density, and power. More »

NMP Nanomanufacturing Materials and Processes

The need for integrating new materials and processes in each new generation of semiconductor manufacturing technology has become more the norm than the exception in striving to achieve gains in density, performance, and functionality. More »

PKG Packaging

Focusing on advanced packaging solutions for high performance computing, Internet of Things, and extreme environment applications. More »

SemiSynBio Semiconductor Synthetic Biology

We anticipate that research on hybrid bio-semiconductor systems will accelerate advancements in the capabilities and applications of future-generation integrated circuits. More »

SLD System Level Design

Research in system-level design—from early design-space exploration to post-silicon validation—continues to be critically important, especially as the demand for high performance and embedded systems increases. More »

T3S Trustworthy and Secure Semiconductors and Systems

We're focusing on tools, techniques, and strategies for the design and manufacture of trustworthy chips and systems. More »

GRC Remaps its Research Categories

  1. GRC has reorganized the technical categories by which it manages research. Eighteen thrusts have been mapped into twelve thrusts, and science areas have been eliminated.  More about GRC »

    Looking for prior research? You can always use the Library to find research catalog pages and publications under historical sciences areas and historical thrusts.

GRC Metrics

  1. Current

    169 Research Tasks
    67 Universities
    435 Students
    191 Faculty Researchers
    351 Liaison Personnel
  2. This Year

    47 Contract Starts
    51 Task Starts
    1,107 Research Publications
    22 Patent Applications
    6 Patents Granted
  3. Last Year

    35 Contract Starts
    44 Task Starts
    1,620 Research Publications
    12 Patent Applications
    7 Patents Granted
  4. Since Inception

    3,528 Contracts
    3,150 Research Tasks
    279 Universities
    8,121 Students
    1,942 Faculty Researchers
    3,834 Liaison Personnel
    34,186 Research Publications
    744 Patent Applications
    331 Patents Granted
Updated: 27-Sep-2016, 12:05 a.m. ET