Dr. Elfadel has 15 years of industrial experience in the research, development and deployment of advanced computer-aided design (CAD) tools and methodologies for deep-submicron, high-performance digital designs. Most recently, he played a key role in the development and deployment of IBM’s next-generation layout verification tools for the ultra-deep submicron CMOS technology nodes. Dr. Elfadel is the recipient of six Invention Achievement Awards, an Outstanding Technical Achievement Award and a Research Division Award, all from IBM, for his contributions in the area of VLSI CAD. He is currently serving as an Associate Editor for the IEEE Transactions on Computer-Aided Design for Integrated Circuits and Systems.
Dr. Elfadel received his MS in 1986 and his PhD in 1993, both from MIT