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Visiting Scientist

Ali Keshavarzi

Ali is a technology visionary and a leader who has been at the forefront of technology innovation with a track record of delivering critical process technologies, devices, circuits, SoCs, modules and sub-systems to the semiconductor industry. Most recently Ali was the Vice President of R&D and a Fellow at Cypress Semiconductor. He has had various senior R&D roles and leadership roles working with senior executives and technical fellows at Intel, TSMC, and GLOBALFOUNDRIES. He is the founder of Leading Edge Research LLC. He is a technical advisor to several startup companies. He is a visiting scholar and an advisor to IoE/IoT research thrust at Stanford and a visiting professor at UC Berkeley.

He has over 60 U.S. patents, over 70 peer reviewed papers, has received best-paper awards and the best-panel award at ISSCC, most paper citation awards from DAC and IEDM. He has served in TPC of IEDM and ISSCC and has been the general chair of ISLPED. He received the prestigious Intel Achievement Award (IAA). Ali was awarded a distinguished Outstanding Electrical and Computer Engineer (OECE) of Purdue University.

Ali has received his Ph.D. in EE from Purdue University.