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Jamil Kawa

Jamil Kawa joined Synopsys in 1998 and is currently a group director in the Solutions Group, working on advanced nodes technology development for memories and IP. He is also a member of the company's Technology Roadmap Team and Patent Committee. Jamil has held a variety of positions at Synopsys and has worked on DFM/DFY, 3-T SRAM technology, corrugated substrate technology (for FinFET manufacturing), low power design, and structured ASICs research. Jamil served as chairman of the Custom Circuits committee of CICC for 2005-2007. He holds seven issued patents and six pending patents in the areas of circuits and design architecture and has authored/co-authored over 20 papers and articles. Jamil holds a Master's degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor and an MBA from Santa Clara University. He holds 7 issued patents and 6 pending ones in the areas of circuits and design architecture and is the author / co-author of over 20 papers and articles.