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KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden

Researcher with focus on Structured VLSI Design

KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm has grown to become one of Europe’s leading technical and engineering universities, as well as a key centre of intellectual talent and innovation. We are Sweden’s largest technical research and learning institution and home to students, researchers and faculty from around the world. Our research and education covers a wide area including natural sciences and all branches of engineering, as well as in architecture, industrial management, urban planning, history and philosophy.

The School of Information and Communication Technology conducts research and education at a leading international level in Electronics, Software and Computer Systems as well as in Communication Systems. The research activity encompasses both basic and applied level. The school offers a wide spectrum of educational programs at undergraduate, masters and doctoral level. The school of Information and Communication Technology fosters close collaboration with Swedish and international companies and research institutes as well as surrounding associations such as Kista Science City.

Job description

We are looking for a person that wants to contribute with hands on implementation and research for the structured VLSI design framework called SiLago and extending it with 3D integrated DRAM memory. You will contribute with generalizing the SiLago framework with parametric clock tree synthesis, power grid dimensioning and Globally Ratiochronous and Locally Synchronous Design Methods for communication between SiLago regions or chiplets. You will also guide PhD students in the area of VLSI implementation of large scale brain cortex models and bioinformatics accelerators. You will also be a part of our teaching in the area of ASIC design, Verification based on SystemVerilog and Digital design. You will be working together with Prof. Ahmed Hemani and be a part of his team.


You need to have a PhD in VLSI design and high performance coarse grain reconfigurable structures. Comprehensive design and research background in state of the art in high performance, massively parallel reconfigurable architecures, neural networks, control theory and VLSI design challenges and trends. You need to have a deep understanding and hands on experience with circuit level issues of VLSI design and ability to handle logical and physical synthesis is a must. You should have proven track record of high quality publications. You should be able to teach and lead exercise and assist in labs for digital design and related courses.

We will place great importance on the personal characteristics and are looking for:

  • Is well-developed analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Is independent and take initiative.
  • Is excellent command of English orally and in writing.

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Type of employment: Temporary position longer than 6 months
Contract type: Full time
First day of employment: According to the agreement
Salary: Monthly
Number of positions: 1
Working hours: 100%
City: Kista
County: Stockholms län
Country: Sweden
Reference number: I-2016-1060

  1. Ahmed Hemani, Professor,
  2. Sandra Gustavsson Nylén, HR-handläggare,

Published: 2017-01-04
Last application date: 2017-01-25

KTH Royal Institute of Technology

KTH in Stockholm is the largest and oldest technical university in Sweden. No less than one-third of Sweden’s technical research and engineering education capacity at university level is provided by KTH.

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