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    Professor to CEO and back again: Q & A with Dr. Vikram Jandhyala

    By Eran Moore Rea Vikram Jandhyala knows success in two worlds: business and academia. In 2006, he took a leave of absence from his professorship at UW to lead his start-up company, Nimbic. He returned to UW in 2009 and he has chaired the UW Electrical Engineering department since 2011. He now directs the UW Department of Electrical Engineering’s Applied Computational Engineering (ACE) Lab. HeView More

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    Pavia Takes Expressway to Market

    Most drivers don’t give a nanosecond’s thought to the asphalt under their tires, at least not until they dodge a pothole or slow to pass a hard-hat crew repaving an adjacent lane. We tend to take our highways and byways for granted, but the lifeblood of our economy passes through this four-million-mile arterial network. Besides moving people to jobs and other destinations, the network transportsView More

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    UW Start-Up Nimbic Accelerates Design Solutions for Microelectronics Companies

    UW electrical engineering professor Vikram Jandhyala launched the start-up company Nimbic (formerly Physware) in 2006 to help customers in the microelectronics industry solve design problems for microprocessors, FPGAs, memory, wireless RF systems, analog systems, and high-speed serial and parallel channels. The company’s patented physics-aware technology enables efficient chip-package-system co-design and robustness, and efficiency at every step of the design cycle while significantly reducing time toView More

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    Software start-up Corensic sees a big future

    The 2008 economic downturn didn’t stop two UW Computer Science and Engineering (CSE) faculty members from launching a software start-up. And it didn’t discourage Madrona Venture Group and WRF Capital from investing $1.5 million in Corensic. The founders, investors, and the UW Center for Commercialization believe the fledgling company has great promise because its products will ensure that complex programs work more reliably. Professor MarkView More