CSE 493/593 Introduction to VLSI Electronics Fall 2023

Instructor:  Professor R. Sridhar, E-mail: Office Hours: Tues 1:30pm-2:30pm; Wednesday 1:00-2:00pm 338K Davis Hall

Teaching Assistants:  Anthony Roberts; Email:;

Lagadh Kumar Matsa Email: and Hariharan Murugesan Email:


Off. Hrs: During the Lab hours

Lecture: Wednesday 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM Talbert 107

Scheduled Lab Hours: A1: Monday 5:00pm-7:00pm A2: Monday 7:00pm-9:00pm; A3: Tuesday 6:00pm-8:00pm 340 Bell Hall

Course Objectives:

This is an introductory course in VLSI Systems and Design. At the completion of this course, a student should be able to design and analyze digital designs, incorporating into a VLSI chip. They should be able to design for low power and design for high performance, work in small groups and bring together design components into a full custom chip.

Text Book:

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