Trends, Opportunities and Challenges Driving Architecture and Design of Next Generation Mobile Computing and IoT Devices

MTL Seminar Series
Karim Arabi, Qualcomm


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Dr. Karim Arabi is Vice President, Engineering at Qualcomm where he is head of Corp. R&D ASIC department responsible for research and development in next generation ASIC and new product development. Previously, he was VP, Engineering and Technology at Dialog Semiconductor responsible for driving overall technology and new product development. Karim held technical positions at PMC Sierra and Cirrus Logic and was co-founder of Opmaxx, an innovative startup in analog design, test and automation. Karim obtained his Ph.D. and M.Sc. in Electrical Engineering from Polytechnique Montréal, Canada and his B.Sc. in Electrical Engineering from Tehran Polytechnic. Karim is interested in technology development for mobile computing and all aspects of mobile SoC architecture, design and implementation. He has worked on SoC and CPU architectures, modems, mixed-signal and RFIC design, PMIC design and semiconductor technology. Dr. Arabi has published more than 100 papers and holds several patents covering key SoC design technologies.