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Dr. Yankin Tanurhan, Synopsys, USA


In the Days of IoT Dealing with Software Parallelization for Heterogeneous Multicore Architectures



Dr. Yankin Tanurhan is Vice President of Engineering for DesignWare Processor Cores, IP Subsystems and Non-Volatile Memory at Synopsys. He leads the low power and high performance ARC embedded Processor developments targeted from Mobile, IoT, Digital Home, Automotive/Industrial to Storage markets, ASIP tool development with products like Processor Designer and IPDesigner, IP Subsystems products like Sensor IP Subsystems and Audio Subsystems and CMOS based Non Volatile IP development. Before joining Synopsys, Dr. Tanurhan was Vice President and General Manager of Virage Logic's Processors, SoC Infrastructure and NVM Solutions business units. Virage Logic was acquired by Synopsys in September 2010. Prior to this, Dr. Tanurhan served as Vice President of Actel's Advanced Applications and System Solutions, where he lead Actel's new architecture design, IP and MPU business units, system and hardware tools and product validation departments. He was also responsible for leading Actel's embedded FPGA, embedded processor and DSP activities.
Previously, Dr. Tanurhan served as the director of the department of electronic systems and microsystems of FZI (Forschungszentrum Informatik), and held senior positions at the Institute of Computer Aided Circuit Design and Informatik Forum in Germany, where he lead international hardware/software co-design projects.
Dr. Tanurhan has authored more than 100 papers in refereed publications. He holds a B.S. and M.S. in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Rheinisch Westfaellische Technische Hochschule (RWTH) in Aachen, Germany and a Dr. Ing. degree summa cum laude in Electrical Engineering from the University of Karlsruhe (TH) in Karlsruhe, Germany.

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