Champaka Ramachandran, Ph.D


Champaka Ramachandran has 25 years of EDA software experience and has developed several commercial EDA tools in Synopsys, Synplicity, Cadence and Lightspeed Semiconductors.  She has a  number of synthesis patents associated with physical synthesis.  She has also managed an in-house CAD team and developed custom EDA tools at Lightspeed semiconductors. .

Champaka brings a vast expertise in synthesis technology, timing optimization and physical design to VeriKwest Systems Inc.  Champaka received her Ph.D and Masters in Electrical Engineering from University of California Irvine, where she focussed on timing and area estimation for synthesis. She also has a Bachelors degree in Electrical Engineering from Birla Institute of Technology, Pilani.