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    Department of Electronics & Electrical Engg. (EEE) and Department of Computer Science & Engg.(CSE), IIT Guwahati are jointly organizing a workshop on Xilinx FPGA Architecture and Design flow during November 22nd-23rd, 2013 at IIT Guwahati. The objective of this workshop is to provide hands-on lab experience in understanding the design flow and handling of Xilinx high-end FPGA kits.

Department of EEE, IIT Guwahati

    Department of EEE was established during the inception of the institute in 1995 as the department of Electronics and Communication Engineering (ECE). Since its commencement, the primary objective of the department has been to impart quality education, training and research at the undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral levels in various areas of Electronics and Communication Engineering with broad emphasis on design aspects of electronic systems. The major areas of faculty expertise of the department include Biomedical Signal Processing, Communication Systems, Computer Networks, Control Systems, Digital Signal Processing, Image Processing & Computer Vision, Instrumentation, Multimedia Security, Power Electronics, Power Systems, Radar Signal Processing, RF and Microwaves, Speech Signal Processing, VLSI Systems, VLSI CAD, MEMS and High Performance Computing.
    The department offers degrees in the following area: B. Tech in Electronics & Communication Engineering, B.Tech. in Electronics & Electrical Engineering, M. Tech in four specializations: i) Signal Processing ii) VLSI  iii) Communication Engineering and  iv) Applied Control, Ph. D. in various specialization areas of faculty expertise as mentioned above.

Department of CSE, IIT Guwahati

    The Department of CSE at the Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, was formed in 1995. Since its inception, the department has always been recognized all over the world for excellence in research and teaching. The Department provides an outstanding research environment complemented by superior teaching for its students to flourish in. The major areas of research include Algorithms, Computational Geometry, Mobile Robotics, Artificial Intelligence, Speech Processing, Natural Language Processing, Image Processing, Software Engineering, Formal Verification, Electronic CAD, Computer Systems & Security, Networks. Besides theoretical research, faculty in the department also maintain strong ties with many reputed national and international companies and are involved in a large number of projects in the forefronts of cutting edge technology.

Course Highlights

The training program delivers the following key concepts to the participants:

1. Xilinx FPGA architecture and design flow.
2. PlanAhead based design flow.
3. Hardware debugging in Xilinx FPGA Design flow using Chipscope Pro and Serial I/O kit.
4. Xilinx Embedded Design flow using XPS and SDK.
5. Implementing DSP based system design using System Generator for DSP.
After the completion of this training program the participants will be able to:

1. Understand Xilinx FPGA architecture and design flow.
2. Describe the steps involved in PlanAhead based design flow.
3. Identify the steps involved in hardware debugging using Chipscope ILA and VIO.
4. Illustrate the use of FPGA’s embedded and DSP applications.
5. Overview of Xilinx Embedded Design flow using EDK and SDK.
6. Integrate Xilinx System Generator with Matlab/Simulink and explore model based design approach using Xilinx FPGA’s for image and signal processing applications.
7. Identify the solutions from Xilinx DSP design flow for addressing image and signal processing applications.
8. Familiar with Zynq architecture and getting started with Zed board
Details of the program schedule can be downloaded from here

Target participants

Faculty members, PG Students and participants from industry.

Registration Fee*

Faculty/Industry participants: Rs. 2000/ -
Student participants : Rs. 1000/ -
*Registration fee includes registration kit, lunch and refreshment for both the days only.
Registration form can be downloaded from here.

Payment Mode*

The Registration form in the prescribed format, along with non-refundable DD drawn in favor of "REGISTRAR, IIT GUWAHATI", payable at GUWAHATI, to be sent to the below mentioned contact address on or before 15th Nov 2013.
*Note : After the payment please send an intimation mail to


Participants will be provided accommodation facility in the Guest house of IIT Guwahati on self-payment basis.

Important Dates

Last date for the receipt of duly sponsored application form: 15th Nov, 2013.

Organizing Committee

Prof. Ratnajit Bhattacharjee (Advisor)
Prof. Sukumar Nandi (Advisor)
Dr. Gaurav Trivedi (Convener)
Dr. Santosh Biswas (Convener)
Dr. Praveen Kumar (Member)
Dr. Hemangee K. Kapoor (Member)
Dr. Rohit Sinha (Member)

About CoreEL Technologies

CoreEL Technologies is a technology company with business spread across design services & product development, distribution and training. Head Quartered in Bangalore, India, CoreEL is a leading provider of VLSI & Embedded System design services and Intellectual Property. Its Services offerings include Distribution of Silicon solution, EDA tolls, COTS products, Engineering Services (Turn Key Systems Design, Turn Key FPGA Design and High Speed PCB Design), Education and Manufacturing.

About CoreEL University Program

The mission of the University Program from CoreEL is to provide Eco-System support to Indian Academia in Engineering Higher Education in the field of VLSI and Embedded Systems, thereby enabling the delivery of quality education. We achieve this by providing state of the art products from Xilinx, Mentor Graphics and Wind River to Universities Multi-year application engineering support on these products. Faculty and Students Training Providing Industry Specific Inputs to update the curriculum Helping Universities set-up Centers of Excellence in the VLSI and Embedded Systems arena.

Address for Correspondence

Dr. Gaurav Trivedi
Department of Electronics and Electrical Engg.
Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati
Guwahati, Assam, Pin 781039
Phone: +91-361-2582536
Mobile: +91-8011000783