35 years mixed signal SoC, ASIC, and FPGA design and management experience. Concertal provides rapid functional IP integration using proprietary System Design Automation technology that includes delivery of RTOS capable fabric that supports loosely coupled HW operation including IP NbC (Network beyond the Chip). IP areas of expertise include common interfaces, data converters, modulators, digital filters, DSP, processors, FSM, and other custom specified functionality.
José T. de Sousa holds a PhD degree from Imperial College London (1998) and has been a university lecturer and researcher at Lisbon University (1999-present). He holds 4 international patents, is co-author of one book, and was General Chair of the Field Programmable Logic and Applications Conference in 2013. Dr. de Sousa has published more than 70 technical papers in international journals and conferences. He was co-founder and CEO of Coreworks, a semiconductor intellectual property company, which he ran from 2001 to 2013. His specialties are digital circuit design, hardware/software architecture, technical team management and semiconductor IP marketing and sales.
An experienced mixed-signal IC design engineer / design manager with over 25 years experience. Has design and led the design of multiple mixed-signal ICs through to tapeout and silicon verification. Also experienced with the delivery of IP blocks. Worked across multiple market sectors.
Technology development in intergrated analog circuits. I'm available to design analog and mixed-signal circuits as an external contractor.
I am an enthusiastic proponent of open source hardware. See my position paper on the topic: https://ieeexplore.ieee.org/document/7945172.