Altera Expert on Jitter and SERDES Architectures Elected IEEE Fellow
SAN JOSE, Calif., Dec. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Altera Corporation (Nasdaq: ALTR) today announced the IEEE elected Dr. Mike Peng Li to IEEE Fellow. Dr. Li, research and development architect and engineer at Altera, was recognized for his contributions to the design of jitter test technologies.
Dr. Li’s accomplishments have shaped and advanced the industry’s understanding of jitter fundamentals in modern electro-optical devices and systems, as well as technologies used to validate and test jitter to ensure the performance and reliability. As a result of his contributions to the semiconductor industry, the IEEE recognized Dr. Li with their highest level of membership.
“Altera fosters a culture of innovation that allows us to tackle some of the most complex engineering challenges in the gigahertz and terahertz era,” said Bill Hata, senior vice president of worldwide operations and engineering at Altera. “Today’s high-speed, leading-edge devices require that we create new techniques to solve unique problems. Mike’s expertise in the areas of jitter, high-speed link and SERDES architectures has enabled Altera to push the envelope with our products and technologies and his election to IEEE Fellow is well deserved.”
Dr. Li has consistently promoted the advancement of high-speed I/O (HSIO) and jitter quantification and testing technologies, emphasizing the development of techniques for multiple to several 10s GHz/Gbps signal/jitter test/analysis systems. He has been a pioneer in developing modern jitter theory and related modeling and test methodologies. Dr. Li has authored two books, more than 50 publications, 20 patents granted and pending, and is a lead contributor to the HSIO and jitter standards documents. These works support fast HSIO technology advancements, providing solutions to some of the most challenging problems in testing, modeling, and analysis for jitter, noise, and signals at high-speed that requires comprehensive and accurate theory, models, algorithms, and high-performance hardware and systems.
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