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2011-07-14 15:05:00

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., July 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Synopsys, Inc. (NASDAQ: SNPS), a world leader in software and IP for semiconductor design, verification and manufacturing, today announced the appointment of Chrysostomos L. "Max" Nikias to its Board of Directors, effective July 11, 2011. Dr. Nikias is the current President of the University of Southern California (USC), a position he has held since August 2010, and holds the Robert C. Packard President's Chair and the Malcolm R. Currie...


Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.