IISc Certification | 9 Months | Campus Visit |


1. 2020-30 is a decade of semiconductors
Accelerating micro and nanoelectronics industry growth

  • "India is poised to be the second largest market in the world in terms of scale and growing demand for semiconductor components across several industries and applications by India Semiconductor Market Report, 2019-2026." 1
  • "Worldwide semiconductor revenue expected to reach $661 billion in 2022, a 13.7% Y-o-Y growth rate." 2
  • "The semiconductor decade will witness 70% of growth driven by automotive, data storage, and wireless industries" 3

2. Most sought-after expertise
in the IC industry

Salary range Depending on experience and expertise nanotechnology professionals can command over ₹40 LPA in India and $100K in USA
~ Source: 6figr

Top roles for certified nanoelectronics professionals

  • Memory circuit design engineer
  • Digital/Mixed-Signal IC design engineer
  • IP design engineer/ IP/SoC design methodology and flows engineer
  • DFT engineer – MBIST/LBIST
  • FPGA/eASIC SW validation engineer
  • FPGA and RTL design engineer
  • RF Analog Engineer/RFIC Circuit design engineer
  • Automated test and characterization engineer
  • SoC architecture engineer/SoC low power design engineer
  • Electromagnetic compatibility engineer
  • Layout design and validation Engineer
  • I/O design engineer
  • Clock and timing engineer/ Static timing analysis engineer
  • Pre-silicon validation engineer
  • Analog/Power delivery engineer
  • CAD Physical verification engineer
  • ESD design technical manager
  • Advanced packaging material development manager
  • Patent technical manager
  • CSV engineer (Virtual Fab)
  • Tapeout engineer
  • Foundry process design Engineer
  • Integration engineer
  • Yield analysis engineer
  • EBO engineer
  • Wet clean process manager
  • Etch process manager
  • Litho/EUV module engineer
  • EUV mask materials scientist
  • CMP engineer
  • Epitaxy process manager
  • EUV tool manager
  • Electrochemical plating module engineering manager
  • Litho/Patterning process manager
  • PVD module manager

3. IISc
Edge
World’s #1* Research University

IISc IISc

IISc (Indian Institute of Science) is the oldest and the finest higher education institute of its kind in India. It pursues excellence in research and education in several fields of Science and Engineering. It is one of the first three publicly funded institutes to be awarded the Institute of Eminence status. The alumni of IISc hold significant academic and industry positions around the globe. For more information, visit www.iisc.ac.in

The PG Level Advanced Certificate Programme in Micro and Nanoelectronics will be delivered by IISc’s Centre for Continuing Education (CCE). CCE offers courses suitably designed to meet the requirements of various target groups - research & development (R&D) laboratories and industries, research scientists, and engineers- enabling them to grow into competent managers of technology-intensive and data-driven organisations. For more information, visit cce.iisc.ac.in


Expert Faculty

Taught by eminent IISc Faculty


Programme Director
Prof. Mayank Shrivastava

Award Winning Scientist | Author of 200+ Research Publications | Inventor of 50+ Patents
Associate Professor, Department of Electronic Systems Engineering, IISc and Co-Founder - AGNIT Semiconductors Pvt. Ltd

Research Expertise: VLSI – Nanoelectronics, Semiconductor Device Design, Modeling & Characterisation, Nanotechnology, On-chip ESD Protection, Analog Memory for Neuromorphic Applications


  • Co-founded AGNIT Semiconductors, a deeptech startup working on next-generation Gallium Nitride (GaN) semiconductors
  • Worked with leading organisations like IBM Microelectronics (USA), Intel Mobile Communications (USA) and Intel Corp. (Germany) and Infineon Technologies (USA and Germany)
  • Won several young scientist awards that include Platinum Jubilee Award (NASI), INSA, MIT’s Outstanding Innovator Award (TR35), and more
  • Authored 200+ research papers. Holds 40+ patents; most are either licensed by semiconductor companies or are in use in their products
  • Editor for IEEE Transactions on Electron Devices & Elsevier Microelectronic Reliability (2018-2020)
  • He is also an Investigator for Gallium Nitride Ecosystem Enabling Centre & Incubator (GEECI), MeitY-GoI
  • Swarna Jayanti Fellowship, DST, 2021 – 2026
  • Abdul Kalam Technology Innovation National Fellowship, INAE, 2021 – 2026
  • Leading the National Future Technology Initiative Using 2D Semiconductors4

Curriculum

Leverage a state-of-the-art curriculum, designed by IISc Faculty and gain an insight into design, modeling, characterisation and development of semiconductor technology.

9 Months Programme

Basics of Semiconductor Devices and Technology

  • Introduction to semiconductor device physics
  • Carrier statics and dynamics
  • Semiconductor Junctions
  • Ideal and non-ideal MOS capacitor
  • MOSFETs
  • Overview: Basics of Transistor scaling, VLSI Technology, Moore’s Law, ITRS, CMOS, BiCMOS, BCD and Other technologies, etc.
  • Cleanroom Basics
  • Semiconductor Process such as Oxidation, Diffusion, thin film deposition, Ion Implantation, Lithography, etching.
  • Non-CMOS Processes and other process modules
  • Process Flow: CMOS process flow & LDMOS process flow and process integration challenges
  • Process – Device co-design
  • Assignments/Lab: Process TCAD Modules
  • Digital
  • Analog
  • Radio Frequency (RF)

Reliability of Nanoscale circuits and systems

  • Carrier transport and carrier energy fundamentals, avalanche multiplication and breakdown, hot carrier induced (HCI) degradation mechanism, NBTI/PBTI, TDDB, GOI and Electromigration.
  • ESD and latch-up phenomena, Test models and methods, ESD protection devices and device physics, Advance ESD protection devices, high current effects and filaments, Negative differential resistance, Physics of ESD failure.
  • ESD protection methodology, ESD protection circuits, ESD protection for Analogue/RF and mixed-signal modules, General rules for ESD design, layout considerations for ESD and latch-up protection, understanding parasitic.
  • ESD circuit simulation basics and requirements, ESD TCAD simulation methodology.
  • System on Chip overview and system ESD aspects, case studies related to product failures and solutions use
  • High current injection, High field effects, Negative differential resistance and Current filaments, Drain extended MOS devices and associated week ESD robustness. ESD behaviour of FinFET devices, SiGe-FETs and other quantum well devices, Impact of stress & strain on ESD behaviour, ESD devices in advanced CMOS and BiCMOS technology, Impact of technology scaling on ESD behaviour, Special analogue and RF ESD protection devices and circuits. Impact of ESD stress on CNTs, Graphene and other 2D material-based Nanoelectronic devices. ESD Device modelling for circuit simulations, State-of-the-art on CDM ESD protection, CDM tester models, modelling CDM behaviour and CDM simulations, ESD verification flow and methodology, Towards full chip ESD simulation, Transient latch-up, System-level ESD, System Efficient ESD design (SEED), Case studies.

Design of Power Semiconductor Devices

  • Power device applications
  • Semiconductor Physics under extreme conditions
  • Power Diodes
  • Si High Power MOS devices, design and Technology
  • GaN Power HEMTs
  • Power Device Design Lab

Microelectronics Lab

  • Device TCAD and Device Design Basics using TCAD
  • CMOS Process Technology, Process Development, Integration and Simulation
  • Semiconductor Device Characterization
  • Library / PDK Development
  • Includes hands-on projects at MSDLab during 5-day visit to IISc campus


6 months programme

Basics of Semiconductor Devices and Technology

  • Introduction to semiconductor device physics
  • Carrier statics and dynamics
  • Semiconductor Junctions
  • Ideal and non-ideal MOS capacitor
  • MOSFETs
  • Overview: Basics of Transistor scaling, VLSI Technology, Moore’s Law, ITRS, CMOS, BiCMOS, BCD and Other technologies, etc.
  • Cleanroom Basics
  • Semiconductor Process such as Oxidation, Diffusion, thin film deposition, Ion Implantation, Lithography, etching.
  • Non-CMOS Processes and other process modules
  • Process Flow: CMOS process flow & LDMOS process flow and process integration challenges
  • Process – Device co-design

Microelectronics Lab

  • Device TCAD and Device Design Basics using TCAD
  • CMOS Process Technology, Process Development, Integration and Simulation
  • Semiconductor Device Characterization
  • Library / PDK Development
  • Includes recorded lab modules and a visit to MSDLab during 2-day visit to IISc campus



High Impact Learning

  • Live Interactive Sessions With world’s leading authority on semiconductor research
  • Experiential Learning Supported by use-cases and capstone projects
  • 9 months comprehensive programme
    PG Level Advanced Certification
    Programme in Micro and Nanoelectronics 5 Days Campus Visit Hands on Project at MSD Lab
  • 6 months programme
    Advanced Certification
    Programme in Microelectronics 2 Days Campus Visit Visit to MSD Lab

Preview of MSDLab at IISc


Is this programme ideal for me?

Yes, if you are

  • A tech professional in semiconductor/VLSI domain, or across any electronics industry, keen to build expertise in design, development, and integration of micro and nanoelectronics devices and technologies.
  • A fresh graduate willing to build a career in microelectronics industry.

Eligibility


  • Minimum Qualification: B.E/B.Tech degree (ECE, EE, Instrumentation, Nanoscience/Nanotechnology, Materials Engineering or similar) or M.Sc degree in Physics

How can I Enrol in this Programme?

RM
  • Application

    Apply for the
    Programme

  • Upload Document

    Submit
    Documents*

  • Selection

    Selection by
    IISc Committee**

  • Enrollment

    Join the
    Programme

*Scanned copies to be submitted within 7 days 1. Education Certificate 2. Experience Letter/Latest Pay Slip

**Selection for the programme will be done by IISc and is strictly based on the education, work experience, and motivation of the participants.

What is the return on my investment?

Accelerate your professional growth

  • Be adept in the design and fabrication of semiconductor devices
  • Develop electronics/electrical products that help integrate machines, workers, energy, material, and data

Enable your organisation to become a frontier in nanotechnology

  • Build and empower a team that can design and realize nano-scale electronic devices


Programme Fee

9 months comprehensive programme PG Level Advanced Certification Programme in Micro and Nanoelectronics

6 months programmeAdvanced Certification Programme in Microelectronics

12-Month 0% EMI available Nominate your employees to avail special benefits GST as applicable

(i) Application Fee of ₹2,000, and
(ii) Campus visit fee will be based on actuals and to be borne by the participants.
(iii) Fees paid are non-refundable and non-transferable.



Frequently Asked Questions

This LIVE and interactive online programme has the potential to strengthen fundamentals, inform new industry developments and bridge the knowledge gap. Participants attending this programme can benefit from the following -

IISc Advantage

  • Designed by the Department of Electronic Systems Engineering, IISc
  • Taught by top researchers in Nanoelectronics and Semiconductor technologies
  • Access to the MSD Labs
  • Globally recognised certificate from IISc, India’s #1 University

Cutting-edge Applied Learning

  • Experiential learning supported by use-cases and capstone projects
  • Hands-on curriculum for effective learning by practitioners
  • Opportunity to implement your projects in state-of-the-art research labs
  • Industry interactions with semiconductor technology leaders

Career Impact

  • Showcase your expertise through projects and experiments
  • Network with current and future leaders of nanoelectronics
  • Upgrade your technical profile with a top certification

TalentSprint Advantage

  • Learn on TalentSprint’s patent-pending Digital Platform
  • Network with 3000+ TalentSprint Deep Tech Alumni
  • Access TalentSprint Career Accelerator
  • Working professionals in the VLSI and Electronics Industry, as well as Electronic Design Automation (EDA) Industry.
  • Tech Professionals in the semiconductor domain, keen to build expertise in the design, development, or integration of micro and nanoelectronics.
  • Recent graduates or master’s students across the globe.
  • Prepares professionals for the current and next-gen semiconductor age while ensuring their development of state-of-the-art industry standards and practical knowledge.
  • Professionals can establish themselves as leaders in the rapidly evolving semiconductor and VLSI industry while acquiring technologically challenging positions worldwide.
  • Professionals can benefit from a curriculum curated by combing decades of research experience, industry acumen, and technology development experience, limited to a very few experts around the world.
  • Earn an Executive Programme Certificate from the IISc upon completion of the programme.
  • Network and associate with other semiconductor industry professionals.

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