How do you spell UVM? Opportunities in professional development.

How do you spell UVM? Opportunities in professional development.

A few months ago I had the honor of being invited to lecture a graduate-level course on functional verification. After…

Part 10: The 2018 Wilson Research Group Functional Verification Study

Part 10: The 2018 Wilson Research Group Functional Verification Study

IC/ASIC Language and Library Adoption Trends This blog is a continuation of a series of blogs related to the 2018…

Evolving Product Lifecycle Requires New Debugging Skills

Evolving Product Lifecycle Requires New Debugging Skills

There’s a wonderful quote in Brian Kernighan book The Elements of Programming Style, where he says “Everyone knows that debugging…

How To Connect Your Testbench to Your Low Power UPF Models

How To Connect Your Testbench to Your Low Power UPF Models

Face facts: power supply nets are now effectively functional nets, but they are typically not defined in the design’s RTL….

Part 10: The 2016 Wilson Research Group Functional Verification Study

Part 10: The 2016 Wilson Research Group Functional Verification Study

ASIC/IC Language and Library Adoption Trends This blog is a continuation of a series of blogs related to the 2016…

Prologue: The 2016 Wilson Research Group Functional Verification Study

Prologue: The 2016 Wilson Research Group Functional Verification Study

This is the first in a series of blogs that presents the findings from our new 2016 Wilson Research Group…

UVM: The Factory Powers Reuse

UVM: The Factory Powers Reuse

As I mentioned in my last UVM post, UVM allows engineers to create modular, reusable, randomized self-checking testbenches. In that…

Part 6: The 2014 Wilson Research Group Functional Verification Study

Part 6: The 2014 Wilson Research Group Functional Verification Study

FPGA Language and Library Trends This blog is a continuation of a series of blogs related to the 2014 Wilson…

UVM Debug. A contest using class based testbench debug…

UVM Debug. A contest using class based testbench debug…

Still having fun doing UVM and Class based debug? Maybe a debug contest will help. I had a contest with…