Reuven Dobkin received his PhD degree in electrical engineering from Technion, Israel Institute of Technology. Reuven is co-founder of vSync Circuits LTD. (2010), a VLSI EDA and IP company.
Dr. Dobkin worked as a researcher in Technion VLSI Lab, developing novel techniques for on-chip high data rate asynchronous communications. In 2005-2009 Dr. Dobkin worked as VLSI group manager at Ramon Chips LTD., developing Radiation Hardened VLSI technology for space applications. Through the years 1999-2005 Dr. Dobkin worked as project officer in the Armament Research and Development Directory of Ministry of Defense, managing research groups in the fields of VLSI, C4I Systems, Signal Processing and Software Systems Engineering. Beforehand, he led a VLSI design group in IC4IC LTD. developing a family of chips for communications. Through the years 1997-2000 he worked within RAFAEL ASIC Experts design group.
Dr. Dobkin has published numerous papers and holds several patents. He serves as a reviewer of numerous VLSI journals and conferences. His research interests are VLSI architectures, asynchronous logic, synchronization, GALS systems, SoC, NoC and parallel architectures. He has taught a number of industrial courses on synchronization since 2010.
Dr. Dobkin joined Continuing Education Institute-Europe in 2014.
Course 057 Synchronization and Interconnect in Multiple Clock Domain Systems-on-Chips, SoCs