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System on Chip Seminar

Mark R. Pinto

Mark Pinto

Platform Technology Vice President and Chief Technical Officer, Lucent Technologies

Dr. Mark Pinto is the Chief Technical Officer of the Lucent Microelectronics Group, a position he has held since September 1997. As CTO, Dr. Pinto is responsible for Microelectronics' technology strategy and Bell Laboratories' research and development activities related to integrated circuits and optoelectronics components. Dr. Pinto also is the Platform Technologies Vice President, where he is responsible for leading the company's efforts to deliver system-on-a-chip hardware cores, development software, methodologies, tools, models and analysis.

Dr. Pinto has been with Bell Laboratories since 1985. Before joining Lucent Microelectronics, he was Director of the Silicon Electronics Research Laboratory in the Bell Laboratories Research Division. He was selected as a Bell Laboratories Distinguished Member of Technical Staff in 1991 and a Bell Labs Fellow in 1995, both for work in semiconductor device physics and computational simulation. Dr. Pinto has authored or co-authored more than 150 journal and professional conference papers and has eight patents in semiconductor devices. He is a Fellow of the IEEE and was elected as a member of the engineering honor societies Tau Beta Pi and Eta Kappa Nu.

Dr. Pinto received bachelor's degrees in electrical engineering and computer science from Rensselaar Polytechnic Institute, and a master's degree and doctorate in electrical engineering from Stanford University. As part of his doctoral work at Stanford, Dr. Pinto developed the semiconductor device simulation program PISCES-II, which has been a standard tool in the integrated circuit industry for more than a decade.


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