Partner n° 1 – THALES TCS (France)

THALES Communications & Security designs and develops high-end digital embedded platforms and System-on-Chips for telecom and security applications. To maintain and enhance its worldwide leadership on wireless technologies like Software-defined Radio (SDR), THALES research covers algorithms, hardware/software system architectures and ESL development environments.

Key personnel to be involved:

Sylvain Aguirre received his PhD from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (EPFL) in 2007, on deep-submicron embedded microprocessor architectures for high performance and low-power. He is in charge of embedded system-on-chip architectures within of the THALES Communications SoC, IC and EDA Department. He is involved in co-operation programs within European projects. Previously, he has been project leader for developments of microcontrollers in automotive and consumer products for a fabless company named Advanced Silicon. He has started as a hardware and software engineer, respectively, for telecommunication and data communications equipments in TranSwitch.