Dr. Jody Matos is a Ph.D. Computer Scientist who is passionate about research and development of software and hardware designs. Currently, he is Silvaco’s Director of Circuit Simulation, where he has been managing leading-edge R&D and business-related projects for EDA tools. His current tasks are mainly related to circuit simulation and analyses on analog, digital and mixed-signal IC designs. Dr. Matos joined Silvaco in 2018 as part of the Nangate acquisition, where he researched and developed EDA tools for layout automation and standard cell library characterization.
Dr. Matos received a Ph.D. degree in computer science from the Federal University do Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS), Brazil, and a M.S. degree in microelectronics from the same institution. He has co-authored 30+ research papers and patent applications that mix knowledge of both computer science and microelectronics. Dr. Matos has also served on technical committees of several international conferences in the fields of design automation.