Cadence University Program General Information

This page contains information about the use of Cadence design tools at Michigan Tech University. In particular, products from Cadence are used for classes and research in the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, the Physics Department, and the Biomedical Engineering Department.

Course Usage

Students in the following courses currently use or will use the Custom IC, Digital IC, Verification, and SPB software tools from Cadence Design Systems:

  • BE 3600 - Biomedical Instrumentation
  • BE 3700 - Biomedical Instrumentation
  • BE 3701 - Biomedical Instrumentation Lab
  • EE 2112 - Electric Circuits II and Lab
  • EE 2174 - Digital Logic and Lab
  • EE 2304 - Logic and Signals Lab
  • EE 3010 - Circuits and Instrumentation
  • EE 3131 - Electronics
  • EE 3173 - Hardware/Software System Integration
  • EE 4271 - VLSI Design
Research Usage

Graduate students in Electrical Engineering and Physics regulary make use of tools from Cadence in their thesis work in Particle Astrophysics and MEMS.

Contact Information

For information on the use of Cadence products at MTU, please contact:

  • Scott Ackerman - Information Technology
    • Phone: 906-487-3129
    • Email:

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Last Updated 7/12/13