Dr. Martin Fiers received his Ph.D. degree in Integrated Photonics at Ghent University (UGent) in Belgium, 2013. During his Ph.D., Martin has researched novel type of photonic hardware architectures for all-optical computing, inspired by machine learning. Martin also developed the integrated photonics circuit simulator Caphe. After finishing his Ph.D. degree, he has done business development for 1 year to prepare for the startup company Luceda Photonics. Martin co-founded Luceda Photonics in 2014, and has been working with the company since then as the product manager. He is also a Certified Scrum Product Owner.
As PICs continue to increase in complexity, it is more important than ever to have efficient methods for verifying their functionality. This presentation will discuss what key information can be extracted from PIC designs post-layout, empowering designers to make informed decisions, and to confidently sign-off on their designs and speed up the time-to-market.