• Conference
    Jan 30-Feb 1, 2018
  • Expo
    Jan 31-Feb 1, 2018
  • Santa Clara Convention
    | Santa Clara, CA

DesignCon 2018 Schedule Builder

Use the scheduling tool below to browse all the available sessions, speakers and topics at this year's event. Find the content and sessions to fit all of your educational needs and ensure you get the most out of your time at the show.

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Hongtao Zhang, Senior Staff Design Engineer, Xilinx

Hongtao Zhang received his Ph.D. degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering from University of California, San Diego in 2006. He joined Xilinx in 2013 and is now a senior staff Design Engineer, working on SerDes architecture development and circuit design. From 2010 to 2013, he was with SerDes design team at Oracle Corporation, where he worked on circuit design and architecture modeling. Prior to that, he worked on SerDes characterization at Texas Instruments, Dallas. His current interests are SerDes architecture development and modeling, high speed mixed-signal circuit design and optimization, and system level modeling.