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L. Richard Carley

Co-founder of Neolinear


In 1998, Richard Carley co-founded the analog electronic design automation startup Neolinear which was acquired by Cadence in 2004.
L. Richard Carley received a BS in 1976, an MS in 1978, and a Ph.D. in 1984, all from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He joined Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh Pennsylvania in 1984, and in March 2001, he became the STMicroelectronics Professor of Engineering at CMU. Dr. Carley’s research interests include design, modeling and analysis of hardware and algorithms related to data communications networks, human/cyber networks, and data storage devices. The technologies he applies to these systems include analog and RF integrated circuit design in deeply scaled CMOS technologies and novel nano-electro-mechanical device design and fabrication.