Department ofElectrical Engineering

Advisory Board Profiles

Donald Chan

Don Chan is the Senior Vice President of Engineering at Synopsys.  He leads a global organization of Applications and R&D engineers responsible for providing RTL-to-GDS solution for advanced IC Design.  He graduated from Santa Clara University with a MS degree in Electrical Engineering.

Don joined Synopsys in 1993. Prior to his current role, he held several leadership positions at Synopsys.  Don taught classes in Digital and Analog Integrated Circuits for 2 years as a part-time lecturer.  He began his career in industry at Spectrum Software in 1986 and joined Fujitsu Microelectronics in 1988 as an ASIC Design Engineer.