B.S., California State Polytechnic University, 1983
Scott has held senior technical and management positions with Hughes Aircraft Company, EEsof, Hewlett-Packard, Tanner Research, and Avanti Corporation prior to becoming a Senior Staff Engineer with Synopsys. After ten years as an analog/RF circuit designer, Scott’s career has focused on developing electronic design automation (EDA) and simulation software solutions for IC and PCB design. Scott was a Principal Investigator for many successful efforts researching EDA solutions for MCM, MEMS, and MMIC technologies for DARPA and the Department of Defense. Scott has made substantial contributions to many popular IC design & simulation tools including HSPICE, ADS, Tanner Tools, PUFF, and Touchstone. Since the 1990s, most chips have been designed using software or algorithms created by Scott. He has authored numerous technical papers on circuit theory, design, and simulation, including contributions to three textbooks, and two patents.
He is a registered Professional Engineer in California, a Senior Member of the IEEE, and a former Howard Hughes Doctoral Fellow.