Ray Simar

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Simar is a professor in the practice at Rice, teaching courses in digital signal processing and computer architecture. Prior to that, he spent 25 years as an engineer at Texas Instruments, working on semiconductors and leading teams developing computer architectures for digital signal processing.vvvv

Research Areas

Digital signal processors; design methodology and programming tools. In 2009, Ray was elevated to Senior Member in the IEEE.


1983 M.S. Electrical and Computer Engineering, Rice University

1981 B.S. Bioengineering, Texas A&M University

Honors & Awards

2011 IEEE Fellow

1983 TI Fellow