Author: Dr. Yervant Zorian
Vice President and Chief Scientist, Virage Logic, USA

Dr. Yervant Zorian has served as Virage Logicís Vice President and Chief Scientist since joining the company in 2000.  Prior to that, Dr. Zorian served as a Distinguished Member of the Technical Staff at Lucent Technologies, Bell Laboratories and Chief Technical Advisor to LogicVision.

Dr. Zorian also serves as the Vice President of the IEEE Computer Society for Conferences and Tutorials and is the Editor-in-Chief Emeritus of IEEE Design & Test of Computers. He founded and presently chairs the IEEE 1500 standardization working group for embedded core test, and has authored over 250 papers and four books. Dr. Zorian has received a number of best paper awards, is an honorary doctor of the National Academy of Sciences of Armenia, is a Fellow of the IEEE, and is the recipient of the 2005 IEEE Industrial Pioneer Award.

Dr. Zorian received an MSc degree from the University of Southern California, and a Ph.D. from McGill University