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MICRO ELECTRONIC DEVICES AND
                COMPUTATIONAL SYSTEMS

    MED & CoS cluster is headquartered at              This cluster comprises of three laboratories
New Delhi and headed by Dr. G. Athithan,
Distinguished Scientist. The MED & CoS            • Centre for Artificial Intelligence and
Cluster encompasses two areas viz. Micro               Robotics (CAIR), Bengaluru
Electronic Devices (MED) and Computational
Systems (CoS).                                    • Joint Cipher Bureau (JCB), Delhi

    Micro Electronics & Devices: The MED          • Scientific Analysis Group (SAG), Delhi
cluster focuses on thrust areas and technologies
relating to microwave tubes, solid state          MICRO ELECTRONIC
electronics including micro electronic device     DEVICES
design and manufacturing via Semiconductor
Technology & Applied Research Centre              2.5.1 Advanced Numerical
(STAR-C) and Gallium Arsenide Enabling            Research and Analysis Group
Technology Centre (GAETEC). This cluster          (ANURAG)
comprises of three laboratories and two
foundries i.e.                                        ANURAG Hyderabad has focus on
                                                  the technology areas encompassing high
• Advanced Numerical Research and                 performance computing, trusted computing
     Analysis Group (ANURAG), Hyderabad           systems, and digital, analogue and RF VLSI
                                                  design and development. The laboratory has
• Microwave Tube Research and                     been developing indigenous solutions to meet
     Development Centre (MTRDC),                  supercomputing requirements of DRDO. It
     Bengaluru                                    is developing indigenous systems for cyber
                                                  security and trusted computing, trusted
• Solid State Physics Laboratory (SSPL),          routers and switches, wearable computer, and
     Delhi                                        modems. The laboratory has been designing
                                                  digital, analog and RF VLSI circuits/systems
• GAETEC                                          to provide indigenous solutions for electronic
                                                  devices to be used in major DRDO projects.
• STAR-C                                          It is also developing system software for
                                                  indigenously developed processors/systems
Computational Systems: The CoS cluster            and scientific data visualization.

focus is in the technology areas of artificial     Core Competencies/Thrust Areas

intelligence, robotics, command and control,      • High performance computing

networking, information and communication         • Very Large Scale Integrated Circuits
                                                       (VLSI) design: digital and analog
security,  cryptography,  cryptology,
                                                  • Operating system, system software and
information security, cyber security and               visualization software

ruggedized non-recyclable media for secure                                                                  69

key distribution leading to development

of mission critical products for battle field

communication and management systems.
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