1981 B.S. Bioengineering, Texas A&M University
1983 M.S. Electrical and Computer Engineering, Rice University
Digital signal processors; design methodology and programming tools. In 2009, Ray was elevated to Senior Member in the IEEE.
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.
2011: IEEE Fellow
1983: TI Fellow