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Handasa Arabia Organization <ul><ul><li>www.handasarabia.org </li></ul></ul>
Outline <ul><li>Arab Education Status </li></ul><ul><li>Arab Talent Pool at US </li></ul><ul><li>Handasa Arabia Organizati...
Arab Education Status <ul><li>Students’ Growth Rate </li></ul><ul><li>Universities’ Growth Rate </li></ul><ul><li>Distribu...
Students Growth Rate <ul><li>Increase 5% from 1985-1996 </li></ul><ul><li>3.1 millions -1996 </li></ul><ul><li>3.6 million...
Universities Growth Rate <ul><li>10 Universities- Early 50s  </li></ul><ul><li>175 Universities- 1996 </li></ul><ul><li>20...
Distribution & Finance <ul><li>Average 2500 $/Student (Arab) </li></ul><ul><li>Average 4500 $/Student (developed) </li></u...
Negative impacts <ul><li>Low profile Libraries & Laboratories </li></ul><ul><li>High number /class </li></ul><ul><li>Stude...
Arab Talent Pool in US <ul><li>Academia Talent Pool </li></ul><ul><li>Executive Talent pool </li></ul><ul><li>Engineering ...
Academic Talent <ul><li>Some of the top minds at US Universities… </li></ul>Source: International Education Network
Executive Talent <ul><li>Large pool of executives who acquired key management skills working at startups in the US  … </li...
Engineering Talent <ul><li>Region continues to produce outstanding technical talent…   </li></ul>
Handasa Arabia Organization <ul><li>About us  </li></ul><ul><li>Objectives </li></ul><ul><li>Platform </li></ul><ul><li>In...
About Us <ul><li>Community of volunteer engineers worldwide. </li></ul><ul><li>A Window on the Hi-Tech world </li></ul><ul...
About Us- continued <ul><li>Open Source Engineering Systems' Solutions Development </li></ul><ul><li>Hi-Tech Proponent in ...
About Us -continued <ul><li>Building Pool of Talent in our region </li></ul><ul><li>Motivation of Investment in our region...
Objectives <ul><li>Hi-Tech development in Arab and developing countries. </li></ul><ul><li>Open Source Hardware  </li></ul...
Platform <ul><li>Regularly Updated Website </li></ul><ul><ul><li>www.handasarabia.org </li></ul></ul>
Platform-continued <ul><li>Projects. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>NOUR  (Open Bluetooth Baseband IP core) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul>...
“ NOUR” & International Research <ul><li>“ NOUR”  And The “ Proteus”  project at  Nagee Ann Poly-technique at Singapore </...
Platform-continued <ul><li>Mailing-lists </li></ul><ul><ul><li>General and Projects free lists </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>...
Platform cont. <ul><li>Contests </li></ul><ul><ul><li>IEDCS -  The 1 st  International Electronics Design Contest for Stud...
Platform-continued <ul><li>CVS  (Concurrent Versioning System) </li></ul><ul><li>http://cvs.handasarabia.org </li></ul>
Platform-continued <ul><li>Tutorials </li></ul><ul><li>Tutorials for students and practicing engineers in all engineering ...
Platform-continued <ul><li>Hi-Tech News. </li></ul><ul><li>The latest of the state-of-the-art in technology and engineerin...
Platform-continued <ul><li>Open Research Incubators . </li></ul><ul><li>There is a requirment for aggregation of the distr...
Platform-continued <ul><li>Open EDA DesignTools ;  OpenTech  Package </li></ul><ul><li>The 1 st  open electronics design t...
International Collaboration <ul><li>Several academic and Industrial Contributors from Different Asian and Western Countrie...
Press <ul><li>August 25, 2003  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>EEtimes and EEdesign featured  Top Story </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>“...
EEtimes Top-Story for Handasa Arabia
Press -continued. <ul><li>July 1 st  , 2004 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>EEdesign “Exclusive Feature” Article. </li></ul></ul><ul...
EEtimes Most Read Feature for July 2004
Press -continued <ul><li>August 04, 2004 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>EEtimes and EEdesign news story about IEDCS’04 </li></ul></...
IEDCS  at EEdesign
Open Source Hardware <ul><li>Introduction and Motivation </li></ul><ul><li>Definition </li></ul><ul><li>Open HW Implementa...
Introduction & Motivation <ul><li>Open Source Software Success </li></ul><ul><li>Software-Hardware Analogy </li></ul><ul><...
Open Hardware Definition <ul><li>Disclosure of design data </li></ul><ul><ul><li>design specification </li></ul></ul><ul><...
Open HW Implementation <ul><li>Software programs runs on programmable processors. </li></ul><ul><li>Programmable Implement...
Open HW Roadmap <ul><li>Phase I (Primary) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Simple open designs and boards. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Pha...
Hi-Tech Promotion in Developing Countries <ul><li>Open-source hardware is an open resource for industrial and academic fie...
New Computational Engines & Internet <ul><li>Hardware designs resemble simple computer software programs. </li></ul><ul><l...
Challenges & Solutions <ul><li>Cost of EDA design tools </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Development of open tools </li></ul></ul><ul...
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  1. 1. Handasa Arabia Organization <ul><ul><li>www.handasarabia.org </li></ul></ul>
  2. 2. Outline <ul><li>Arab Education Status </li></ul><ul><li>Arab Talent Pool at US </li></ul><ul><li>Handasa Arabia Organization </li></ul><ul><li>Open Source Hardware. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Arab Education Status <ul><li>Students’ Growth Rate </li></ul><ul><li>Universities’ Growth Rate </li></ul><ul><li>Distribution & Finance </li></ul><ul><li>Research </li></ul><ul><li>Negative Impacts </li></ul>
  4. 4. Students Growth Rate <ul><li>Increase 5% from 1985-1996 </li></ul><ul><li>3.1 millions -1996 </li></ul><ul><li>3.6 millions -1998 </li></ul><ul><li>Growth rate ramps to 9% </li></ul><ul><li>6 millions expected by 2010 </li></ul>
  5. 5. Universities Growth Rate <ul><li>10 Universities- Early 50s </li></ul><ul><li>175 Universities- 1996 </li></ul><ul><li>200 Universities -2004 </li></ul><ul><li>35 % private Universities. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Distribution & Finance <ul><li>Average 2500 $/Student (Arab) </li></ul><ul><li>Average 4500 $/Student (developed) </li></ul><ul><li>57 % at average of 550$-1500$ </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Egypt, Syria, Morocco, Yemen, Somali, Sudan, Mauritania </li></ul></ul><ul><li>32.5 % at average of 1750$-3100$ </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Palestine, Iraq, Algeria, Libya, Tunis, Jordan , Lebanon </li></ul></ul><ul><li>10.5% at average of 1600$-7650$ </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Gulf </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. Negative impacts <ul><li>Low profile Libraries & Laboratories </li></ul><ul><li>High number /class </li></ul><ul><li>Students/ Instructors gap </li></ul><ul><li>Gap with developed world Universities & Research Centers. </li></ul><ul><li>Low Profile Graduates. </li></ul><ul><li>Limited Market. </li></ul><ul><li>Limited Talent Pool </li></ul>
  8. 8. Arab Talent Pool in US <ul><li>Academia Talent Pool </li></ul><ul><li>Executive Talent pool </li></ul><ul><li>Engineering Talent Pool </li></ul>
  9. 9. Academic Talent <ul><li>Some of the top minds at US Universities… </li></ul>Source: International Education Network
  10. 10. Executive Talent <ul><li>Large pool of executives who acquired key management skills working at startups in the US … </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Engineering – Delivering products to market </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Marketing & Sales – Winning business from </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>customers worldwide </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Finance – Structuring and running global companies </li></ul></ul>Source: United States INS
  11. 11. Engineering Talent <ul><li>Region continues to produce outstanding technical talent… </li></ul>
  12. 12. Handasa Arabia Organization <ul><li>About us </li></ul><ul><li>Objectives </li></ul><ul><li>Platform </li></ul><ul><li>International Collaboration </li></ul><ul><li>Press </li></ul><ul><li>Open Source Hardware </li></ul>
  13. 13. About Us <ul><li>Community of volunteer engineers worldwide. </li></ul><ul><li>A Window on the Hi-Tech world </li></ul><ul><li>Educational Portal </li></ul>
  14. 14. About Us- continued <ul><li>Open Source Engineering Systems' Solutions Development </li></ul><ul><li>Hi-Tech Proponent in developing countries </li></ul>
  15. 15. About Us -continued <ul><li>Building Pool of Talent in our region </li></ul><ul><li>Motivation of Investment in our region. </li></ul><ul><li>Founded by Three young Arab engineers </li></ul>
  16. 16. Objectives <ul><li>Hi-Tech development in Arab and developing countries. </li></ul><ul><li>Open Source Hardware </li></ul><ul><li>Reliable, High Quality, and High Performance Designs. </li></ul><ul><li>Hi-Tech qualifications platform. </li></ul><ul><li>Bridging Technological, Educational and Cultural gaps between developed and developing countries. </li></ul><ul><li>Knowledge sharing. </li></ul><ul><li>Design, Reuse and Integration of open source solutions </li></ul>
  17. 17. Platform <ul><li>Regularly Updated Website </li></ul><ul><ul><li>www.handasarabia.org </li></ul></ul>
  18. 18. Platform-continued <ul><li>Projects. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>NOUR (Open Bluetooth Baseband IP core) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.handasarabia.org/folder.php?id=17 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>OFOQ ( PDA-Personal Digital Assistant on Chip) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.handasarabia.org/folder.php?id=11 </li></ul></ul>
  19. 19. “ NOUR” & International Research <ul><li>“ NOUR” And The “ Proteus” project at Nagee Ann Poly-technique at Singapore </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The &quot;Proteus&quot; Project has selected NOUR to be as the “Baseband” IP layer of the Bluetooth system that is under implementation as a test vehicle of the technology. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>One Partner does the Verification boards, another doing the RF and “Handasa Arabia” is the baseband provider. </li></ul></ul>
  20. 20. Platform-continued <ul><li>Mailing-lists </li></ul><ul><ul><li>General and Projects free lists </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.handasarabia.org/document.php?id=82 </li></ul></ul>
  21. 21. Platform cont. <ul><li>Contests </li></ul><ul><ul><li>IEDCS - The 1 st International Electronics Design Contest for Students </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.handasarabia.org/iedcs04 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Call for Tutorials & Articles. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.handasarabia.org/document.php?id=82 </li></ul></ul>
  22. 22. Platform-continued <ul><li>CVS (Concurrent Versioning System) </li></ul><ul><li>http://cvs.handasarabia.org </li></ul>
  23. 23. Platform-continued <ul><li>Tutorials </li></ul><ul><li>Tutorials for students and practicing engineers in all engineering disciplines </li></ul>
  24. 24. Platform-continued <ul><li>Hi-Tech News. </li></ul><ul><li>The latest of the state-of-the-art in technology and engineering </li></ul>
  25. 25. Platform-continued <ul><li>Open Research Incubators . </li></ul><ul><li>There is a requirment for aggregation of the distrubuted intellectual research power among the globe. </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.handasarabia.org/document.php?id=152 </li></ul>
  26. 26. Platform-continued <ul><li>Open EDA DesignTools ; OpenTech Package </li></ul><ul><li>The 1 st open electronics design tools distribution </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.eedesign.com/story/OEG20030814S0025 </li></ul>
  27. 27. International Collaboration <ul><li>Several academic and Industrial Contributors from Different Asian and Western Countries. </li></ul><ul><li>Handasa Arabia is Open for ALL Participants. It doesn't discriminate against a race or a religion </li></ul>
  28. 28. Press <ul><li>August 25, 2003 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>EEtimes and EEdesign featured Top Story </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>“ Arab Engineers Launch Open source Organization” </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>www.eedesign.com/article/showArticle.jhtml?articleId=17408557 </li></ul></ul>
  29. 29. EEtimes Top-Story for Handasa Arabia
  30. 30. Press -continued. <ul><li>July 1 st , 2004 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>EEdesign “Exclusive Feature” Article. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>“ An Introduction to Open Source Hardware Development ” </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>EEdesign “Most-Read” Feature Award for July 2004 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>www.eedesign.com/showArticle.jhtml?articleID=22103383 </li></ul></ul>
  31. 31. EEtimes Most Read Feature for July 2004
  32. 32. Press -continued <ul><li>August 04, 2004 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>EEtimes and EEdesign news story about IEDCS’04 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Design contests seek EE student submissions </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>www.eedesign.com/showArticle.jhtml?articleID=26805904 </li></ul></ul>
  33. 33. IEDCS at EEdesign
  34. 34. Open Source Hardware <ul><li>Introduction and Motivation </li></ul><ul><li>Definition </li></ul><ul><li>Open HW Implementation </li></ul><ul><li>Roadmap </li></ul><ul><li>Business Models </li></ul><ul><li>Hi-Tech Promotion in Developed Countries </li></ul><ul><li>New Computational Engines and Internet </li></ul><ul><li>Challenges and Suggested Solutions </li></ul>
  35. 35. Introduction & Motivation <ul><li>Open Source Software Success </li></ul><ul><li>Software-Hardware Analogy </li></ul><ul><li>Cost Reduction </li></ul><ul><li>Short Time to Market </li></ul><ul><li>Reusability </li></ul><ul><li>Customization </li></ul>
  36. 36. Open Hardware Definition <ul><li>Disclosure of design data </li></ul><ul><ul><li>design specification </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>HDL files </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>simulation test benches </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>synthesis results </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>utilization instructions </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>interfaces to other systems </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Governed by GPL-combatable licenses </li></ul><ul><ul><li>General Public License. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Open EDA design tools </li></ul>
  37. 37. Open HW Implementation <ul><li>Software programs runs on programmable processors. </li></ul><ul><li>Programmable Implementation Platforms are the most suitable for open designs implementation </li></ul>
  38. 38. Open HW Roadmap <ul><li>Phase I (Primary) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Simple open designs and boards. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Phase II (Advanced) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Advanced designs and boards </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Vendors produce boards at low cost </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Downloaded designs from Internet to run on open low cost boards. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Phase III (Run Time Configuration) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Complex designs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Run time reconfiguration of programmable devices </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Vanish of software/hardware boundary </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Linux can be executed as Hardware! </li></ul></ul>
  39. 39. Hi-Tech Promotion in Developing Countries <ul><li>Open-source hardware is an open resource for industrial and academic fields. </li></ul><ul><li>Lack of high-tech activities and firms. </li></ul><ul><li>Lack of expertise in the high-tech field. </li></ul><ul><li>Open-source allows interaction with a wide spectrum of experts in high-tech fields all over the world. </li></ul><ul><li>HDL designs that address programmable logic devices based implementation platforms can be affordable, as chip manufacturing is beyond economic capabilities. </li></ul><ul><li>Open source might help focus the spotlight on high-tech talents and qualifications in developing countries that are hidden due to market constraints . </li></ul>
  40. 40. New Computational Engines & Internet <ul><li>Hardware designs resemble simple computer software programs. </li></ul><ul><li>Computers replaced by programmable boards. </li></ul><ul><li>Boards Networks frame the Future Designers Internet Services. </li></ul><ul><li>Designers connect to remote boards and implement their designs like we download programs from internet! </li></ul>
  41. 41. Challenges & Solutions <ul><li>Cost of EDA design tools </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Development of open tools </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Manufacturing Cost </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Programmable platforms implementation </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Design Protection </li></ul><ul><ul><li>GPL Licenses. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Anti-Industry </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Reduce time and cost </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Refine of Open designs at low cost </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Adoption of large users designs </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Credibility </li></ul><ul><ul><li>High Quality and Documentation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Time. </li></ul></ul>

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