Surendar Magar was a co-architect of Texas Instrument's (TI) TMS32010 Digital Signal Processor (DSP), introduced in 1983. This product launched TI into a leadership position in the DSP market. Dr. Magar talks about his early life in India, his university education in England, coming to Houston, Texas to work on the chip, and his follow-on work. He also discusses the contributions of other major figures to the design and development process, including fellow co-architect Ed Cordell and IEEE Fellow Wanda Gass. In addition, his later entrepreneurship with Signal Processing Technologies, ComSilica, and HMicro.
Magar; Texas Instruments, Inc. (TI); DSP; Signal Processing; Cordell; 320; TMS32010; TMS320; Gass; semiconductor history