How does Lamprò Mèllon learning program differ from existing programs?

Lamprò Mèllon offers a very comprehensive SoC design program. In real-work-like environment; trainees learn VLSI design, computer architecture under the guidance of semiconductor luminaries and RISC-V founders. Project-based learning throughout the program helps develop strong analytical and problem-solving skills, critically needed in high-tech industries. Lamprò Mèllon enables trainees to be well-rounded and highly skilled professionals. We believe Lamprò Mèllon is a unique program not just in Pakistan but worldwide.

How does Lamprò Mèllon involve trainee's in a real-world work environment?

Lamprò Mèllon uses actual projects from the start of the program to challenge trainees to find solutions for complex problems. Trainees, work on individual as well as team projects with precisely defined deliverables and tight schedules. These projects are evaluated across a range of technical and soft skills matrix. Lamprò Mèllon prides itself in transforming trainees into expert SoC designers with technical, leadership program management skills complemented with strong communication and documentation prowess.

Why is Lamprò Mèllon program more expensive than other programs?

Lamprò Mèllon curriculum in its entirety covers semiconductor industry, strong English communication and writing skills, target market work-ethics and culture and finally with critical soft skills. This curriculum is delivered by a world-class faculty using state-of-the-art labs. This whole environment and infrastructure require significant financial resources. Based on the strength of our program we guarantee employment for all trainees.

Is the Lamprò Mèllon program accredited in Pakistan and overseas?

Lamprò Mèllon is a unique train-for-work program developed in close association with RISC-V Foundation and Global Semiconductor Alliance (GSA). Lamprò Mèllon is working with institutions in Pakistan and overseas to get accreditation for its project-based learning program.

What is the confirmation that someone enrolled in the program will actually be placed either in Pakistan or overseas?

Yes, if a trainee passes the final “exit test” he or she can start work any time during the program; either in China, Pakistan or other locations.

How long has Lamprò Mèllon existed as a company?

Lamprò Mèllon is a relatively new company and was registered recently in Pakistan. Founders of Lamprò Mèllon have extensive industry experience working in Silicon Valley, CA, USA and other locations. The faculty has rich industry experience in USA and worldwide.

Who has funded Lamprò Mèllon?

Lamprò Mèllon is a private company and has been funded by semiconductor companies in USA and China.

What is the criterion to be eligible for financial assistance?

Lamprò Mèllon is committed to finding and training the most talented individuals. All students who have strong academic background, pass the admission test and successfully complete the interview process can be provided financial assistance.

Do you need to know RISC-V to be part of the Lamprò Mèllon program?

Knowing RISC-V is not a prerequisite to joining the Lamprò Mèllon program. RISC-V is covered extensively throughout the Michanikos program. RISC-V usage in SoC design is seeing exponential growth.

Can I apply for the Lamprò Mèllon program if I have taken digital design, computer architecture, semiconductor classes in a regular B.Sc. and M.Sc. program?

Yes, you can apply and take the admission test. If you pass the admission test and successfully go through the interview process you can join the program.

Will Lamprò Mèllon handle visa requirements for working overseas?

Lamprò Mèllon will process all the paperwork needed related to placement of trainees in overseas locations.

I'll be completing my B.S./M.S. program in December; how can I join the program?

Lamprò Mèllon first cohorts will be starting the program in October. Second cohorts will start the session in Jan 2020.

Will Lamprò Mèllon be expanding into other cities in Pakistan?

Lamprò Mèllon’s first focus is to produce high-quality experts in the semiconductor and SoC design space at our Lahore facility. We are confident that Lamprò Mèllon will be expanding to multiple locations in Pakistan in the future.

SoC design requires expensive EDA design tools; will Lamprò Mèllon provide these tools?

Lamprò Mèllon’s program based on the technical requirements will be using EDA tools (free-ware). They will be provided to the trainees.

Can I visit Lamprò Mèllon facility before I apply for the program?

Professionals interested in Lamprò Mèllon program should attend one of the events we have planned in multiple locations. We are also sharing details of the program online. If you have any further questions, we encourage you to contact us online, we guarantee follow-up on all queries.

Lamprò Mèllon is targeting semiconductor industry, are soft skills courses relevant?

Lamprò Mèllon has developed a very comprehensive program based on professional experience working at leading semiconductor industries. Leading high-tech companies in the SoC design require well-rounded engineers. At Lamprò Mèllon we have developed a program that uses project-based training to develop program management, communication skills, technical documentation, project management, leadership and conflict resolution. These skills are essential to be a fully proficient engineer on day-one.

Is Lamprò Mèllon affiliated with any universities overseas or in Pakistan?

Lamprò Mèllon technical program has been developed keeping abreast of semiconductor programs at world-class universities in USA, such as UC Berkeley, UT Austin and others. To ensure our program is up to snuff with the latest technologies and trends we are working closely with RISC-V Foundation and Global Semiconductor Alliance (GSA). Our program is a rich collection of latest technological advancements, thoughtfully complemented with English language, soft skills and target market work-ethics and culture. Lamprò Mèllon program has very strong linkages with SiFive USA, SiFive China. This is critical to be able to have a world-class technical program that is tailored for semiconductor market needs worldwide.