AMD Expands Microprocessor R&D
Subject: Processors | April 22, 2004 - 06:43 AM | Joe White
BANGALORE, India, April 22, 2004 - As part of its expanding microprocessor design program, AMD (NYSE: AMD) announced today it is opening an engineering design center in Bangalore. The AMD India Engineering Centre Private Limited, which is expected to open in July, will contribute to the design of future generations of AMD microprocessors. The standalone facility will occupy approximately 38,000 square-feet and will be located in the central business district of Bangalore. AMD is expected to hire 40 employees at the site this year, and by the end of 2005 expects the design center will house up to 120 experienced chip design and development engineers. Engineers at the design center will work closely with AMD's engineering teams in the U.S. and will help define future microprocessor designs focused on meeting the evolving user needs in India and other high-growth markets.