Fact Sheet

Business Focus

DFMSim provides advanced enabling software solutions to the global semiconductor industry.  The company’s technology simulates key IC design and processing steps to quickly find and eliminate systemic defects that threaten yields and increase manufacturing costs. 

DFMSim’s software platform is the first in the industry to simulate a manufacturing process with real process data.


  • DFMSim was founded in 2005


  • DFMSim is privately held

Corporate Headquarters

  • Palo Alto, California, U.S.A.

European Headquarters

  • Dresden, Germany

Asian Headquarters

  • Chennai, India

Website Address


Customer Installations

DFMSim’s technology is installed at four customer sites [mix of foundries and fabless semiconductor companies on three continents.

Customer Base

DFMSim’s global customers include foundry and fables semiconductor companies.

Executive Team

  • Chairman, James (Jim) T. Healy
  • Chief Executive Officer, Anantha Sethuraman, Ph.D.
  • Founder and Senior Fellow, Raj K. Raheja, Ph.D.
  • Chief Scientist, N.S. (Vichu) Viswanathan, Ph.D.
  • VP, Algorithm Research, Raman K. Nurani, Ph.D.
  • Chief Architect & VP, Software Development, Matthias Frank


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