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EDA Industry to Recognize Dr. Chenming Hu with the Phil Kaufman Award at DAC 2013 Honored For Major Contributions to Transistor Modeling Enabling the Generation of FinFET Based Design
CEDA to Present the Pederson Best Paper Award at DAC 2013 The IEEE Council on Electronic Design Automation has selected "Virtual Probe: A Statistical Framework for Low-Cost Silicon Characterization of Nanoscale Integrated Circuits," published in the IEEE Transactions on Computer-Aided Design in December 2011, to receive this year's Donald O. Pederson Best Paper Award. The paper was authored by Wangyang Zhang, Xin Li, Frank Liu, Emrah Acar, Rob A. Rutenbar, and Ronald D. Blanton.
Wolfgang Rosenstiel receives 2013 Outstanding Service Contribution Award The Outstanding Service Contribution Award was presented to Wolfgang Rosenstiel for significant service as the general chair of DATE2012.
The 2012 award for the IEEE Transactions on Computer-Aided Design Donald O. Pederson Best Paper was given to Umit Y. Ogras (Intel), Paul Bogdan (Carnegie Mellon University), and Radu Marculescu (Carnegie Mellon University) for their paper, An Analytical Approach for Network-on-Chip Performance Analysis (published in the December 2010 issue).
CEDA Presented Luca Carloni with Early Career Award, Joel Phillips with Outstanding Service Contribution Award During ICCAD Please join the IEEE Council on Electronic Design Automation (CEDA) as we present two achievement awards during the opening session of ICCAD November 5 at the Hilton Hotel in San Jose. Luca Carloni, associate professor of Computer Science at Columbia University in New York, will receive this years Early Career Award for seminal contributions to system-level design, including latency-insensitive design, on-chip communications synthesis and compositional design-space exploration. Joel Phillips of Cadence Design Systems will be presented with the Outstanding Service Contribution Award for his work as ICCADs General Chair in 2011.
Bashir Al-Hashimi receives 2012 Outstanding Service Contribution Award The Outstanding Service Contribution Award was presented for significant service as the general chair of DATE2011.
Leon Stok receives 2012 Outstanding Service Contribution Award The Outstanding Service Contribution Award was presented to Leon Stok, Vice President of EDA at IBM, for significant service as the general chair of DAC2011.
Dr. C. L. David Liu Receives the 2011 Phil Kaufman Award CEDA and the EDA Consortium presented Dr. C. L. David Liu, the William Mong honorary chair professor of Computer Science and former president of the National Tsing Hua University in Hsinchu, Taiwan, with this years Phil Kaufman Award for Distinguished Contributions to EDA. He received the award at a dinner ceremony November 8 at the Doubletree Hotel in San Jose, Calif.
Valeria Bertacco Receives 2011 Early Career Award In 2011 the Early Career Award committee, after evaluating the current and potential impact of the nominees individual contributions to EDA decided to award Prof. Valeria Bertacco from University of Michigan, for exceptional contributions in the area of hardware verification, in particular for her work on semi-formal verification, runtime and postsilicon verification, and correctness-constrained execution. This award has been presented at the opening session of ICCAD in san Jose on November 7, 2010.
Professor Jason Cong and Dr. Eugene Ding receive the 2011 A. Richard Newton Award The A. Richard Newton Technical Impact Award, awarded jointly by CEDA and the ACM Special Interest Group on Design Automation (SigDA), was given to Professor Jason Cong of UCLA and Dr. Yuzheng Ding, senior staff software engineer at Xilinx. The award honors contributors whose impact is recognized over a significant period of time. Professor Cong and Dr. Ding were recognized for their pioneering work on technology mapping for field programmable gate arrays (FPGAs). The award was presented on June 7, 2011 at the Design Automation Conference in San Diego. For more details, please visit the Newton Award page.
Professor Rob A. Rutenbar and Amith Singhee receive the 2011 Donald O. Pederson Best Paper Award The Donald Pederson Award recognizes the best paper published in the IEEE Transactions on Computer-Aided Design. Recipients are Professor Rob A. Rutenbar and Amith Singhee, member of the research staff at IBM. They wrote 'Statistical Blockade: Very Fast Statistical Simulation and Modeling of Rare Circuit Events and Its Application to Memory Design' that appeared in the August 2009 issue.
Sachin Sapatnekar receives 2011 Outstanding Service Contribution Award The Outstanding Service Contribution Award was presented to Professor Sachin Sapatnekar from the University of Minnesota for significant service as the general chair of the 47th DAC.
Pat Pistilli receives the 2010 Kaufman award Pasquale (Pat) O. Pistilli, chairman of MP Associates of Louisville, Colo., will receive this year's Phil Kaufman Award for pioneering the electronic design automation (EDA) industry and building the Design Automation Conference as its premier showcase and networking platform. Pistilli, recognized as an early driver in formalizing the EDA industry and founder of the Design Automation Conference (DAC), now in its 48th year, will be honored during the Phil Kaufman Award Dinner October 12 at the San Jose Marriott Hotel in San Jose, California. For more details, just visit the Kaufman Award page.
Dr. Luca Daniel receives the 2010 CEDA Early Career Award Dr. Daniel, Emanuel E. Landsman associate professor of Electrical Engineering at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, has been chosen as this year's recipient of the Early Career Award from the IEEE Council on Electronic Design Automation (CEDA). Professor Daniel will be recognized for his contribution to electromagnetic field analysis, parasitic variation-aware extraction and automated parameterized linear and non-linear stable model reduction during ICCAD's opening session November 8 at the Doubletree Hotel in San Jose. For more details, just visit the Early Career Award page.
Dr. Al Dunlop, Dr. Giovanni De Micheli, and Dr. Dick Smith receive the 2010 IEEE CEDA Distinguished Service Award. Dr. Dunlop, Dr. De Micheli and Dr. Smith have been selected for the first CEDA Distinguished Service Award with the citation: "For distinguished service in establishing the IEEE Council on EDA."
Dr. Randal E. Bryant receives the 2010 A. Richard Newton Technical Impact Award in EDA. Dr. Bryant, Carnegie Mellon University, has received the ACM/IEEE A. Richard Newton Technical Impact Award in Electronic Design Automation with the citation:" For developing Reduced Ordered Binary Decision Diagrams forming the foundation for symbolic manipulation of logic designs with broad impacts in academia and industry."
Call for Nominations - Phil Kaufman Award for Distinguished Contributions to EDA. The Phil Kaufman Award is jointly sponsored by the EDA Consortium and the IEEE Council on EDA and honors an individual who has had demonstrable impact on the field of electronic design through contributions in Electronic Design Automation (EDA). The criteria include business impact, industry direction and promotion impact, technology and engineering impact, and educational and mentoring impact. The deadline for this year's nominations is June 30, 2010. For more details, just visit the Phil Kaufman Award Nomination page.
Call For Nominations - 2nd Annual IEEE CEDA Early Career Award. The IEEE Council on Electronic Design Automation (CEDA) is calling for nominations for the 2nd Annual IEEE CEDA Early Career Award in 2010. The Award recognizes an individual who has made innovative and substantial technical contributions to the area of Electronic Design Automation in the early stages of her or his career. This award will be presented at ICCAD. Full members of the IEEE at any level (regular, senior, or fellow grades), whose highest educational degree has been awarded no more than eight years prior to the date of the nomination deadline, are eligible. The deadline for this year's nominations is April 15th, 2010. For more details, just visit the IEEE CEDA Awards webpage.
Call For Nominations - 2010 Richard Newton Technical Impact Award in EDA. The ACM Special Interest Group on Design Automation and the IEEE CEDA are calling for nominations for the 2nd Annual A. Richard Newton Technical Impact Award in EDA. The Award is to honor a person or persons for an outstanding technical contribution within the scope of electronic design automation, as evidenced by a paper published at least ten years before the presentation of the award at the Design Automation Conference 2010. The award is based on the impact of the paper's contribution. The deadline for this year's nominations is February 1st, 2010. For more details, just visit the IEEE CEDA Awards webpage.
IEEE CEDA Webcast of the ICCAD 2009 Keynote. IEEE Council on EDA proudly presented a webcast of the ICCAD 2009 keynote "Impact of Cloud Computing on Extreme Scale Analytics Platforms," by IBM Fellow Dr. Hamid Pirahes. This is the first keynote from a major CAD conference that was webcasted to audiences around the world, on Monday, November 2, 9:00-10:30 a.m.
IEEE Embedded Systems Letters - First Issue Available Online. The Council is pleased to announce availability of the inaugural issue of IEEE ESL online. The IEEE Embedded Systems Letters provides a forum for rapid dissemination of latest technical advances in embedded systems and related areas in embedded software. The emphasis is on models, methods, and tools that ensure secure, correct, efficient and robust design of embedded systems and their applications. The journal articles are highly selective (current acceptance rate is below 15%) and appear within three months from submission. If you have access to IEEE Xplore individually or through your organization, no subscription is needed. Journal subscription is available for a flat rate to all members of IEEE regardless of their society memberships. For more details, just visit the IEEE ESL webpage.
EDA Consortium and CEDA Select Dr. Randal E. Bryant to Receive Prestigious Kaufman Award. Congratulations to Dr. Randal E. Bryant on being chosen as the 2009 Phil Kaufman Award recipient for "Seminal Formal Verification Breakthroughs"! This annual award honors an individual who has had demonstrable impact on the field of electronic design through contributions in Electronic Design Automation (EDA). For more details, just visit the Kaufman Award webpage.
UC Berkeley Team to Receive First ACM/IEEE A. Richard Newton Technical Impact Award in EDA. The first recipients of this award are Robert K. Brayton, Richard Rudell, Alberto Sangiovanni-Vincentelli and Albert R. Wang for their seminal paper "MIS: A Multiple-Level Logic Optimization System". The paper established the groundwork of modern multi-level logic synthesis and has triggered much follow-up research in the next two decades. The award will be presented during the opening session of the 46th Design Automation Conference on July 28, at the Moscone Center in San Francisco. Congratulations to Robert Brayton, Rick Rudell, Alberto Sangiovanni-Vincentelli, and Albert Wang! For more details, just visit the Newton Award webpage.
CEDA Distinguished Speaker Luncheon and Lecture at DAC 2009 CEDA will be sponsoring a Distinguished Distinguished Speaker Luncheon and Lecture at DAC, entitled "Frontiers in Research and Education in Computing: A View from the National Science Foundation" by Jeannette M. Wing, Assistant Director for Computer and Information Science and Engineering, National Science Foundation. For more details, just see the CEDA Luncheon at DAC 2009 announcement.
Call for Participation - Young Faculty Workshop at DAC 2009 CEDA will be co-sponsoring a 1-day workshop at DAC 2009 in San Francisco for new and soon-to-be faculty in the field of electronic design automation (EDA). Topics covered include establishing a research career, the art of teaching an EDA course, seeking tenure, balancing career and life components, and diversity in academia. For more details, just visit the Young Faculty Workshop webpage.
Created 2nd IEEE CEDA Local Chapter: Tunisia chapter The CEDA Tunisia chapter is the second local chapter of CEDA, after the one in the Benelux. The Tunisia chapter has the objective to promote the EDA activities in Tunisia at both the academic level (faculty, students, etc.) and industry. For more details, just visit the Tunisia Section webpage.
Congratulations to Dr. Aart de Geus on being chosen as the 2008 Phil Kaufman Award recipient! This annual award honors an individual who has had demonstrable impact on the field of electronic design through contributions in Electronic Design Automation (EDA). The EDA Consortium (EDAC) and the IEEE Council on EDA (CEDA).
CEDA Launched IEEE D&T Electronic Edition. Working in cooperation with IEEE Computer Society Press, the Council announced the availability of IEEE Design & Test - Electronic Edition. The electronic edition is specially designed by QMAGS Publishers to be delivered to CEDA affiliates via the internet. The Electronic Edition is exact cover-to-cover copy of the printed magazine, in a QuVu format that fits the computer screen perfectly and does not require page manipulations. This compact and highly navigable form is delivered to you every two months for a subscription price of $19.95. This is half the price of the best member rate for subscription to regular D&T print issue. Click here for more information.