In 2020, the European Design and Automation Association (EDAA) will grant the 18th EDAA Achievement Award.
Scope and Goals
The EDAA Achievement Award shall be given to individuals who made outstanding contributions to the state of the art in electronic design, electronic design automation, testing of electronic systems as well as embedded systems and software, during their career. Candidates can be of any age. In order to be eligible, candidates must have made innovative contributions which had an impact on the way electronic and embedded systems are being designed. The goal of granting the award is to make the excellent work accomplish by people working within the above scope more widely known and to help publicizing the results more broadly.
Past recipients have been Kurt ANTREICH (2003), Hugo DE MAN (2004), Jochen JESS (2005), Robert BRAYTON (2006), Tom WILLIAMS (2007), Ernest KUH (2008), Jan RABAEY (2009), Daniel GAJSKI (2010), Melvin BREUER (2011), Alberto SANGIOVANNI-VINCENTELLI (2012), Peter MARWEDEL (2013), Rolf ERNST (2014), Lothar THIELE (2015), Giovanni DE MICHELI (2016), C. L. David LIU (2017), Mary Jane IRWIN (2018) and Jacob ABRAHAM (2019). More information can be found at: https://www.edaa.com
Nominations should be sent to the Chair of EDAA, Norbert Wehn, by December 1, 2019. Nominations should include a 2-3 page appraisal of the candidate's work.
In order to identify the best candidate for the EDAA Achievement Award, a committee will evaluate the proposals. This committee consists of individuals representing the scope of the call. If necessary, external experts can be asked to provide a written evaluation of a certain candidate.
The award will be handed over during the DATE opening ceremony on March 10, 2020, in Grenoble, France.
EDAA is a non-profit association. Its purpose is to operate for educational, scientific and technical purposes for the benefit of the international electronics design and design automation community. The Association, in the field of design and design automation of electronic circuits and systems, promotes a series of high quality technical international conferences and workshops across Europe and cooperates actively to maintain harmonious relationships with other national and international technical societies and groups promoting the purpose of the Association. EDAA is the main sponsor of DATE, the premier Design, Automation and Test Conference and Exhibition in Europe.