IEEE CEDA Distinguished Service Award

To recognize an individual who has provided outstanding service to the IEEE Council that has had a significant benefit to the EDA community. All contributors to CEDA can make nominations.

Historical Background

The IEEE CEDA Distinguished Service Award honors contributors to the IEEE Council on EDA with outstanding service to the benefit and advancement of the council including contributions in the following areas: conferences and meetings, publications, editors, administrative committee, council leadership, or other distinguished service and activities. Factors that will be considered for the award selection are: impact of service and contributions to the council, leadership, innovation, activity, duration, breadth of participation and cooperation.

Prize
$1,000 and an engraved plaque.
Funding
The IEEE Council on Electronic Design Automation (CEDA).
Presentation
The recipient can select one of the CEDA sponsored conferences as the venue where the award will be presented.
Basis for Judgement
The Award Committee will judge nominees according to their contributions to the IEEE Council on EDA. Factors that will be considered are: impact of service and contributions to the council, leadership, innovation, activity, duration, breadth of participation and cooperation. A Council President shall not be eligible until two years after he/she has completed the term of Past President.
Eligibility
Contributors to the IEEE Council on EDA with outstanding service in one or more of the following areas: Conferences and meetings, publications, editors, administrative committee, council leadership, or other distinguished service and activities.
Nomination Details

Nomination deadline is March 15th of the award year.

The supporting material for the nomination must include:

  • Nominee biographical information.
  • A proposed citation (which the award committee may adjust).
  • Description of the outstanding service in the areas listed above.
  • At least two references/endorsements from another active CEDA contributor.

Award Recipients

William H. Joyner, Jr.

Citation
for going above and beyond the call of duty in support of CEDA's activities

Rajesh Gupta

Citation
for outstanding contributions to the benefit and advancement of IEEE CEDA

Al Dunlop

Citation
who was instrumental in the creation and first steps of CEDA

Giovanni De Micheli

Citation
who was instrumental in the creation and first steps of CEDA

Dick Smith

Citation
who was instrumental in the creation and first steps of CEDA