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Title: ICCAD at Thirty Years: Where We Have Been, Where We Are Going: From Transistors to Smart Planets

Alberto Sangiovanni-Vincentelli

UC Berkeley

Biographical sketch

Alberto Sangiovanni Vincentelli holds the Buttner Chair of EECS, University of California, Berkeley. He co-founded Cadence and Synopsys, the two largest EDA public companies. He is a member of the Board of Directors of Cadence, Sonics, ExpertSystems, KPIT Cummins and Accent, of the Science and Technology Advisory Board of GM, of the Technology Advisory Council of UTC, and of the Executive Committee of the Italian Institute of Technology.

He is on the advisory board of Walden International Xseed and Innogest Venture Capital Funds and on the investment committee of Banca Intesa Fondo Atlante and of Finlombarda Next Venture Capital Fund. He is a member of the Scientific Council of the Italian National Science Foundation and President of the Group of 7 Research Supervisors of the Italian Government.

He received the Kaufman Award for 'pioneering contributions to EDA' and the IEEE/RSE Maxwell Medal 'for groundbreaking contributions that have had an exceptional impact on the development of electronics and electrical engineering or related fields'. He is an author of over 880 papers, 17 books and 3 patents. He is a fellow of the IEEE and a Member of the National Academy of Engineering.

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