Awards and Recognitions

CEDA actively recognizes the scientific activities of the members of the EDA community by sponsoring or co-sponsoring numerous awards in the field. The honors recognize a wide range of contributions, including individuals who have had a demonstrable impact on the field of electronic design, individuals who have made substantial technical contributions to EDA in the early stages of her or his career, contributors whose impact is recognized over a significant period, outstanding publications, and volunteers with outstanding service to the benefit and advancement of CEDA.

Council Awards

  • Ernest S. Kuh Early Career Award


    To recognize an individual who has made substantial contributions to the area of Electronic Design Automation in the early stages of his or her career.

  • 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.

  • Phil Kaufman Hall of Fame


    Since the first Phil Kaufman Award for Distinguished Contributions to Electronic System Design (ESD) was presented in 1994, several outstanding members of our community have been honored with this

Publication Awards

Conference Awards

IEEE Awards and Recognitions

  • IEEE Fellow


    IEEE Grade of Fellow is conferred by the Board of Directors upon a person with an extraordinary record of accomplishments in any of the IEEE fields of interest.

  • IEEE Senior Members


    Senior Member is the highest grade for which IEEE members can apply. IEEE members can self-nominate, or be nominated, for Senior Member grade.