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.

Recipients

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William H. Joyner, Jr.

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

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Rajesh K. Gupta

for outstanding contributions to the benefit and advancement of IEEE CEDA

Al Dunlop

who was instrumental in the creation and first steps of CEDA
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Giovanni De Micheli

who was instrumental in the creation and first steps of CEDA

Dick Smith

who was instrumental in the creation and first steps of CEDA