2021 Phil Kaufman Award Dinner

announcement | Wed, Mar 30th, 2022

2021 kaufman dinner

The Phil Kaufman Award honors individuals who have had a demonstrable impact on the field of electronic system design through technology innovations, education/mentoring, or business or industry leadership. The award was established as a tribute to Phil Kaufman, the late industry pioneer who turned innovative technologies into commercial businesses that have benefited electronic designers.

The ESD Alliance and the IEEE Council on EDA will honor Dr. Devgan with an award presentation and dinner on 12 May 2022 at The GlassHouse in San Jose, California.

About Dr. Anirudh Devgan
Dr. Devgan is being honored for his extensive contributions to electronic design automation (EDA). He is widely recognized as a leading authority in parallel and distributed computing and has made a broad impact in fields ranging from circuit simulation to statistical design and optimization, physical design and signoff, verification and hardware platforms, and system design and analysis. Dr. Devgan’s groundbreaking contributions include not just the development of algorithms, but also successfully bringing to market commercial solutions that have gained widespread customer adoption throughout the industry. 


  • Early Bird ends 8 April 2022
    • Member - $175
    • Non-Member - $225
  • Regular after 8 April 2022
    • Member $225
    • Non-Member $275

To receive the discounted member rate, use promo code: SPECIAL at checkout. 

Date: 12 May 2022
Time: 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm US Pacific Time (PT)
Location: The GlassHouse, San Jose, CA, USA
Register: https://www.semi.org/en/connect/events/esd-alliance-2021-phil-kaufman-award


View the full Press Release here.