2023 Phil Kaufman Award & Dinner

announcement | Thu, Jan 11th, 2024

2023 kaufman dinner

The Phil Kaufman Award ceremony and banquet honoring Dr. Lawrence Pileggi of Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) as the 2023 award recipient will be held Thursday, February 22, 6:30-9:30pm at The GlassHouse in San Jose, California.

Dr. Pileggi, CMU’s Coraluppi Head and Tanoto Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, received the award for his pioneering contributions to circuit simulation and optimization. These advances have enabled the electronics system design industry to address the challenge of interconnect delay dominated designs. Dr. Pileggi has also contributed to innovations in Electrical & Computer Engineering (ECE) education.

Dr. Walden Rhines, President and CEO of Cornami, Inc., former CEO of Mentor Graphics (now Siemens), and the 2015 Phil Kaufman Award recipient, will emcee the ceremony. The tribute speaker will be Dr. Andrzej Strojwas of CMU, the CTO of PDF Solutions and the 2016 Phil Kaufman Award recipient.

The annual award ceremony and banquet are sponsored by the Electronic System Design Alliance (ESD Alliance), a SEMI Technology Community, and the IEEE Council on Electronic Design Automation (CEDA). Tickets are $250 for members of SEMI and IEEE and $300 per non-member.

Date: Thursday, 22 February 2024
Time: 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Location: The GlassHouse 2 South Market St. San Jose, CA 95113, United States


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