DAC 2021 | General & Society Awards
Sumit K. Mandal, Ganapati Bhat, Janardhan Rao, Doppa, Partha Pratim Pande, and Umit Y. Ogras
For “An Energy-Aware Online Learning Framework for Resource Management in Heterogeneous Platforms,” Volume 25, Issue 3, Article No 28, May 2020
Kevin E. Murray, Oleg Petelin, Sheng Zhong, Jia Min Wang, Mohamed Eldafrawy, Jean-Philippe Legault, Eugene Sha, Aaron G. Graham, Jean Wu, Matthew J. P. Walker, Hanqing Zeng, Panagiotis Patros, Jason Luu, Kenneth B. Kent, and Vaughn Betz
For “VTR 8: High-performance CAD and Customizable FPGA Architecture Modelling” ACM Transactions on Reconfigurable Technology and Systems,Volume 13, Issue 2, June 2020
Yibo Lin; Zixuan Jiang; Jiaqi Gu; Wuxi Li; Shounak Dhar; Haoxing Ren; Brucek Khailany; and David Z. Pan
For the paper entitled, "DREAMPlace: Deep Learning Toolkit-Enabled GPU Acceleration for Modern VLSI Placement"
Weiwen Jiang; Lei Yang; Edwin Hsing-Mean Sha; Qingfeng Zhuge; Shouzhen Gu; Sakyasingha Dasgupta; Yiyu Shi; and Jingtong Hu
For the paper entitled, "Hardware/Software Co-Exploration of Neural Architectures"
Renu Mehra R&D Group Director, Silicon Realization Group, Synopsys
This annual award, named for Marie R. Pistilli, the former organizer of DAC, recognizes individuals who have visibly helped advance women in Electronic Design.
Yiran Chen Duke University
For contributions to Nonvolatile Memory Technologies
Deming Chen University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
For distinguished contributions to the design automation and reconfigurable computing communities.
Bei Yu Chinese University of Hong Kong
For service as SIGDA Web Chair from 2016 to 2021, SIGDA Student Research Competition Chair in 2018 and 2019, and other SIGDA activities.
Evangeline F.Y. Young Chinese University of Hong Kong
For outstanding leadership in promoting diversity in the ACM/SIGDA community.
Zheng Zhang University of California, Santa Barbara
For a junior faculty member early in her or his academic career who demonstrates outstanding potential as an educator and/or researcher in the field of electronic design automation.
For “Device-Circuit Co-Design Employing Phase Transition Materials for Low power Electronics”, Purdue University, Advisor: Sumeet Gupta
John A. Waicukauski Synopsys
Eric Lindbloom IBM (retired)
Barry K. Rosen IBM Research Division (retired)
Vijay S. Iyengar IBM (retired)
Anna-Katrina Shedletsky Instrumental
Dr. Jason Oberg Tortuga Logic
Tung-Chieh Chen Maxeda Technology Inc.
Ying Wang Institute of Computing Technology, Chinese Academy of Sciences
Zhuo Li Cadence Design Systems, Inc.
For outstanding service to the EDA community as DAC General Chair in 2020
Yuan Xie University of California, Santa Barbara, CA
For contributions to technology-driven computer architecture and to tools for their implementation and evaluation
Dimitri Maslov IBM
For contributions to quantum circuit synthesis and optimization, and compiling for quantum computers
Gang Qu IBM
For contributions to hardware intellectual property protection and security
Yung-Hsiang Lu Purdue University
For contributions to energy efficiency of computer systems
Prabhat Mishra University of Florida
For contributions to system-on-chip validation and design automation of embedded systems
For "Deep data for faster silicon bring-up, characterization, and qualification with higher confidence." Fellow Authors: Evelyn Landman, Nir Sever, Uzi Baruch