Recognizing Achievement and Celebrating Awards at DAC

The Design Automation Conference (DAC) is the premier event devoted to the design and design automation of electronic chips and systems. DAC focuses on the latest methodologies and technology advancements in electronic design.  Each year, DAC recognizes achievements and delivers a robust set of awards to both industry veterans, pioneers, innovators and up-and-comers.  

Marie R. Pistilli Women in Electronic Design Award

The Marie R. Pistilli Women in Electronic Design Award is a prestigious annual honor that recognizes individuals who have visibly helped to advance women in electronic design. The award is named for the late Marie R. Pistilli, former organizer of DAC, who placed a high value on equality, diversity, and acceptance.

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DAC Under-40 Innovators Award

The Under-40 Innovators Award recognizes up to five young innovators (nominees should be 40 years or younger in age as of June 1, 2024) who are movers and shakers in the field of design and automation of electronics.

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DAC Most Influential Paper Award

DAC’s Most Influential Paper Award recognizes papers that have demonstrated substantial academic and/or industrial impact since they were published. DAC Most Influential Paper Awards were first presented during the 60th DAC to papers published in the first four decades of DAC. 

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