Dr. Alberto Sangiovanni-Vincentelli has been honored by EDAA with the prestigious EDAA Lifetime Achievement Award for outstanding contributions to the state of the art in electronic design, electronic design automation and testing of electronic systems. The award acknowledges the many innovative contributions Dr. Sangiovanni-Vincentelli has made that impact the way electronic systems are designed today.
Dr. Sangiovanni-Vincentelli is a driving force behind electronic design automation (EDA), having made groundbreaking scientific contributions and co-founded the two largest EDA companies in the field -- Cadence and Synopsys. He is also the Professor for the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences at the University of California, Berkeley.
Sangiovanni-Vincentelli currently serves on the Board of Directors of Cadence, as well as on the boards of other companies he has helped found. Leading IC and system companies around the world frequently seek his counsel.
EDAA is a non-profit association. Its purpose is to operate for educational, scientific and technical purposes for the benefit of the international electronics design and design automation community. The award is being presented at the plenary session of the 2012 during the DATE Conference, held on March 12 -16 in Dresden, Germany. EDAA is the main sponsor of DATE. Brian Bailey
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