IEEE/ACM WILLIAM J. MCCALLA AWARD
This award is given in memory of William J. McCalla for his contribution to ICCAD and his CAD technical work throughout his career.
Back End Winner
5B.2 Methodology for Standard Cell Compliance and Detailed Placement for Triple Patterning Lithography
Bei Yu, Xiaoqing Xu, Jhih-Rong Gao and David Z. Pan - Univ. of Texas at Austin
Front End Winner
2B.1 Improved SAT-based ATPG: More Constraints, Better Compaction
Stephan Eggersglüß, Robert Wille, Rolf Drechsler - Univ. of Bremen / DFKI
SIGDA PIONEERING ACHIEVEMENT AWARD
Donald E. Thomas -Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Carnegie Mellon Univ.
For his pioneering work in making the Verilog Hardware Description Language more accessible for the design automation community and allowing for faster and easier pathways to simulation, high-level synthesis, and co-design of hardware-software systems.
MOST INFLUENTIAL PAPER AWARD
ICCAD Ten Year Retrospective Most Influential Paper Award. This award is being given to the paper judged to be the most influential on research and industrial practice in computer-aided design of integrated circuits over the ten years since its original appearance at ICCAD2003.
Paper Titled: Statistical Timing Analysis Considering Spatial Correlations Using A Single PERT-Like Traversal
Authors: Hongliang Chang, Sachin S. Sapatnekar - Univ. of Minnesota
Publication: ICCAD 2003 Proceedings: pp. 621-625
CADATHLON FIRST PLACE WINNERS
ChienYu Lai & SheahYun Hsu – National Taiwan University
Advisor: ChungYang (Ric) Huang
CADATHLON second PLACE WINNERS
Sergiy Popovych & Chieh-Min Wang - National Chiao Tung University
Advisor: Yih-Lang Li
IEEE CEDA EARLY CAREER AWARD
For sustained and outstanding contributions to design methods and tools for multi-processor systems-on-chip (MPSoC), particularly for work on thermal-aware design, low power architectures and on-chip interconnects synthesis.
David Atienza - Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering and Director of the Embedded Systems Laboratory at EPFL
For essential and outstanding contributions to algorithms, methodologies, and software for interconnect optimization, physical synthesis, parasitic extraction, testing and simulation.
Zhuo Li -IBM T. J. Watson Research Center