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Dr. Rob A. Rutenbar Honored with 2017 Phil Kaufman Award

Award considered ‘Nobel Prize’ of Electronic Design Automation

Rob-RutenbarREDWOOD CITY, CALIF. (October 18, 2017) … Dr. Rob A. Rutenbar, senior vice chancellor for Research at the University of Pittsburgh and faculty member in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, has been selected as the recipient of the 2017 Phil Kaufman Award for Distinguished Contributions to Electronic System Design. 

The award is presented yearly by the Electronic System Design Alliance (ESD Alliance) and the IEEE Council on Electronic Design Automation (CEDA). The award ceremony and dinner will be held in Silicon Valley, Calif., Thursday, February 8. More details will be available shortly.

Dr. Rutenbar is being honored for his pioneering contributions to algorithms and tools for analog and mixed-signal designs. As an academic, he developed a wide range of fundamental models, algorithms and tools for analog integrated circuit (IC) designs. As an entrepreneur, he co-founded Neolinear, one of the most successful analog tool companies, to bring his research efforts to the larger design community.

Read the full article from the IEEE Council on Electronic Design Automation.


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