IQ-Award, Best Paper Award and ISQED Fellow Award Recipients Were Honored
The 10th anniversary event of the International Symposium on Quality Electronic Design (ISQED’09), was held successfully with record attendance on March 16-18, in San Jose, CA. The conference featured seven keynote speeches, a full day tutorial, embedded tutorials, over 150 technical presentations, and exhibitions by a selected number of leading vendors. Recipients of the 3rd annual ISQED, prestigious Quality Award (IQ-Award 2009), best paper award, and the winner of the honorary ISQED Fellow award were announced at the event.
The IQ-Award winners were:
Prof. Robert W. Dutton
Robert and Barbara Kleist Professor of Engineering and Director of the Integrated Circuits Laboratory, Department of Electrical Engineering
Pioneering Contributions to the Introduction of Practical Computer Simulation into the Design and Manufacturing Process of Semiconductor Devices
Dr. Stan Williams
Senior HP Fellow
Director, Quantum Science Research
Pioneering Contributions to the Development of Memristors and Nanoscale Electronic devices and Architectures
The recipients of the ISQED ’09 best paper awards were:
Small Embeddable NBTI Sensors (SENS) for Tracking On-Chip Performance Decay
Adam Cabe, Zhenyu Qi, Stuart Wooters, Travis Blalock, Mircea Stan
Power & Variability Test Chip Architecture and 45nm-Generation Silicon-Based
Analysis for Robust, Power-Aware SoC Design
Ramnath Venkatraman, Ruggero Castagnetti, Andres Teene, Benjamin Mbouombouo,
3D-GCP: An Analytical Model for the Impact of Process Variations on the
Critical Path Delay Distribution of 3D ICs
Siddharth Garg and Diana Marculescu
ISQED’09 Best Paper Awards were sponsored by Magma Design Automation and Synopsys.
ISQED also announced the honorary ISQED Fellow of 2009:
Prof. Kunihiro Asada
VLSI Design and Education Center (VDEC)
Outmost Dedication to ISQED and Technical Excellence in VLSI Design and Education
More about ISQED’09
ISQED’s green session on “Photovoltaic Solar Energy” was very successful and drew an audience of over 150 attendees.
At ISQED’09, the first Asia Symposium on Quality Electronic Design (ASQED’09) was announced. This conference will be held on July 15-16 2009 in Kuala Lumpur Malaysia ( http://www.asqed.com).
ISQED'09 corporate sponsors were
Magma Design Automation,
Cadence Design Systems, and the
Silicon Valley Technical Institute . Media sponsors included
Chip Design and
System-Level Design (SLD) publications.