Prof. Rob Rutenbar receives the 2021 ACM SIGDA Pioneering Achievement Award

The SIGDA award selection committee is honored to announce that Prof. Rob Rutenbar has been selected to receive the 2021 ACM SIGDA Pioneering Achievement Award. for his pioneering work and extraordinary leadership in analog design automation and general EDA education. As the highest technical distinction of ACM SIGDA, this award is to recognize the lifetime […]

Chair’s New Year’s Greetings

Dear Members of ACM SIGDA, After two years of the COVID-19 pandemic, the world is slowly returning to a new normal. In the Design Automation Conference (DAC) held in San Francisco last month, more than a thousand engineers, scholars, and students gathered in person for the first time in the last two and half years. […]

Statement on the Tragedy of Davide Giri

The entire electronic design automation (EDA) community is in profound grief for the loss of Davide Giri, a graduate student at Columbia University, who fell victim to a horrific violence last Friday (December 3, 2021).  On behalf of the Association of Computing Machinery (ACM) Special Interest Group on Design Automation (SIGDA) and the Institute of […]