The Electronic System Design Alliance
The IEEE Council on EDA (CEDA)
are proud to honor

Dr. C. L. David Liu

Professor of Computer Science
and former president of the National Tsing Hua University in Hsinchu, Taiwan

With the 2011 Phil Kaufman Award

Dr. C. L. David Liu received this award for his work in leading the transformation
from ad hoc EDA to algorithmic EDA. (Press release.)

The ESD Alliance (formerly EDAC) and the IEEE Council on EDA (CEDA) held the 18th annual Phil Kaufman Award ceremony and dinner on Tuesday, November 8th, 2011 at the Doubletree Hotel in San Jose, California.

The evening included presentations honoring Dr. Liu by:
   Walden C. Rhines Chairman of the ESD Alliance (formerly EDAC), Chairman and CEO of Mentor Graphics
   Andreas Kuehlmann President of the IEEE Council on EDA (CEDA)
   Jason Cong Chancellor’s Professor and Director of Center for Domain-Specific Computing at UCLA

Followed by an acceptance speech by Dr. C. L. David Liu

Award Co-Sponsors
CEDA ESD Alliance
Event Sponsors
DAC Doubletree by Hilton, San Jose ICCAD 2011 IICM Mediatek
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