2015 Phil Kaufman Award Dinner

Dr. Walden C. Rhines

The EDA Consortium (EDAC)
The IEEE Council on EDA (CEDA)
are proud to honor

Dr. Walden C. Rhines
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Mentor Graphics Corporation

With the 2015 Phil Kaufman Award

Dr. Rhines is being honored for his Leadership Role in Growing the EDA and IC Design Industries.

Dr. Rhines is considered a leading voice of the EDA industry to the larger high tech community, having presented hundreds of major keynote speeches and articles related to the semiconductor, electronic design, and EDA industries. Throughout these efforts, he has maintained a neutral stance, moving beyond the needs of his Mentor Graphics and focusing on issues that benefit the entire industry. He has also chaired the EDA Consortium for 5 two-year terms, growing the organization into an effective forum to address industry-wide issues.

Additional information on Dr. Rhines' contributions in are available in the press release.

The EDA Consortium and the IEEE Council on EDA honored Dr. Rhines at an award presentation and dinner at 6:30 PM on November 12, 2015 at the 4th Street Summit in San Jose.

Watch the video of the 2015 Phil Kaufman Award Presentation
Watch the Video Tribute to Wally Rhines

Watch the video, "A Day in the Life of Wally Rhines"
View Photos from the Reception and Presentation

Articles about Wally Rhines and the Phil Kaufman Award:
  Phil Kaufman Award: My Vote Goes to Wally  (EDA Cafe)
2015 Phil Kaufam Award: Dr. Walden C. Rhines (EDA Cafe)

The EDA Consortium and IEEE Council on EDA wish to thank our generous sponsors for their support of this event. 

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