Accellera Systems Initiative Awards Programs
Nominations for the 2013 Leadership Award are now closed.
2012 Leadership Award Recipient
Congratulations Dennis Brophy, Recipient of the First Accellera Systems Initiative Leadership Award!
It is with our sincere gratitude that we honor you with this award for your significant contribution to the standards community and to the EDA industry.
Dennis is one of the longest serving volunteers in the standards community, contributing actively to creation and promotion of VHDL, Verilog, SystemVerilog, DPCS (Delay and Power Calculation Standard), UPF, UVM, and UCIS. He has also been a vocal participant in IEEE standardization of various EDA projects, including a member of the Board of Governors of IEEE Standards Association and the Corporate Advisory Group (CAG). He has been instrumental in the merger of Accellera and OSCI, and continues to lead the Policies and Procedures (P&P) subcommittee of the Board of Directors of Accellera Systems Initiative. He has always promoted open and collaborative solutions to industry problems, often collaborating with his competitors and his customers.
2013 Technical Excellence Award
Congratulations to Janick Bergeron, recipient of the 2013 Technical Excellence Award! Janick will be recognized at the Accellera-sponsored luncheon at the Design & Verification Conference on February 25, 2013.
"For his outstanding achievements made to the Universal Verification Methodology standardization effort and the many technical advancements he has brought to the field of functional verification methodology."
About the Technical Excellence Award
Accellera Systems Initiative wishes to recognize the outstanding achievements of its Working Group members by selecting an outstanding contributor to our standards development process as a recipient of the Accellera Systems Initiative Technical Excellence Award.
This second annual award recognizes major contributions to the development of Accellera standards. Examples of such contributions may include leadership in standardization of new technologies, assuring achievement of standards development goals, and identifying opportunities to better serve the needs of the industry through standards.
Any member of an Accellera Technical Subcommittee or Working Group is eligible for the award.
Candidates can be nominated by the industry at large and are endorsed and selected by participants in Accellera Systems Initiative Committees.
Nominations must include the following information:
- The candidate's name, email address, and affiliation
- Brief description of the specific achievements that justify the award (supporting documents are optional)
- Why those achievements are important to the industry
- Your name, email address, and affiliation
Nominations are closed for 2013. For more information about our awards programs, contact us.
John Aynsley, a member of the IEEE SystemC Standard Language Working Group, was the recipient of the first annual Technical Excellence Award in 2012 for his contribution to the full span of the SystemC language. He was presented the award by Karen Pieper at the Design & Verification Conference on February 27, 2012.