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EDAA Outstanding Dissertations Award 2024

In recognition of the importance of university research to the advancement of design, automation and test, and to encourage young researchers to work in the field, EDAA has established an award for outstanding Ph.D. dissertations in 4 categories:

  • Topic 1 – New directions in systems design methods and tools, simulation and validation, embedded software design and optimization for embedded, cyber-physical, secure and learning systems.
  • Topic 2 – New directions in system-on-chip platforms co-design, novel architectures for future computing in design flows, and power management.
  • Topic 3 – New directions in logic, physical design and CAD for analog/mixed-signal, nano-scale and emerging technologies (such as quantum-, neuromorphic- or biological computing).
  • Topic 4 – New directions in safety, reliability, security-aware hardware design, validation and test

In each category, one award can be given. Each award consists of a 1000 € prize and certificate. The awards will be presented at the DATE 2024 conference, where the awardees need to be present.


Eligible are all Ph.D. dissertations which have been defended in the last 2 years before the submission deadline. The total reporting time should not be more than 6 years since the starting of the PhD that should clearly be stated in the applicant CV.

The nominations must be submitted electronically, exclusively in PDF format, through the following URL address: Nomination deadline is 15 December 2023 at midnight (AOE).

Award Chair

Jan Madsen, Technical University of Denmark, Department of Applied Mathematics and Computer Science and EDAA Board member. Email: jamaatdtu [dot] dk

Download the detailed call for nominations here:…

About EDAA

EDAA is a non-profit association. Its purpose is to operate for educational, scientific and technical purposes for the benefit of the international electronics design and design automation community. The Association, in the field of design and design automation of electronic circuits and systems, promotes a series of high quality technical international conferences and workshops across Europe and cooperates actively to maintain harmonious relationships with other national and international technical societies and groups promoting the purpose of the Association. EDAA is the main sponsor of DATE, the premier Design, Automation and Test Conference in Europe.

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