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The IEEE Donald O. Pederson Award in Solid-State Circuits
is a Technical Field Award of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers is a non-profit professional association headquartered in New York City that is dedicated to advancing technological innovation and excellence...
(IEEE). It was previously called the IEEE Solid-State Circuits Award
. In November 2005 the award was renamed to honor Donald O. Pederson. He was one of the co-founders of the IEEE Solid-State Circuits Council, and was a driving force behind the initiation of the IEEE Journal of Solid-State Circuits.
Recipients of this award receive a bronze medal, a certificate and an honorarium.
This award is given for "outstanding contributions to solid-state circuits, as exemplified by benefit to society, enhancement to technology, and professional leadership". The award may be presented to an individual, or a team of up to three people.
The following people received this award as the IEEE Donald O. Pederson Award in Solid-State Circuits
- 2012: Behzad Razavi
Behzad Razavi is an Iranian-American professor and researcher of electrical and electronic engineering. Noted for his research in communications circuitry, Razavi is the director of the Communication Circuits Laboratory at the University of California Los Angeles. He is a Fellow and a...
- 2011: Willy Sansen
- 2010: Takayasu Sakurai
- 2009: Teresa H. Meng
- 2008: Asad A. Abidi
- 2007: Hugo De Man
- 2006: Mark A. Horowitz
The following people received this award as the IEEE Solid-State Circuits Award
- 2005: Bruce A. Wooley
- 2004: Eric A. Vittoz
- 2003: Daniel W. Dobberpuhl
Daniel "Dan" W. Dobberpuhl is an electrical engineer in the United States who led several teams of microprocessor designers.- Background :...
- 2002: Ping-Keung Ko
- 2002: Chenming Calvin Hu
- 2001: No Award
- 2000: Hung-Fai (Stephen) Law
- 2000: Robert H. Krambeck
- 1999: Kensall D. Wise
- 1998: Nicky C. Lu
- 1997: Robert W. Brodersen
Robert W. Brodersen is a notable professor of electrical engineering, now emeritus, and a founder of the Berkeley Wireless Research Center at the University of California, Berkeley....
- 1996: Rudy J. van de Plassche
- 1995: Lewis M. Terman
- 1994: Paul R. Gray
- 1993: Kiyoo Itoh
- 1992: Barrie Gilbert
Barrie Gilbert was born in 1937 in Bournemouth, England. He is well-known for his invention of numerous analog circuit concepts, holding over 100 patents worldwide, and for the discovery of the Translinear Principle and a class of related topologies loosely referred to as the Gilbert cell, one of...
- 1991: Frank Wanlass
Frank Marion Wanlass was an electrical engineer. He obtained his PhD from the University of Utah. He invented CMOS logic circuits in 1963 while working at Fairchild Semiconductor. He was given U.S. patent #3,356,858 for "Low Stand-By Power Complementary Field Effect Circuitry" in 1967...
- 1990: Toshiaki Masuhara
- 1989: James D. Meindl
James D. Meindl is director of the Joseph M. Pettit Microelectronics Research Center, director of the Marcus Nanotechnology Research Center, and Pettit Chair Professor of Microelectronics at the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta, Georgia...