Dr. Alberto Sangiovanni-Vincentelli and Dr. Andrea Goldsmith named 2024 Silicon Valley Engineering Hall of Fame Inductees by Silicon Valley Engineering Council, recognizing their transformative impact on engineering.
PALO ALTO, CA, February 06, 2024 /24-7PressRelease/ — The Silicon Valley Engineering Council (SVEC) is honored to announce Dr. Alberto Sangiovanni-Vincentelli and Dr. Andrea Goldsmith as the distinguished 2024 inductees into the Silicon Valley Engineering Hall of Fame. Their induction, celebrated at the 33rd Annual SVEC Hall of Fame Awards Ceremony, is a testament to their significant contributions and lasting impact on the fields of engineering and technology.
Dr. Alberto Sangiovanni-Vincentelli, a professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (EECS) at UC Berkeley, stands as a cornerstone in the field of Electronic Design Automation (EDA). His groundbreaking works have been vital in evolving the landscape of modern integrated circuits and cyber-physical systems. As a co-founder of Cadence Design Systems and Synopsys, Dr. Sangiovanni-Vincentelli has been pivotal in transitioning chip design to an automated, high-efficiency process. His work, recognized by the IEEE/RSE James Clerk Maxwell Medal and the BBVA Frontiers of Knowledge Award, exemplifies unparalleled commitment to advancing technology.
Dr. Andrea Goldsmith, the Dean of Engineering and Applied Science at Princeton University and a former professor at Stanford, has propelled forward the realms of wireless communications and information theory. Her pioneering research has laid the foundation for modern wireless systems, enhancing global interconnectivity and technological integration. Dr. Goldsmith’s illustrious career is marked by roles as founder of Plume WiFi and Quantenna, alongside influential positions on the boards of Intel, Medtronic, and Crown Castle Inc. Her achievements have garnered her prestigious accolades, including the Marconi Prize and the IEEE Education Medal, celebrating her as a visionary in engineering.
The induction of Drs. Sangiovanni-Vincentelli and Goldsmith into the Hall of Fame is not only a celebration of their individual achievements but also an acknowledgment of their collaborative efforts to foster innovation and mentor the next generation of engineers. Their work exemplifies the core values of SVEC, which aims to promote engineering excellence and inspire future technological leaders.
The Silicon Valley Engineering Council, since its inception in 1989, has dedicated itself to supporting the engineering community and advocating for technological advancement through education and outreach. Representing over 60,000 engineers, scientists, and technologists, SVEC remains committed to highlighting significant contributions to the field of engineering.
For more information on the achievements of the 2024 Hall of Fame inductees and upcoming SVEC initiatives, please visit SVEC’s website.
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