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U.S. Contact: Kim Simpao
IEC Congratulates DesignCon 2010 Paper Award Winners
The International Engineering Consortium (IEC) gives recognition to the Paper Award Winners from DesignCon 2010's conference and exhibition
CHICAGO – March 10, 2010 – The International Engineering Consortium today announced the winners of the 2010 DesignCon Paper Awards in recognition for their outstanding contributions to the educational goals of DesignCon 2010.
"We extend our congratulations to the Design Paper Award winners for their hard work and dedication in serving the semiconductor industry," commented IEC president, John Janowiak. "We are fortunate to have witnessed this caliber of expertise throughout the DesignCon educational program."
Winners were chosen from the DesignCon 2010 technical program Paper Award finalists papers. The Technical Program Committee selected the Award papers based on written merit and quality of presentation.
The 2010 DesignCon Paper Award winners include the following individuals in their respective categories:
Andres Takach - Creating C++ IP for High Performance Hardware Implementations of FFTs
Luke Teyssier - Strong Encryption and Correct Design Are Not Enough: Protecting Your Secure System from Side Channel Attacks
Board and System Design
Allen F. Horn III, John W. Reynolds, Patricia A. LaFrance, and James C. Rautio - Effect of Conductor Profile on the Insertion Loss, Phase Constant, and Dispersion in Thin High Frequency Transmission Lines
Kevin Hinckley, Douglas Winterberg, Mike Ballou, Gustavo Blando, Jason R. Miller, Roger Dame, Alexander Nosovitski, Gregory Truhlar, Shelley Begley and Istvan Novak - Introduction and Comparison of an Alternate Methodology for Measuring Loss Tangent of PCB Laminates
Eric Bogatin, Don DeGroot, Colin Warwick and Sanjeev Gupta - Frequency Dependent Material Properties: So What?
Jason R. Miller, Gustavo J. Blando and Istvan Novak - Additional Trace Losses due to Glass-Weave Periodic Loading
High-Speed Design and Test Category
Ransom Stephens and John Calvin - A New Method for Receiver Tolerance Testing Using Crest Factor Emulation
Istvan Novak, Yasuhiro Mori, and Mike Resso - Accuracy Improvements of PDN Impedance Measurements in the Low to Middle Frequency Range
Power and RF Design Category
Shishuang Sun, Larry D Smith and Peter Boyle - On-Chip PDN Noise Characterization and Modeling
Xiaoxiong Gu, Renato Rimolo-Donadio, Zhenwei Yu, Francesco de Paulis, Young H. Kwark, Matteo Cocchini, Mark B. Ritter, Bruce Archambeault, Albert Ruehli, Jun Fan and Christian Schuster - Fast Physics-Based Via and Trace Models for Signal and Power Integrity Co-Analysis
Award winning papers and finalists papers will be featured throughout the year in the DesignCon newsletter and InfoVault, and on-line resourse for the DesignCon community. For more information, visit www.designcon.com, or contact Kim Simpao at firstname.lastname@example.org or +1-773-315-7779.
About the IEC
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