Aart de Geus receives the Kaufman Award

I recently talked about EDA here. Aart de Geus, a European, a Dutch native who studied at EPFL in Lausanne, was just awarded Kaufman Award, the Nobel prize in EDA. One of the articles has been published by EDN News

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Aart de Geus is one the Silicon Valley’s icons. He came to EPFL in 2007 where he made a superb presentation about Synopsys history. >

When, in another interview, he was asked about why the USA, he said Europeans are on a quest as if they could not find in Europe what they are looking for…

Concerning EDA, there is a full chapter in my book where I tried to show that EDA is the perfect illustration of Silicon Valley dynamics, of its ups and downs.

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