Stuart Sutherland Best Paper & Best Poster Award Recipients

Thank you for participating in the technical paper and poster sessions.

Attendee votes have determined our Best Paper and Best Poster Award recipients.


Stuart Sutherland Best Poster Award

1st Place

  • Improving Software Testing Speed by 100X With SystemC Virtualization in IoT Devices
    • David Barahona, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway
    • Motaz Thiab, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway
    • Isael Diaz, Nordic Semiconductor, Norway
    • Joakim Urdahl, Nordic Semiconductor, Norway
    • Milica Orlandic, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway

2nd Place

  • Automated Traceability of Requirements in the Design and Verification Process of Safety-Critical Mixed-Signal Systems
    • Gabriel Pachiana, Fraunhofer IIS/EAS, Germany
    • Maximilian Grundwald, Fraunhofer IIS/EAS, Germany
    • Thomas Markwirth, Fraunhofer IIS/EAS, Germany
    • Christoph Sohrmann, Fraunhofer IIS/EAS, Germany

3rd Place

  • Preventing Glitch Nightmares on CDC Paths: the Three Witches
    • Jian-Hua Yan, MediaTek Inc., China
    • ​​​​​Ping Yeung, Siemens EDA
    • Stewart Li, Siemens EDA
    • Sulabh-Kumar Khare, Siemens EDA


Stuart Sutherland Best Paper Award


  • Formal Verification Experiences: Spiral Refinement Methodology for Silicon Bug Hunt
    • Ping Yeung, Mark Eslinger, Siemens EDA
    • Jin Hou, Siemens EDA


  • Advanced UVM, Multi-Interface, Reactive Stimulus Techniques
    • Clifford Cummings, Paradigm Works, United States
    • Stephen Donofrio, Paradigm Works, United States
    • Jeff Wilcox, Paradigm Works, United States
    • Heath Chambers, HMC Design Verification, United States


  • Open-Source Framework for Co-Emulation Using PYNQ
    • Ioana Catalina Cristea, Amiq Consulting, Romania
    • Dragos Dospinescu, Amiq Consulting, Romania