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2021 - THOMAS LEE
Professor of Electrical Engineering, Stanford University, Stanford, CA USA
“For pioneering CMOS technology for highperformance wireless circuits and systems.”

2020 - MARTIN HASLER
Honorary Professor, Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne, Vaud, Switzerland
“For fundamental contributions to nonlinear circuit theory and nonlinear dynamics”

2019 - KENNETH MARTIN
President, Granite SemiCom Inc., Toronto, Canada
“For contributions to analog, mixed-signal, and digital integrated circuits, and outstanding leadership in microelectronics education and research and development.”

2018 - ALAN N. WILLSON, JR.
Charles P. Reames Professor Emeritus, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California
“For fundamental contributions to the theory and design of nonlinear circuits and signal processing systems."

2017 - MARCEL PELGROM
Consultant, Pelgrom Consult, Helmond, The Netherlands
“For seminal contributions to systematic analysis of random offsets in semiconductor devices and their impact on circuits”

2016 - P.P. VAIDYANATHAN
Professor, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA, USA
"For fundamental contributions to digital signal processing.”

2015 – YOSIRO OONO (LFIEEE)
Professor Emeritus, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
“For fundamental contributions to the foundation of classical circuit theory.”

2014 - CHUNG LAUNG LIU (FIEEE)
Professor, Computer Science Department, National Tsing Hua University, Hsinchu, Taiwan
“For seminal, long-lasting contributions to design automation for circuits and systems.”

2013 - SANJIT KUMAR MITRA
University of California, Santa Barbara and University of Southern California
"For fundamental contributions to filter design and signal processing."

2012 - RONALD A. ROHRER
Vice President, Advanced R&D (Retired)
Cadence Design Systems
Bend, OR, USA

"For fundamental contributions to circuit simulation, circuit design optimization and electronic design automation."

2011 - CHARLES A. DESOER (LFIEEE)
Professor Emeritus (Deceased)
University of California, Berkeley,
Berkeley, CA, USA

“For crucial conceptual research contributions to the behavior and the use of electrical circuits and systems.”

2010 - HITOSHI WATANABE (LF'IEEE)
Professor Emeritus, Dept of Information Systems Science
Soka University
Tokyo, Japan

"For pioneering contributions to filter design theory and computer-aided circuit design."

2009 - ERNEST S. KUH
William S. Floyd, Jr. Professor Emeritus in Engineering
University of California
Berkeley, CA, USA

“For outstanding contributions to theory and practice in circuits and systems and for pioneering work in electronics design automation.”

2008 - ALFRED FETTWEIS
Professor Emeritus
Lehrstuhl fuer Nachrichtentechnik
Ruhr-Universitaet
Bochum, Germany

“For sustained contributions to circuits, systems, and signal processing, especially his seminal work on wave digital filters”

2007 - YANNIS P. TSIVIDIS
Charles Batchelor Memorial Professor of Electrical Engineering
Columbia University
New York, NY

"For contributions to circuits and MOS device modeling"

2006 - GABOR TEMES
School of EECS
Oregon State University
Corvallis, OR

"For fundamental contributions to analog signal processing techniques."

2005 - LEON CHUA
Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences
University of California
Berkeley, CA

"For seminal contributions to the foundation of nonlinear circuit theory, and for inventing Chua's Circuit and Cellular Networks, each spawning a new research area."