CNSI member Jason Cong receives the “Global Industry Leader” award from ChipEx’2023

Jason Cong, UCLA Distinguished Professor of Computer Science and member of the California NanoSystems Institute, has received the “Global Industry Leader” Award from ChipEx’2023. The award is given for “groundbreaking research and development which revolutionized electronic design automation and FPGA design methods, for co-founding several chip design related companies, and for teaching hundreds of UCLA students, many of them who now hold influential roles in the semiconductor industry.”

The award was presented on May 8 in Tel Aviv, Israel at ChipEx, the largest annual conference dedicated to the Israeli Semiconductor Industry. Previous recipients of the “Global Industry Leader” Award include global leaders in the semiconductor industry, such as Irwin Jacobs, Co-founder of Qualcomm and Henry Samueli, Co-founder of Broadcom.