Contact

Johannes Kepler University Linz
Integrated Circuit and System Design
Univ.-Prof. Dr. Robert Wille
Altenberger Straße 69 | SCP3 0405
4040 Linz | Austria
robert.wille@jku.at
Tel: +43 732 2468 4739

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Awards

This page provides an (incomplete) list of awards and special recognitions our work received in the recent past. We are greatly indebted to all people and organizations who provided us with these honors!

October 2020
Best Paper Award
for the paper “An Efficient Methodology for Mapping Quantum Circuits to the IBM QX Architectures” published at IEEE Transactions on Computer-Aided Design of Integrated Circuits and Systems
by A. Zulehner, A. Paler, and R. Wille

July 2020
Candidate for the Best Paper Award
for the paper “Bail on Balancing: An Alternative Approach to the Physical Design of Field-coupled Nanocomputing Circuits” published at IEEE Computer Society Annual Symposium on VLSI (ISVLSI) conference
by M. Walter, R. Wille, F. Sill Torres, and R. Drechsler

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July 2020
Best Poster Award
for the Young Student Fellow Program presentation “Decision Diagrams for Quantum Computing” at the Design Automation Conference (DAC)
awarded to Stefan Hillmich

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April 2020
EDAA Outstanding Dissertation Award
given by the given by the European Design and Automation Association (EDAA)
for the dissertation “Design Automation for Quantum Computing”
awarded to Alwin Zulehner

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November 2019
Award of Excellence
given by the Austrian Ministry of Education
for the dissertation “Designing Droplet Microfluidic Networks: A Toolbox for Designers”
awarded to Andreas Grimmer

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November 2019
Winner of SRC@ICCAD
the ACM Student Research Competition at ICCAD
awarded to Stefan Hillmich

November 2019
Candidate for the ‘Best Paper Award’
for the paper “How to Efficiently Handle Complex Values? Implementing Decision Diagrams for Quantum Computation” published at the International Conference on Computer Aided Design (ICCAD)
by A. Zulehner, S. Hillmich, and R. Wille

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October 2019
KlarText Preis
given by the Klaus Tschira Foundation for the article “Ein ganzes Labor auf einem Chip”
to Andreas Grimmer

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October 2019
IBM Quantum Challenge 2019
3rd Place awarded to Hartwig Bauer, Lukas Burgholzer, and Stefan Hillmich

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September 2019
JKU Early Research Achievement Award
awarded to Andreas Grimmer

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September 2019
JKU Early Research Achievement Award
awarded to Alwin Zulehner

July 2019
Best Research Demo Award
for the demo “fiction: Electronic Design Automation for Field-coupled Nanocomputing Circuits” presented at the IEEE Computer Society Annual Symposium on VLSI (ISVLSI)
awarded to M. Walter, R. Wille, F.Sill Torres, D. Grosse, and R. Drechsler

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June 2019
Under-40 Innovators Award
awarded to Robert Wille

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June 2019
Best Poster Award
for the PhD Forum presentation “Design Automation for Quantum Computing” at the Design Automation Conference (DAC)
awarded to Alwin Zulehner

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March 2019
Best Poster Award
for the PhD Forum presentation “Designing Droplet Microfluidic Networks: A Toolbox for Designers” at the Design, Automation and Test in Europe (DATE) conference
awarded to Andreas Grimmer

March 2019
Candidate for the ‘Best Paper Award’
for the paper “Better Late Than Never: Verification of Embedded Systems After Deployment” published at the Design, Automation and Test in Europe (DATE) conference
by M. Ring, F. Bornebusch, C. Lüth, R. Wille, and R. Drechsler

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January 2019
Best Poster Award
for the PhD Forum presentation “Design Automation for Quantum Computing” at the Asia and South Pacific Design Automation Conference (ASP-DAC)
awarded to Alwin Zulehner

January 2019 Candidate for the ‘Best Paper Award’
for the paper “A Staircase Structure for Scalable and Efficient Synthesis of Memristor-Aided Logic” published at the Asia and South Pacific Design Automation Conference (ASP-DAC)
by A. Zulehner, K. Datta, I. Sengupta, and R. Wille

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September 2018
UBIT Award
given by the Upper Austrian Economic Chamber
to Berislav Klepic

August 2018
IBM QISKit Developer Challenge
Winner

June 2018
OCG Incentive Award
awarded to Andreas Grimmer

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March 2018
Google Research Award
for our work on simulation of quantum computations

September 2017
Candidate for the ‘Best Paper Award’
for the paper “Advanced Load Balancing for SPH Simulations on Multi-GPU Architectures” published at the High Performance Extreme Computing Conference (HPEC)
by K. Verma, K. Szewc, and R. Wille