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!

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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](/eda/research/quantum_simulation/)

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