Philip A. Kaufman

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Philip A. Kaufman[1] (Phil Kaufman) (1942 – July 17, 1992[2][3]) was an American engineer, the namesake of the Phil Kaufman Award, a prestigious award in the electronic design automation (EDA) industry.

He was president and CEO of Quickturn Systems, ex-chief of Silicon Compiler Systems. He died unexpectedly on his business trip to Japan in 1992.[2]


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  2. ^ a b Morrison, Gale (November 1, 1999). "Hugo De Man Wins Kaufman Award". Electronic News. Archived from the original on 2001-02-27.
  3. ^ "About Phil Kaufman". EDA Consortium. Archived from the original on 2015-05-18. Retrieved 2015-05-09.