Class of 2019 inductees

We are pleased to announce three inductees to the TCFPGA Hall of Fame for the class of 2019.

1. One member of the Class of 2019 was inducted at the International Symposium on Field-Programmable Gate Arrays in Seaside, USA on February 25th, 2019.

“The Density Advantage of Configurable Computing”
André DeHon.
IEEE Computer, Volume:33 , Issue: 4, pp. 41–49, April 2000. [endorsement]

2. The second member was inducted at the IEEE International Symposium on Field-Programmable Custom Computing Machines in San Diego. USA on April 29, 2019.

“A High-performance Microarchitecture with Hardware-programmable Functional Units”
Rahul Razdan and Michael. D. Smith.
Proceedings of the 27th Annual International Symposium on Microarchitecture, pp. 172–180, Nov/Dec 1994. [endorsement]

3. The third member of the class was inducted at the International Conference on Field-Programmable Logic and Applications in Barcelona, Spain in September 2019.

“Processor reconfiguration through instruction-set metamorphosis”
Peter M. Athanas and Harvey F. Silverman
IEEE Computer, Volume:26, Issue:3, pp 11-18, March 1993. [endorsement]

Class of 2018 inductees

Two members of the Class of 2018 were inducted on February 26, 2018 at the International Symposium on Field-Programmable Gate Arrays.

  • A User Programmable Reconfigurable Logic Array.
    William S. Carter, Khue Duong, Ross H. Freeman, Hung-Cheng Hsieh, Jason Y. Ja, John E. Mahoney, Luan T. Ngo, Shelly L. Sze. Proceedings of the IEEE Custom Integrated Circuits Conference, pp. 233–235, 1986. [endorsement]

  • An Efficient Logic Emulation System.
    Joseph Varghese, Michael Butts, and Jon Batcheller. IEEE Transactions on VLSI Systems, vol. 1, no. 2, pp. 171–174, June 1993. [endorsement]

A third member of the class was inducted at the IEEE Symposium on Field-Programmable Custom Computing Machines on April 30, 2018.

Class of 2017 inductees

We will honor the final two Class of 2017 inductee into the FPGA and Reconfigurable Computing Hall of fame on April 30th at the Retrospective Panel at the International Symposium on Field Programmable Custom Computing Machines.

The Retrospective Panel includes talks from Mark Shand and Stan Williams on these classic works.

We recognized the first Class of 2017 inductee into the FPGA and Reconfigurable Computing Hall of fame on February 23rd at the evening banquet at the International Symposium on Field Programmable Gate Arrays.