Prof. Dr. Franz Josef Rammig, head of the research group "design of distributed embedded systems" at the institute of computer science, university of paderborn, was awarded the EDA-medal for his life’s work in course of the edWorkshop13 in Dresden on May 15th.
Awarded by edacentrum since 2002, the EDA-medal is acknowledges work on the topic of Electronic Design Automation (EDA). It is given to persons that helped to shape EDA-development in Germany and the world over the course of centuries.
Prof. Dr. Franz Josef Rammig is professor for practical computer science at the University of Paderborn since 1983. Since 1993, he is active as an endowed professor at the Heinz Nixdorf Institut (HNI). He is also a member of the board there. With a short break, he was the chairman of C-LAB since its foundation until May 2012 on the side of the University of Paderborn. Furthermore, he was chairman or member of the board in s-lab, PC², the International Graduate School Dynamic Intelligent Systems. He also has a function in many scientific committees. In 2002, he was ordered to the North Rhine-Westphalian Academy of Sciences, Humanities and the Arts as well as 2003 to the German National Academy of Science and Engineering. Rammig had calls to the University of Würzburg and the Technical Unversity of Darmstadt, which he both declined. From 2008 to 2011 he was faculty director of the faculty of electro engineering, computer science and mathematics.