A. Richard Newton
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Dean of the College of Engineering, and Roy W. Carlson Professor of Engineering, University of California, Berkeley

Over the past 25 years, Newton has received numerous awards for his research and teaching. Most recently, he received the 2003 Phil Kaufman Award for his research and entrepreneurial contributions to the electronic design automation industry.

In addition to his academic work, Newton has helped to found a number of design technology companies. He also serves on the Board of Trustees for the Anita Borg Institute for Women and Technology. He is a Member of the ACM, Fellow of the IEEE, and a member of the National Academy of Engineering.

Newton received the B. Eng. and M.Eng.Sci degrees from the University of Melbourne, Australia, in 1973 and 1975 respectively, and his Ph.D. from the University of California at Berkeley in 1978. He joined the faculty at Berkeley in 1979. He died in January 2007.


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