Accellera Technical Excellence Award

Congratulations Richard Weber, Recipient of the 2018 Technical Excellence Award

Richard Weber, Recipient of the 2018 Technical Excellence AwardRichard Weber is the recipient of the seventh annual Accellera Technical Excellence Award. He was presented the award at DVCon U.S. on Monday, February 26th during the Accellera Day luncheon.

Mr. Weber has been a member of Accellera for more than 10 years and has participated in multiple working groups. He was recognized for his technical contributions in helping to drive register descriptions among multiple working groups including SystemRDL, IP-XACT and UVM.

“Richard has been a motivating force in helping to align register descriptions across different standards among multiple working groups within Accellera,” said Martin Barnasconi, Accellera Technical Committee Chair. “His achievements are extremely valuable, and he has been a key part of the evolution of SystemRDL, IP-XACT and UVM standardization. With Richard’s dedication, keen technical insight and leadership, register descriptions are now well aligned across these standards.”

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About the Technical Excellence Award

Accellera Systems Initiative wishes to recognize the outstanding achievements of its working group members by selecting outstanding contributors to our standards development process as recipients of the Accellera Systems Initiative Technical Excellence Award.

This annual award recognizes major contributions to the development of Accellera standards. Examples of such contributions may include leadership in standardization of new technologies, assuring achievement of standards development goals, and identifying opportunities to better serve the needs of the community through standards.

The recipient of the Technical Excellence Award is recognized at DVCon U.S.


Any member of an Accellera Working Group is eligible for the award.

Candidates can be nominated by Working Group chairs and are endorsed and selected by participants of the Accellera Technical Excellence Award Committee, which is a subcommittee of the Technical Committee.

Nominations must include the following information:

  • The candidate's name, email address, and affiliation
  • Brief description of the specific achievements that justify the award (supporting documents are optional)
  • Why those achievements are important to the industry
  • Your name, email address, and affiliation

For more information about our awards programs, contact us.

Past Recipients