Olson gets Marie R. Pistilli Women in Engineering Achievement Award

Janet Olson, vice president of engineering for RTL Synthesis R&D at Synopsys, Inc., has been selected as the recipient of the Marie R. Pistilli Women in Engineering Achievement Award for 2017, the organization said.

Olson has helped enable the world´s top IC suppliers to achieve fast time to market for their digital products. In addition to one of Synopsys´ flagship and largest products, she has been active in engaging and advancing women within the electronic design automation (EDA) industry.

Her work has advanced the field of logic synthesis, resulting in innovative and patented technology to resolve congestion, minimize power/timing/area, and improve routability. Most recently, she led her team to develop and deliver Synopsys Design Compiler Graphical and Explorer solutions.

The Marie R. Pistilli Women in Engineering Achievement Award will be presented to Janet Olson during the 54th DAC General Session Awards presentation, Monday, June 19, 2017 at the Austin Convention Center, Austin, TX.

The Design Automation Conference (DAC) is recognized as the premier event for the design of electronic circuits and systems, and for electronic design automation (EDA) and silicon solutions.