The Design Automation Standards Committee (DASC) is responsible for the standardization of Design Automation related standards in the IEEE Standards Association. This award is named for Ron Waxman, a founder of the DASC, in recognition of his many years of leadership, and service to IEEE and international standards.
The annual Ron Waxman DASC Meritorious Service Award recognizes commendable accomplishments by DASC members. The DASC Awards Committee calls for nominations and selects the recipient per the DASC Policies and Procedures. The DASC membership confirms the selection.
The nomination form for the 2012 Ron Waxman award can be downloaded here