Nominations Are Being Sought for Eckert-Mauchly Award
LOS ALAMITOS, Calif., 24 January 2012 – Nominations are being accepted for the Eckert-Mauchly Award, which recognizes high-impact achievements in computer and digital systems architecture.
The Eckert Mauchly Award, co-sponsored by ACM and IEEE Computer Society since 1979, is known as the computer architecture community's most prestigious award. The nomination deadline is 30 March. To make a nomination, visit http://www.computer.org/portal/web/awards/eckert.
The award was named for John Presper Eckert and John William Mauchly, who collaborated on the design and construction of the Electronic Numerical Integrator and Computer (ENIAC), the pioneering large-scale electronic computing machine, which was completed in 1947.
The award comes with a $5,000 prize and will be presented at the 40th International Symposium on Computer Architecture (ISCA), which will be held 23-27 June in Tel Aviv, Israel. To register, visit http://isca2013.eew.technion.ac.il/.
Previous Eckery-Mauchly recipients include Algirdas Avizienis, Gurindar (Guri) S. Sohi, William J. Dally, Joel S. Emer, David A. Patterson, Mateo Valero and others. For the full list of recipients, visit http://www.computer.org/portal/web/awards/eckert.
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