Nominations Sought for Eckert-Mauchly Award

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LOS ALAMITOS, Calif., 13 February 2019 – Nominations are now 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
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 46th International Symposium on Computer Architecture (ISCA2019) June 22-26, 2019 in Phoenix, AZ. To register, visit
Prof. Susan Eggers of the University of Washington received the 2018 award “for outstanding contributions to simultaneous multithreaded processor architectures and multiprocessor sharing and coherency.” Her acceptance speech was very well received by many. To watch, visit
For the full list of recipients, visit the awards page here.

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