Nominations Sought for IEEE CS Rau Award

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LOS ALAMITOS, Calif., 26 May 2022 – Nominations are now being accepted for the B. Ramakrishna Rau Award which recognizes outstanding, innovative contributions or contributions to microarchitecture, use of novel microarchitectural techniques, or compiler/architecture interfacing.

The B. Ramakrishna Rau Award will be presented “in recognition of substantial contributions in the field of computer microarchitecture and compiler code generation.”

The nomination deadline is 30 June 2022, at 12PM EDT.

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Established in memory of B. Ramakrishna Rau, the award recognizes Rau’s distinguished career in promoting and expanding the use of innovative computer microarchitecture techniques, including his innovation in compiler technology, his leadership in academic and industrial computer architecture, and his extremely high personal and ethical standards.

This award consists of a certificate and a $2,000 honorarium and will be presented at the 55th IEEE/ACM International Symposium on Microarchitecture® to be held during October in Chicago, Illinois.

For the full list of recipients, visit the awards page here.

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