IEEE Computer Society Call for High Performance Computing Award Nominations

IEEE Computer Society
Published 02/08/2023
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LOS ALAMITOS, Calif., 08 February 2023 – The IEEE Computer Society seeks nominations for its high-performance computing (HPC) awards, which include the Seymour Cray Computer Engineering Award and the Sidney Fernbach Memorial Award.

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Seymour Cray Computer Engineering Award  – The Seymour Cray Award recognizes innovative contributions to high-performance computing systems that best exemplify the creative spirit demonstrated by Seymour Cray. The award consists of a crystal memento and an honorarium of $10,000. This award requires three endorsements and is sponsored by the IEEE Computer Society.  The nomination deadline is 30 June 2023.

Sidney Fernbach Award  – The Sidney Fernbach Memorial Award, which consists of a certificate and a $2,000 honorarium, is presented annually to an individual for “an outstanding contribution in the application of high-performance computers using innovative approaches.” This award requires three endorsements and is sponsored by the IEEE Computer Society.   The nomination deadline is 30 June 2023.

ACM/IEEE CS Ken Kennedy Award  – A certificate and $5,000 honorarium are awarded jointly by ACM and the IEEE Computer Society for outstanding contributions to programmability or productivity in high-performance computing together with significant community service or mentoring contributions. This award requires two endorsements and is co-sponsored by the IEEE Computer Society and ACM.    The nomination deadline is 30 June 2023.

The IEEE Computer Society’s prestigious awards program recognizes both technical achievement and service to the Society, honoring outstanding innovations as well as leaders in technology.

Nominate a worthy colleague for international recognition. Information for all awards and past winners is available at IEEE Computer Society Awards and Nominations, as well as IEEE Computer Society’s nominations platform.

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