Nomination Deadline:Open and Close Dates: 1 January 2021 - 1 October 2021 - 11:59PM EDT
This award nomination requires a minimum of 3 endorsements.
Established in memory of Charles Babbage in recognition of significant contributions in the field of parallel computation. The candidate would have made an outstanding, innovative contribution or contributions to parallel computation. It is hoped, but not required, that the winner will have also contributed to the parallel computation community through teaching, mentoring, or community service.
This award covers all aspects of parallel computing including computational aspects, novel applications, parallel algorithms, theory of parallel computation, parallel computing technologies, among others.
A certificate and a $1,000 honorarium presented to a single recipient. The winner will be invited to present a paper and/or presentation at the annual IEEE CS International Parallel and Distributed Processing Symposium (IPDPS).
2021 Charles Babbage Award Subcommittee Chair
Marc Snir, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
For contributions to parallel programming, parallel algorithms, and the interface between them.
For contributions to parallel algorithms and scheduling techniques.
For sustained contributions to high-performance computing and distributed systems at the highest level.
For contributions to parallel computation through brilliant technical work, mentoring PhD students, and building an incredibly productive European research environment.