IEEE-CS Charles Babbage Award

In Recognition of Significant Contributions in the Field of Parallel Computing

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Charles Babbage - wikipedia source

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.  
 
Nomination Deadline:  15 October 2017
 
The award nomination requires a minimum of 3 endorsements.
 
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).
 
The IPDPS conference originated in 1986 as an activity of the Orange County (California) Chapter of the IEEE Computer Society Chapter. The founders of the first International Parallel Processing Symposium (IPPS) were primarily engineers from the semiconductor field and academics interested in computer architecture and high performance processing, looking to solve problems of computation through architectural and software innovation.
 

 

Past Award Recipients

2015 - Alan Edelman
 
2014 - Peter Kogge
 
2013 - James Demmel
 
2012 - Chris Johnson
 
2011 - Jack Dongarra
 
2010 - Burton Smith
 
2009 - Wen-Mei Hwu
 
2008 - Joel Saltz
 
2007 - Mike Flynn
 
2006 - Bill Dally
 
2005 - Yale N. Patt
 
2004 - Christos Papadimitriou
 
2003 - Michel Cosnard
 
2002 - Steve Wallach
 
2001 - Thomson Leighton
 
2000 - Michael O. Rabin
 
1999 - K. Mani Chandy
 
1998 - Jim Gray
 
1997 - Frances Allen
 
1995 - Richard Karp
 
1994 - Arvind
 
1993 - K. Mani Chandy
 
1992 - David Kuck
 
1991 - Harold Stone
 
1990 - H.T. Kung
 
1989 - Irving S. Reed
 

 

2017 Charles Babbage Subcommittee Chair

Viktor Prasanna

USC University of Southern California

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Next Deadline for 2018 nominations: 15 October 2017

 

 

 

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