In 2012, HPDC established an annual achievement award, which is presented to an individual who has made long-lasting, influential contributions to the foundations or practice of the field of high-performance parallel and distributed computing (HPDC). These contributions may include one or more of the following:
- conceptual advances that have influenced the design or operation of HPDC systems or applications;
- innovative techniques or tools for the design or analysis of HPDC systems or applications;
- the design, the implementation, and the deployment of innovative (components of) HPDC systems or applications;
- the analysis of innovative (components of) HPDC systems or applications.
Achievement Award TalkThe award will be presented at the 24th ACM Symposium on High-Performance Parallel and Distributed Computing (HPDC-24) to be held in Portland, Oregon, from June 15-19, 2015. The winner should be available to receive the award in person and present an achievement award talk at the HPDC-24 conference.
Nominations for the 2015 Award (Closed)Candidates may be nominated by colleagues. A nomination (in the form of a single pdf file) should be approximately one page long and contain the following details:
- The nominee's current professional affiliation(s).
- A brief citation (thirty words or less) precisely stating the most salient reason(s) why the nominee is qualified for the award.
- A description of the technical contributions of the nominee and their significance and impact.
Important DatesNomination deadline: March 9th, 2015
2015 Award Selection Committee
- Douglas Thain (Chair), University of Notre Dame, USA
- Thilo Kielmann, VU University Amsterdam, The Netherlands
- Michela Taufer, University of Delaware, USA
- Dean Hildebrand, IBM Research Almaden, USA
- Rich Wolski, University of California, Santa Barbara, USA