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.
- 2016: Jack Dongarra, University of Tennessee, USA
- 2015: Ewa Deelman, University of Southern California, USA
- 2014: Rich Wolski, UC Santa Barbara, USA
- 2013: Miron Livny, University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA
- 2012: Ian Foster, University of Chicago and Argonne National Laboratory, USA
Achievement Award TalkThe award will be presented at the 26th ACM Symposium on High-Performance Parallel and Distributed Computing (HPDC-26) to be held in Washington D.C., United States, from June 26-30, 2017. The winner should be available to receive the award in person and present an achievement award talk at the HPDC-26 conference.
Nominations for the 2017 AwardCandidates may nominate a colleague by sending a letter in PDF form to email@example.com. The letter of nomination should be about one page and contain:
- 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: Monday, March 13th, 2017
2017 Award Selection Committee
- Jack Dongarra
- Howie Huang
- Adriana Iamnitchi
- Alexandru Iosup
- Douglas Thain
- Jon Weissman