In 2012, HPDC has established an annual achievement award, which will be 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 22nd ACM Symposium on High-Performance Parallel and Distributed Computing (HPDC-22) to be held in New York City, USA, from June 17-21, 2013. The winner should be available to receive the award in person and present an achievement award talk at the HPDC-22 conference.
Nominations for the 2013 AwardCandidates may be nominated by colleagues. Self-nominations are now allowed. A nomination (in the form of a single pdf file) should 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 21, 2013
2013 Award Selection Committee
- Manish Parashar, Rutgers University, USA (co-chair)
- Jon Weissman, University of Minnesota, USA (co-chair)
- Dick Epema, Delft University of Technology, the Netherlands
- Renato Figueiredo, University of Florida, USA
- Ian Foster, University of Chicago and Argonne National Laboratory, USA