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 23nd ACM Symposium on High-Performance Parallel and Distributed Computing (HPDC-23) to be held in Vancouver, Canada, from June 23-27, 2014. The winner should be available to receive the award in person and present an achievement award talk at the HPDC-23 conference.
Nominations for the 2014 AwardCandidates 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: April 7th, 2014
2014 Award Selection Committee
- Douglas Thain, University of Notre Dame
- Beth Plale, Indiana University
- Matei Ripeanu, The University of British Columbia
- Franck Cappello, Argonne National Lab and INRIA
- Dongyan Xu, Purdue University
- Miron Livny, University of Wisconsin