Best Paper/Poster Award

Karsten Schwan Best Paper Award

Each year, HPDC awards the best paper selected by program chairs based on reviews and discussions among program committee members. Since 2016, the award is named after Karsten Schwan, a long time significant contributer to the field, who has passed away October 11th, 2015.


COS: A Parallel Performance Model for Dynamic Variations in Processor Speed, Memory Speed, and Thread Concurrency
Li, Leon, Cameron

Best Poster Award


GPU I/O Persistence Kernel for Latency Bound Systems
Michele Martinelli & authors

Best Presentation Award


knor: A NUMA-optimized In-memory, Distributed and Semi-external-memory k-means Library Mhembere
Mhembere, Zheng, Priebe, Vogelstein, Burns

Best Reviewer Award


Peter Dinda, Northwestern University, USA