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Call for Nominations: The 2015 IEEE TCCA Young Computer Architect Award

by Russ Joseph last modified 2015-01-20 11:44

Submit nominations for the IEEE TCCA Young Computer Architect Award. This award recognizes outstanding research contributions by an individual in the field of Computer Architecture, who received his/her PhD degree within the last 6 years.

The IEEE TCCA Young Computer Architect Award recognizes outstanding research contributions by an individual in the field of Computer Architecture, who received his/her PhD degree within the last 6 years. The Award will be presented at the Awards Banquet at the 2015 International Symposium on Computer Architecture (ISCA). The IEEE Computer Society administers the award.

Eligibility:
The award is open to any individual who has completed his/her PhD degree after March 15, 2009 (within last 6 years). At the discretion of the awards committee, eligibility may be adjusted for documented family-related or medical leaves from employment. The winner of the award will be someone who has made an outstanding, innovative research contribution or contributions to the field of Computer Architecture.

Nomination Solicitation/Process:
Anyone can nominate a candidate (but no self-nominations).
The following information must be provided at the time of nomination:
1.      Name/email of person making the nomination.
2.      Name/email of candidate for whom the award is recommended.
3.      A statement by the nominator (maximum of 500 words long) as to why the nominee deserves the award. As the award is for outstanding contributions in research, the statement and supporting letters should address the contributions and why they are both outstanding and significant.
4.      CV of the candidate.
5.      The names and email addresses of two persons who the nominator has contacted to supply supporting letters.

All materials, including the two supporting letters, should be sent to the Chair of the Selection Committee by March 15, 2015.  The award will be presented at the Awards Banquet of the 42nd International Symposium on Computer Architecture (ISCA) in Portland, OR, in June 13-17, 2015.


Selection Committee:
Lieven Eeckhout (Ghent University) ? Chair (Lieven.Eeckhout@ugent.be)
Steve Keckler (NVIDIA/UT-Austin)
Kunle Olukotun (Stanford University)

Past winners:
2014:   Prof. Engin Ipek, The University of Rochester, in recognition of outstanding research contributions for computer architectures that leverage emerging technologies
2013:   Prof. Luis Ceze, The University of Washington, in recognition of outstanding research contributions for improving multi-core programmability and correctness
2012:   Prof. Karthikeyan Sankaralingam, The University of Wisconsin, in recognition of outstanding contributions in the field of computer architecture in both research and education
2011:   Prof. Onur Mutlu, Carnegie Mellon University, in recognition of outstanding contributions in the field of computer architecture in both research and education


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