[HPDC-announce] HPDC Achievement Award Call for Nominations

Ioan Raicu iraicu at cs.iit.edu
Mon Mar 31 20:10:33 CDT 2014

      Achievement Award Call for Nominations

      HPDC Achievement Award Call

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.

In selecting the achievement award recipient, the Award Selection 
Committee will place particular emphasis on seminal contributions and a 
sustained record of high-impact in the field.

        Achievement Award Talk

The 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 Award

Candidates 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:

 1. The nominee's current*professional affiliation(s)*.
 2. A brief*citation*(thirty words or less) precisely stating the most
    salient reason(s) why the nominee is qualified for the award.
 3. A description of the*technical contributions*of the nominee and
    their significance and impact.

*Nominations should be sent to*plale at cs.indiana.edu or matei at ece.ubc.ca..

        Important Dates

Nomination 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

The award selection committee is chaired by a member of the HPDC 
steering committee and includes the General Chair(s) and the Program 
Committee Chair(s) of the current HPDC conference, and the previous 
year's award winner. An award committee member cannot be a nominator or 
be selected as the winner.

For more information, see 

Ioan Raicu, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT)
Guest Research Faculty, Argonne National Laboratory (ANL)
Data-Intensive Distributed Systems Laboratory, CS/IIT
Distributed Systems Laboratory, MCS/ANL
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