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Argonne’s Marc Snir Receives 2013 Seymour Cray Award

7652091276_867ec8c819_zParallel computing expert Marc Snir has been named the recipient of this year’s IEEE Computer Society Seymour Cray Computer Engineering Award. Currently Director of the Mathematics and Computer Science division at Argonne National Laboratory, Snir is one of our esteemed Rock Stars of HPC and is currently pursuing research in programming environments for high-performance computing.

One of IEEE Computer Society’s highest awards, the Seymour Cray Computer Engineering Award is presented in recognition of innovative contributions to high-performance computing systems that best exemplify Cray’s creative spirit. The award consists of a crystal memento, a certificate, and a $10,000 honorarium.

An Argonne Distinguished Fellow, AAAS Fellow, ACM Fellow, and IEEE Fellow, Snir has published numerous papers and given many presentations on computational complexity, parallel algorithms, parallel architectures, interconnection networks, parallel languages, libraries, and parallel programming environments.

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