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Ian Foster to Receive ACM-IEEE CS Ken Kennedy Award

New York, Sept. 7, 2022 – ACM, the Association for Computing Machinery and IEEE Computer Society have named Ian Foster, a Professor at the University of Chicago and Division Director at Argonne National Laboratory, as the recipient of the 2022 ACM-IEEE CS Ken Kennedy Award. The Ken Kennedy Award recognizes pathbreaking achievements in parallel (high performance) computing. Foster is cited […]

OLCF’S HPC Systems Engineer Bing Xie Wins IEEE Early Career Award

Bing Xie, a high-performance computing systems engineer for the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility, has received the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Computer Society’s Early Career Researchers Award for excellence in high-performance computing, or HPC. The award recognizes outstanding, influential and potentially long-lasting HPC contributions. Xie received her Ph.D. in computer science from Duke University […]

Digital Twin Consortium and Object Management Group to Discuss Space Mission IT Challenges at IEEE Conference

Boston – July 15, 2021 – Digital Twin Consortium and Object Management Group (OMG) announced they will present mini-workshops during the 8th IEEE International Conference on Space Mission Challenges for Information Technology (SMC-IT 2021), which runs virtually from July 26-30, 2021. Space missions are leveraging digital twins for many applications, from in-space additive manufacturing to using augmented reality in microgravity […]

May 1 Deadline ACM–IEEE-CS George Michael Memorial HPC Fellowship

Nominations are open (link to form is below) for the ACM–IEEE-CS George Michael Memorial HPC Fellowship, which honors exceptional PhD students throughout the world whose research focus is on high-performance computing applications, networking, storage, or large-scale data analysis using the most powerful computers available. The awards are presented each November at the annual SC Conference, […]

Georgia Tech’s Vivek Sarkar Wins 2020 ACM-IEEE CS Ken Kennedy Award

The Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) and IEEE Computer Society (IEEE CS) have named Vivek Sarkar of Georgia Institute of Technology winner of the 2020 ACM/IEEE CS Ken Kennedy Award. Sarkar is recognized for “foundational technical contributions to the area of programmability and productivity in parallel computing, as well as leadership contributions to professional service, mentoring, […]

Call for Papers: SCALE 2020 Scalable Computing Challenge for Cash Prizes

The IEEE International Scalable Computing Challenge (SCALE 2020) has issued its Call for Papers. “Are you doing real-world problem-solving using computing that scales? Want to win $1000 or $500? Submit a whitepaper to 13th IEEE International Scalable Computing Challenge (SCALE 2020) by Feb 5, 2020. Finalists must register, present & demo at CCGrid 2020.”

Jack Dongarra to Receive 2020 IEEE Computer Pioneer Award

Dr. Jack Dongarra from the University of Tennessee has been named to receive the IEEE Computer Society’s 2020 Computer Pioneer Award. “The award is given for significant contributions to early concepts and developments in the electronic computer field, which have clearly advanced the state-of-the-art in computing. Dongarra is being recognized “for leadership in the area of high-performance mathematical software.”

Geoffrey C. Fox to receive Ken Kennedy Award at SC19

Today ACM/IEEE named Geoffrey C. Fox of Indiana University Bloomington as the recipient of the 2019 ACM-IEEE CS Ken Kennedy Award. “Fox was cited for foundational contributions to parallel computing methodology, algorithms and software, and data analysis, and their interfaces with broad classes of applications. The award will be presented at SC19 in Denver.”

Julia Computing Chief Scientist Alan Edelman Wins Prestigious IEEE Sidney Fernbach Award

Alan Edelman, professor of applied mathematics at MIT, has been selected to receive the 2019 IEEE  Sidney Fernbach Award. Edelman was cited for “for outstanding breakthroughs in high-performance computing, linear algebra, and computational science and for contributions to the Julia programming language. The award will be presented to Edelman at the SC19 awards plenary session on November 19 in Denver.

Call for Papers: Hot Interconnects Conference in Silicon Valley

The Hot Interconnects conference has issued its Call for Papers. The event takes place August 14-16 in Silicon Valley. “Hot Interconnects is the premier international forum for researchers and developers of state-of-the-art hardware and software architectures and implementations for interconnection networks of all scales, ranging from multi-core on-chip interconnects to those within systems, clusters, datacenters and Clouds. This yearly conference is attended by leaders in industry and academia. The atmosphere provides for a wealth of opportunities to interact with individuals at the forefront of this field.”