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SIAM Activity Group on Supercomputing Best Paper Prize

Established in 2015, the prize is awarded to the author or authors of the most outstanding paper in the field of parallel scientific and engineering computing published in English in a peer-reviewed journal.

Next Call for Nominations Opens: March 1, 2023

Prize Description


Prize Description

The SIAM Activity Group on Supercomputing Best Paper Prize (SIAG/SC Best Paper Prize) is awarded every two years to the author(s) of the most outstanding paper, as determined by the selection committee, in the field of parallel scientific and engineering computing published within the four calendar years preceding the award year.


Eligibility Criteria

The award may be given to any paper that satisfies the following conditions:

  • The paper must be published in the peer-reviewed journal in the four calendar years prior to the nomination deadline.
  • At least one of the authors must be a SIAG/SC member at the time of nomination.
  • The paper must be nominated by at least two individuals, either in the form of two distinct nominations or one nomination package including letters of nomination from two different people.

For the 2024 award, the paper must have been published between the dates of January 1, 2020 â€“ December 31, 2023. At least one of the authors must be a member of the SIAM Activity Group on Supercomputing at the time of nomination, and the paper must be nominated by at least two individuals.


Required Materials

  • Nominator’s letter of recommendation for candidate paper, signed by at least two individuals
  • Bibliographic citation for candidate paper
  • Digital version of the candidate paper (PDF required)

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The 2022 SIAG/Supercomputing Best Paper Prize will be awarded at PP22.

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Prize Information

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Selection Committee

Selection Committee

Chair

Stefan Wild
Argonne National Laboratory

Members

Mike Giles
Oxford University
Mahantesh Halappanavar
Battelle Pacific Northwest Laboratory
Joseph Sheehan
Boeing Company
Michela Taufer
The University of Tennessee

About the Award


About the SIAM Activity Group on Supercomputing Best Paper Prize


The SIAG/SC Best Paper Prize includes a certificate containing the citation. As part of the award, a representative author will be invited to present a plenary lecture at the conference. SIAM will reimburse the recipient for reasonable travel expenses incurred in attending giving the lecture.

Award Date

The prize will next be awarded in 2022 at the SIAM Conference on Parallel Processing for Scientific Computing.


Award Presentation

The Chair of the SIAM Activity Group on Supercomputing and the Chair of the Prize Committee will announce the award at the SIAM Conference on Parallel Processing for Scientific Computing and present the award to the recipient(s). An announcement of the award will appear in SIAM News and the activity group's website.

Prize History



Prize History

Selection Committee

Stefan Wild (Chair)
Mike Giles
Mahantesh Halappanavar
Joseph Sheehan
Michela Taufer

Selection Committee

Olaf Schenk (Chair)
Grey Ballard
Laura Grigori
Weifeng Liu
Lois McInnes

Selection Committee

Olaf Schenk (Chair)
Umit Catalyurek
William D. Gropp
Carol Woodward

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