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.
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.
The award may be given to any paper that satisfies the following conditions:
For the 2024 award, the paper must have been published between the dates of January 1, 2020 – 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.
Congratulations to the 2022 recipients, Piyush Sao, Xiaoye S. Li, and Richard Vuduc! Learn more about their accomplishments.
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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.
The prize will next be awarded in 2024 at the SIAM Conference on Parallel Processing for Scientific Computing.
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.
Stefan Wild (Chair)Mike GilesMahantesh HalappanavarJoseph SheehanMichela Taufer
Olaf Schenk (Chair) Grey Ballard Laura Grigori Weifeng Liu Lois McInnes
Olaf Schenk (Chair) Umit Catalyurek William D. Gropp Carol Woodward
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