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SIAM Activity Group on Supercomputing Career Prize

Established in 2009, the prize is awarded to a senior researcher for broad and distinguished contributions to the field of algorithms research and development for parallel scientific and engineering computing.

Prize Description


Prize Description

The SIAM Activity Group on Supercomputing Career Prize (SIAG/SC Career Prize) is awarded every two years to one outstanding senior researcher who has made broad and distinguished contributions to the field of algorithms research and development for parallel scientific and engineering computing.


Eligibility Criteria

The prize may be awarded to any scientist who has held a PhD or equivalent degree for at least 15 years. The award can be received only once in a lifetime.

For the 2020 award, the candidate must have been awarded their PhD no later than 2005.


Required Materials

  • Nominator’s letter of recommendation for candidate
  • Candidate's CV
  • Two or three letters of support from experts in the field

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The SIAM Activity Group on Supercomputing Career Prize will be awarded at the SIAM Conference on Parallel Processing for Scientific Computing (PP20) in Seattle, Washington, U.S.

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Selection Committee

Selection Committee

Chair

Sivan Toledo
Tel-Aviv University

Members

Michael Bader
Technical University Munich
Judith Hill
Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Kengo Nakajima
University of Tokyo
Amanda Randles
Duke University

About the Award


About the SIAM Activity Group on Supercomputing Career Prize


The SIAG/SC Career Prize includes a certificate containing the citation. As part of the award, the recipient will be invited to present a plenary lecture at the SIAM Conference on Parallel Processing for Scientific Computing. SIAM will reimburse the recipient for reasonable travel expenses incurred in attending the award ceremony and giving the lecture.

Award Date

The prize will next be awarded in 2020 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 the Parallel Processing for Scientific Computing. An announcement of the award will appear in SIAM News, and on the activity group's website and newsletter.

Prize History



Prize History

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Selection Committee

John R. Gilbert (Chair)
Srinivas Aluru
Peter Arbenz
Lois Curfman McInnes

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Selection Committee

Ali Pinar (Chair)
Peter Arbenz
Jack Dongarra
Xiaoye Sherry Li
Kamesh Madduri

Selection Committee

Jack Dongarra (Chair)
Natalia Alexandrov
David H. Bailey
Martin Berzins
George A. Constantinides

Selection Committee

Michael Heroux (Chair)
Costas Bekas
Pasqua D'Ambra
Victoria E. Howle
Padma Raghavan
Sivan Toledo

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