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.
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.
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 2022 award, the candidate must have been awarded their PhD no later than 2007.
Congratulations to the 2020 winner, Steve Plimpton, who received the award at PP20 in Seattle, Washington. Learn more about his accomplishments.
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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.
The prize will next be awarded in 2022 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 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.
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John R. Gilbert (Chair) Srinivas Aluru Peter Arbenz Lois Curfman McInnes
Ali Pinar (Chair) Peter Arbenz Jack Dongarra Xiaoye Sherry Li Kamesh Madduri
Jack Dongarra (Chair) Natalia Alexandrov David H. Bailey Martin Berzins George A. Constantinides
Michael Heroux (Chair) Costas Bekas Pasqua D'Ambra Victoria E. Howle Padma Raghavan Sivan Toledo
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