Established in 2009, this prize is awarded to an individual in their early career for contributions in the field of algorithms research and development for parallel scientific and engineering computing.
The SIAM Activity Group on Supercomputing Early Career Prize (SIAG/SC Early Career Prize) is awarded every two years to one individual in their early career for outstanding research contributions in the field of algorithms research and development for parallel scientific and engineering computing in the three calendar years prior to the award year.
The recipient's work must be a significant research contribution to algorithms for parallel computing in science and engineering. At least one of the papers containing this work must be published in English in a peer-reviewed journal or conference proceedings bearing a publication date within the three calendar years prior to the year of the award, though a body of papers may be discussed in the nomination. Moreover, either the recipient must be a graduate student or the paper's publication date must be no more than three (3) calendar years later than the year in which the author received the PhD or equivalent degree. The committee may consider exceptions to the three-years-from PhD rule, for career interruptions or delays occurring, e.g., for childbearing, child rearing, or elder care. The award can be received only once in a lifetime.
For the 2024 award, the paper must have been published between the dates of January 1, 2021 – December 31, 2023. The candidate must have been awarded their PhD no earlier than 2018 or may be a current graduate student.
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The SIAG/SC Early Career Prize includes a certificate containing the citation. As part of the award, the recipient will be invited to give a brief plenary talk 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 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. 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
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