[hpc-announce] CALL FOR NOMINATIONS | IEEE CS TCHPC Award for Early Career Researchers | due Aug 15

Vetter, Jeffrey S. vetter at ornl.gov
Thu Aug 3 11:45:24 CDT 2017

			*** due August 15 ***

The IEEE Computer Society TCHPC Award for Excellence for Early Career
Researchers in High Performance Computing, sponsored by the IEEE
Computer Society Technical Consortium on High Performance Computing
(TCHPC) and its member Technical Committees, Technical Committee on
Parallel Process (TCPP) and Technical Committee on Computer
Communications (TCCC), recognizes up to 3 individuals who have made
outstanding, influential, and potentially long-lasting contributions
in the field of high performance computing within 5 years of receiving
their PhD degree as of January 1 of the year of the award.

NOMINATIONS: A candidate must be nominated by member(s) of the
community. An individual may nominate at most one candidate for this
award. The nomination must be submitted via email to
tchpc-awards at computer.org. A nomination application (as a single PDF
file) should contain the following details:

1.  Name/email of person making the nomination (self-nominations are
    not eligible)
2.  Name/email of candidate for whom the award is recommended
3.  A statement by the nominator (maximum of 500 words) as to why the
    nominee is highly deserving of the award. Note that since the award
    is for outstanding contributions, the statement and supporting
    letters should address what the contributions are and why they are
    both outstanding and significant. The nomination should also list
    the names and email of up to 3 persons who have provided letters
    supporting the nomination.
4.  CV of the nominee
5.  Up to three letters of support from persons other than the nominator
    - these should be collected by the nominator and included in
    the nomination.


-   Nomination Deadline:   August 15, 2017 AoE
-   Notification:   September 15, 2017

AWARD SELECTION COMMITTEE: The award selection committee consists of:

-   Sadaf Alam, Swiss National Supercomputing Centre, Switzerland
-   Srinivas Aluru, Georgia Institute of Technology, USA
-   Tracy Camp, Colorado School of Mines, USA
-   Naoya Maruyama, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, USA
-   Ilkay Altintas, San Diego Supercomputer Center, USA
-   Seyong Lee, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, USA
-   Kengo Nakajima, University of Tokyo, Japan
-   Jeffrey Vetter, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, USA (chair)

Note that members of the selection committee cannot be nominators or
provide support letters.

AWARD & PRESENTATION NOTE: Awardees will be presented a plaque and
will be recognized by IEEE Computer Society TCPP and TCCC websites,
newsletters and archives. The awards will be presented at the SC17
conference that will be held in Denver, CO, USA during November 12 -
17, 2017. Details of the conference can be found at

For more information, please send email to tchpc-awards at computer.org.

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Jeffrey Vetter | +1(865)356-1649 | http://ft.ornl.gov/~vetter

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