[hpc-announce] Call for Nominations - IEEE TCSC Outstanding PhD Dissertation Award - 2018

Xiaokang Wang wangxiaokang1002 at 163.com
Thu Jul 12 21:42:34 CDT 2018

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Call for Nominations - IEEE TCSC Outstanding PhD Dissertation Award - 2018



The IEEE Technical Committee on Scalable Computing (TCSC) is a technical committee within IEEE Computer Society,

aimed at fostering research and education in scalable computing with applications. The committee solicits nominations of

Outstanding PhD Dissertation Award. Each award includes an award plaque that will be presented at the annual

IEEE ScalCom conference (http://www.smart-world.org/2018/scalcom/) along with a public citation for the award on

the IEEE TCSC website: https://www.ieeetcsc.org/.


The IEEE TCSC Outstanding PhD Dissertation Award is an annual award to recognize candidates that have recently

received a PhD degree for no more than 2 years and have written an outstanding PhD dissertation in the field of the

scalable computing with applications. This award is established to encourage doctoral research that combines theory

and practice or makes in-depth technical contributions, having the potential to contribute to the IEEE TCSC.



Nomination Materials for Outstanding PhD Dissertation Award:

Nominations must be submitted via email to the selection committee chair. A nomination application (as a single PDF file)

must consist of the following materials:


(1) A doctoral dissertation written by the applicant in any language, no more than 2 years prior to the submission deadline.

(2) A summary of the dissertation in English of up to 2 pages in length written by the PhD candidate, highlighting the

     significance of the problem, the technical approach taken, and the application context and potential.

(3) Sample published paper(s) in English based on the dissertation written primarily by the PhD candidate in scientific

     journals, especially IEEE Transactions/Journals.

(4) Listing of all publications by the applicant in the related field.

(5) A letter of recommendation from the applicant’s dissertation advisor that assesses the significance of the research,

     attests to the originality of the work, and comments on the engagement of the applicant in the TCSC field.



Important Dates:

-      Nomination Deadline:  August 15, 2018

-      Results Notification:   August 29, 2018



Award Selection Committee:

- Bernady O. Apduhan, Kyushu Sangyo University, Japan

   bob at is.kyusan-u.ac.jp

- Beniamino Di Martino, Universita' della Campania "Luigi Vanvitelli", Italy

   beniamino.dimartino at unicampania.it

- Didier El Baz, LAAS-CNRS, France

   elbaz at laas.fr

- Hai Jiang (Chair), Arkansas State University, USA

   hjiang at astate.edu



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