IEEE Computer Society

Technical Committee on Computer Architecture (TCCA)

IEEE TCCA Young Computer Architect Award

The IEEE TCCA Young Computer Architect Award recognizes outstanding research contributions by an individual in the field of Computer Architecture. The award is administered by the IEEE Computer Society.

Call For Nominations

Eligibility:

The award is open to any individual who has completed his/her PhD degree after March 15, 2008 (within last 6 years). The winner of the award will be someone who has made an outstanding, innovative research contribution or contributions to Computer Architecture.

Nomination Solicitation/Process:

Anyone can nominate a candidate (but no self-nominations). The following information must be provided at the time of nomination:

1. Name/email of person making the nomination.
2. Name/email of candidate for whom the award is recommended.
3. A statement by the nominator (maximum of 500 words long) as to why the nominee deserves the award. As the award is for outstanding contributions in research, the statement and supporting letters should address the contributions and why they are both outstanding and significant.
4. CV of the candidate.
5. The names and email addresses of 2 persons who the nominator has contacted to supply supporting letters.

All materials, including the 2 supporting letters, should be sent to the TCCA Young Computer Architect Awards chair, Dr. Stephen W. Keckler at skeckler@cs.utexas.edu by March 15, 2014. The award will be presented at ISCA 2014 in Minneapolis, MN.

Previous winners

2013: Prof. Luis Ceze, The University of Washington, in recognition of outstanding research contributions for improving multi-core programmability and correctness.
2012: Prof. Karthikeyan Sankaralingam, The University of Wisconsin, in recognition of outstanding contributions in the field of computer architecture in both research and education.
2011: Prof. Onur Mutlu, Carnegie Mellon University, in recognition of outstanding contributions in the field of computer architecture in both research and education.