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The ACM SIGMETRICS Rising Star Research Award is given annually to recognize a rising star in our community who demonstrates outstanding potential for research in the field of computer and communication performance. The selection is based on the impact of the candidate's work in the field in creating promising new ideas, paradigms, and tools related to the performance analysis of computer and communication systems, which may be analytical or empirical in nature. Depth and impact are valued over breadth of contribution for this award. The recipient of the ACM SIGMETRICS Rising Star Research award is selected by a committee consisting of four individuals appointed by the SIGMETRICS Executive Committee. The award includes a plaque and a $1000 honorarium or expenses for travel to attend the conference where the award is presented.
Please submit all nominations via email by Friday, March 29, 2019 to [log in to unmask] Please use the name of the nominee as the subject header. The nominator must collect all materials and send them in a single e-mail. You may also submit questions to this email address, or directly to the committee chair, Dan Rubenstein, at [log in to unmask]
Nominations for the award must include:
o Summary of the candidate's research accomplishments (1 page, 11pt font).
o Description of the significance of the candidate’s work and justification for the nomination (2 pages, 11pt font).
o Curriculum vitae of the nominee, including list of publications.
o Three endorsement letters from researchers in the field supporting the nomination. Nominator may write one of these three endorsement letters.
o Copies of up to three of the candidate’s most significant papers.
o A concise statement (one sentence) of the achievement(s) for which the award is being sought.
Rules for Nomination:
o At least one of the three endorsers must be an ACM SIGMETRICS member.
o The nominee must be within 7 years of having attained their PhD.
The nominee can not be any of the following: nominator, member of the ACM SIGMETRICS Executive Committee, or a member of the Rising Star Research Award Committee.
Nominations that do not result in an award can be resubmitted in subsequent years.
An online version of this announcement is
available at http://www.sigmetrics.org/awards.shtml#risingstar. Good luck
The Sigmetrics Rising Star Award Committee:
Leana Golubchik (USC)
Longbo Huang (Tsinghua)
Sewoong Oh (U Washington)
Dan Rubenstein (Columbia University, Chair)
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