Dear Colleagues:

Call for Nominations - IEEE TCSC Award for Excellence for Early Career Researchers - 2021

The IEEE TCSC (Technical Committee on Scalable Computing) Award for Excellence in Scalable  Computing (Early Career Researchers) recognizes up to 5 individuals who have made outstanding, influential, and potentially long-lasting contributions in the field of scalable computing. Typically the candidates are within 5 years of receiving their PhD degree as of January 01 of the year of the award.

A candidate may be nominated by members of the community.An individual may nominate at most one candidate for this award. Nomination must be submitted via email to the selection committee chair. 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 both on excellence and in relation to IEEE TCSC.
4. CV of the nominee;
5. Up three support letters from persons other than the nominator – these should be collected by the nominator and included in the nomination. Members of selection committee cannot be nominators or referees.

Important Dates:
Nomination Deadline:  December 07, 2021
Results Notification:  December 15, 2021

Award Selection Committee:
Bernady O. Apduhan, Kyushu Sangyo University, Japan, [log in to unmask]
Jinjun Chen (Chair), Swinburne University of Technology, Australia, [log in to unmask]
Beniamino Di Martino, Universita' della Campania Luigi Vanvitelli, Italy, [log in to unmask]
Didier El Baz, LAAS-CNRS, France, [log in to unmask]

Award & Presentation Note:  
Awardees will be presented a plaque and will be recognized by IEEE TCSC in its website, newsletter and archives. The awards for 2021 will be presented at a selected IEEE TCSC sponsored conference IEEE HPCC 2021.


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