Nominations Sought for Eckert-Mauchly Award

LOS ALAMITOS, Calif., 10 March 2020 – Nominations are now being accepted for the Eckert-Mauchly Award, which recognizes high-impact achievements in computer and digital systems architecture. The Eckert-Mauchly Award, co-sponsored by ACM and IEEE Computer Society since 1979, is known as the computer architecture community’s most prestigious award.

The nomination deadline is 30 March. To make a nomination, visit https://www.computer.org/volunteering/awards/eckert-mauchly.

The award was named for John Presper Eckert and John William Mauchly, who collaborated on the design and construction of the Electronic Numerical Integrator and Computer (ENIAC), the pioneering large-scale electronic computing machine, which was completed in 1947.

The award comes with a $5,000 prize and will be presented at the 47th International Symposium on Computer Architecture (ISCA2020) May 30 – June 3, 2020 In Valencia, Spain. To register, visit iscaconf.org/isca2020/.

For the full list of recipients, visit the awards page here.

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