- 2011 – David A. Patterson
For exemplary service to the education, training, and inspiration of junior computer architects, and for service to the ACM, including a term as its President.
- 2010 – Janie Irwin
For consistent and outstanding service to the field of computer architecture at the research community, professional society, and national levels.
- 2009 – Mark D. Hill
For leadership in improving the architecture community’s review process, organizing computer architecture research information on-line, and providing outstanding service on the SIGARCH Executive Committee.
- 2008 – Alan Berenbaum
For many years of outstanding leadership on the SIGARCH Executive Committee and as SIGARCH Chair.