- 2012 – David Brooks
For outstanding contributions to power modeling, circuit and microarchitectural techniques to improve energy efficiency.
- 2011 – Kevin Skadron
For outstanding contributions to thermal-aware computer architecture modeling and design.
- 2010 – Andreas Moshovos
For foundational contributions to the area of memory dependence prediction.
- 2009 – Shubu Mukherjee
For outstanding contributions to modeling and design of soft-error tolerant microarchitectures.
- 2008 – Sarita Adve
For formalization of memory consistency models, especially data-race free models, and their influence on both hardware and high-level languages.
- 2007 – Todd Austin
For innovative contributions in Computer Architecture including the SimpleScalar Toolkit and the DIVA and Razor architectures.
- 2006 – Doug Burger
For contributions to spatially distributed processor and memory systems architecture.
- 2005 – Steve Scott
For seminal contributions to the architecture and design of high-performance computer systems and interconnection networks.
- 2004 – Kourosh Gharachorloo
For outstanding contributions in the area of memory consistency models in shared-memory multiprocessors.
- 2003 – Dirk Meyer
For significant architectural contributions to Alpha and X86 processor designs.
- 2002 – Glenn Hinton
For the Pentium 4 microprocessor design and other contributions to the field of microarchitecture.
- 2001 – Anant Agarwal
For the first complete exploration of multithreading as a latency-tolerating technique for nondeterministic memory systems and software-assisted cache coherence.
- 2000 – William J. Dally
For contributions in the design of multiprocessor interconnection networks and parallel computer architectures.
- 1999 – Gurindar S. Sohi
For seminal contributions in the areas of high issue rate processors and instruction level parallelism.
- 1998 – Wen-mei Hwu
For the development of the Impact compiler and its use in evaluating new architectural features.