Awards and Honors

This page lists awards that recognize long term impact and/or broad area interest and that have been approved by the SIGARCH Executive Committee and the ACM awards committee.

ACM/IEEE Eckert-Mauchly Award

Administered jointly by ACM and IEEE Computer Society, the award of $5000 is given for contributions to computer and digital systems architecture.

ACM SIGARCH/IEEE-CS TCCA Influential ISCA Paper Award

Award to recognize the paper from the ISCA Proceedings 15 years earlier that has had the most impact in the field during the intervening years.

ACM SIGARCH/IEEE CS TCCA Outstanding Dissertation Award

Award recognizes excellent thesis research by doctoral candidates in the field of computer architecture.

ACM SIGARCH Alan D. Berenbaum Distinguished Service Award

This annual award is presented to an individual who has contributed important service to the computer architecture community.

ACM SIGARCH Maurice Wilkes Award

Award for outstanding contribution to computer architecture made by an individual whose professional career started no more than 20 years prior to the time of nomination.

ACM SIGARCH/SIGOPS/SIGPLAN ASPLOS Influential Paper Award

Award recognizes a paper from ten or more ASPLOS conferences prior to the award year for its influence on the field.

SIGARCH Nominations for CACM Research Highlights

A few papers from SIGARCH sponsored conferences are nominated for publication as Research Highlights in the Communications of the ACM (CACM). The final selections are made by the CACM board.