May 1, 2019
Established in memory of Dr. B. (Bob) Ramakrishna Rau, this award recognizes his distinguished career in promoting and expanding the use of innovative computer microarchitecture techniques, including his innovation in compiler technology, his leadership in academic and industrial computer architecture, and his extremely high personal and ethical standards.
A certificate and a $2,000 honorarium are awarded.
The award is presented annually at the ACM/IEEE International Symposium on Microarchitecture.
The candidate will have made an outstanding innovative contribution or contributions to microarchitecture and use of novel microarchitectural techniques or compiler/architecture interfacing. It is hoped, but not required, that the winner will have also contributed to the computer microarchitecture community through teaching, mentoring, or community service. This award requires 3 endorsements.
Nominations are being accepted electronically by 1 May 2019 to bit.ly/ramakrishna-rau.
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