LAST CALL FOR FERNBACH, CRAY AWARD NOMINATIONS; SUBMISSION DEADLINE IS THURSDAY, JULY 31

The nomination deadline for nominations for the Seymour Cray Computer Engineering Award and the Sidney Fernbach Memorial Award is Thursday, July 31. These awards, sponsored by the IEEE Computer Society, will be presented during the awards ceremony at SC2003 in Phoenix this November. If you would like to nominate someone, please see the additional information below (and do not hesitate!):

The Seymour Cray Computer Engineering Award is given to individuals whose innovative contributions to high performance computing systems best exemplify the creative spirit demonstrated by Seymour Cray. The award consists of a crystal model, certificate, and honorarium of $10,000. The nomination form and submission information can be found at http://hopper.computer.org/awards.nsf/cray/.

The Sidney Fernbach Memorial Award was established in 1992 in memory of Sidney Fernbach, one of the pioneers in the development and application of high performance computers for the solution of large computational problems. A certificate and $2,000 are awarded for outstanding contributions in the application of high performance computers using innovative approaches. The nomination form and submission information can be found at http://hopper.computer.org/awards.nsf/fernbach/.

SC2003 will be held Nov. 15-21, 2003, in Phoenix, Arizona. The conference offers seven days of technical programs, technological demonstrations and exhibits, educational outreach and mind-boggling visualizations of computational data.

SC2003 is sponsored by the Association for Computing Machinery's Special Interest Group on Computer Architecture (ACM/SIGARCH) and the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Computer Society.