ACM Doctoral Dissertation Award
Honorable Mention United States – 2013

For his dissertation "Avoiding Communication in Dense Linear Algebra," nominated by the University of California, Berkeley.

Press Release

Honorable Mention for the 2013 ACM Doctoral Dissertation Award went to Grey Ballard of Sandia National Laboratories and Shayan Oveis Gharan of the University of California, Berkeley.  They will share a $10,000 prize, with financial sponsorship provided by Google Inc.