About ACM Gordon Bell Prize

The Gordon Bell Prize is awarded each year to recognize outstanding achievement in high-performance computing. The purpose of the award is to track the progress over time of parallel computing, with particular emphasis on rewarding innovation in applying high-performance computing to applications in science, engineering, and large-scale data analytics. Prizes may be awarded for peak performance or special achievements in scalability and time-to-solution on important science and engineering problems. Financial support of the $10,000 award is provided by Gordon Bell, a pioneer in high-performance and parallel computing.


Recent Gordon Bell Prize News

Chinese Research Team Wins 2016 Gordon Bell Prize

ACM has named a 12-member Chinese team the recipients of the 2016 ACM Gordon Bell Prize for their research project employing high performance computing to understand weather patterns. They presented a method for calculating atmospheric dynamics. The award was bestowed during SC16.

2016 ACM Gordon Bell Prize recipients