About ACM - IEEE CS Ken Kennedy Award

The ACM - IEEE CS Ken Kennedy Award is awarded annually and recognizes substantial contributions to programmability and productivity in computing and substantial community service or mentoring contributions. The award includes a $5,000 honorarium. The recipient will give a presentation, normally technical, at the SC conference at which it is announced, or at an ACM or IEEE conference of the winner's choosing during the year following the announcement.

Recent Ken Kennedy Award News

Jesύs Labarta Recognized with Ken Kennedy Award

Jesύs Labarta of the Barcelona Supercomputing Center and Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya has been named the recipient of the 2017 ACM-IEEE CS Ken Kennedy Award.  Labarta is recognized for his seminal contributions to programming models and performance analysis tools for high performance computing. The award will be presented at SC 17: The International Conference for High Performance Computing, Networking, Storage and Analysis, November 12-17, in Denver, Colorado..

2017 Ken Kennedy Award recipient Jesύs Labarta