SIGARCH - Computer Architecture

SIGARCH Maurice Wilkes Award

The award of $2,500 is given annually for an outstanding contribution to computer architecture made by an individual whose computer-related professional career (graduate school or full-time employment, whichever began first) started no earlier than January 1st of the year that is 20 years prior to the time of nomination. The award is presented annually at the International Symposium on Computer Architecture Awards Banquet.

SIGARCH Eckert Mauchly Award

Administered jointly by ACM and IEEE Computer Society and presented at the ISCA conference. The award of $5000 is given for contributions to computer and digital systems architecture where the field of computer architecture is considered at present to encompass the combined hardware-software design and analysis of computing and digital systems.

SIGARCH ISCA Influential Paper Award

The ACM SIGARCH and IEEE-CS TCCA ISCA Influential Paper Award will be presented annually at the International Symposium on Computer Architecture. This award recognizes the paper from the ISCA Proceedings 15 years earlier that has had the most impact on the field (in terms of research, development, products or ideas) during the intervening years. The award includes an honorarium of $1,000 for the author(s) and a certificate.

SIGARCH Alan D. Berenbaum Distinguished Service Award

This annual award is presented to an individual who has contributed important service to the computer architecture community.The award includes an engraved memento and a $1000 honorarium.


Presented annually to the author(s) of one paper that appeared in the International Symposium on Architectural Support for Programming Languages and Operating Systems (ASPLOS) 10 or more ASPLOS conferences prior to the award year. The Award will be presented at ASPLOS each year and includes an honorarium of $1000 and a plaque.


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The 40th International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval will feature keynotes by Yahoo VP of Research and ACM Fellow Yoelle Maarek, and Professor Emeritus at City University of London and ACM Fellow Stephen Robertson. The conference will explore aspects of IR including Evaluation, Retrieval Models and Ranking, Document Representation and Content Analysis, Search Interaction, Filtering and Recommending, and more.