About ACM - IEEE CS Eckert-Mauchly

Administered jointly by ACM and IEEE Computer Society. 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.


Recent Eckert-Mauchly Award News

The Late Charles Thacker Honored with Eckert-Mauchly Award

The late Charles P. “Chuck” Thacker was named the recipient of the 2017 ACM - IEEE CS Eckert-Mauchly Award for networking and distributed computing contributions including Ethernet, the Xerox Alto, and development of the first tablet computers. His achievements span the full breadth of computer development, from analog circuit and power supply design to logic design, processor and network architecture, system software, languages, and applications.

2017 Eckert-Mauchly Award recipient Charles Thacker