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 recipient's choosing during the year following the announcement.

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Ian Foster Recognized with Ken Kennedy Award

Ian Foster, a Professor at the University of Chicago and Division Director at Argonne National Laboratory, has been named the recipient of the 2022 ACM-IEEE CS Ken Kennedy Award. The Ken Kennedy Award recognizes pathbreaking achievements in parallel (high-performance) computing. Foster is cited for contributions to programming and productivity in computing via the establishment of new programming models and foundational science services. The award will be formally presented to Foster in November at The International Conference for High-Performance Computing, Networking, Storage and Analysis (SC22).

2022 Ken Kennedy Award recipient Ian Foster

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