SIGMETRICS - Measurement and Evaluation

ACM SIGMETRICS Doctoral Dissertation Award

The ACM SIGMETRICS Doctoral Dissertation Award recognizes excellent thesis research by doctoral candidates in the field of performance evaluation analysis of computer systems.  The award winner and up to two honorable mentions are recognized at the annual ACM SIGMETRICS conference.  The winner receives a plaque, a $1000 honorarium, as well as complimentary registration to the ACM SIGMETRICS conference.  Honorable mentions receive a plaque.  

SIGMETRICS Achievement Award

For long-lasting influential contributions to the theory and/or practice of computer/communication system performance evaluation. The contributions may be theoretical advances that have influenced the techniques used to evaluate computer system performance, techniques and/or software tools that have been widely used to evaluate system performance, and/or innovative applications of performance evaluation techniques that have had impact on the design of significant computer/communication systems. The award includes a plaque, a $2500 award, as well as expenses for travel to the ACM SIGMETRICS annual conference, where the award is presented. The recipient is also invited to give a technical talk at the conference.

Kenneth C. Sevcik Outstanding Student Paper Award

Awarded to an outstanding paper presented at the annual SIGMETRICS conference.

SIGMETRICS Rising Star Researcher Award

This award recognizes a rising star in the community who demonstrates outstanding potential in research in the field of computer and communication performance.   The award, granted annually, includes a plaque and travel honorarium for the SIGMETRICS conference.

SIGMETRICS Test of Time Paper Award

This award recognizes a paper published 10 to 12 years in the past in ACM SIGMETRICS conference proceedings based on the criterion of identifying the paper that has had the most impact. The prize includes a plaque and $1500 honorarium.


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