Established in memory of Dr. B. (Bob) Ramakrishna Rau, the award recognizes his distinguished career in promoting and expanding the use of innovative computer microarchitecture techniques, including his innovation in compiler technology, his leadership in academic and industrial computer architecture, and his extremely high personal and ethical standards.
WHO IS ELIGIBLE?
The candidate will have made an outstanding, innovative contribution or contributions to microarchitecture, use of novel microarchitectural techniques or compiler/architecture interfacing. It is hoped, but not required, that the winner will have also contributed to the computer microarchitecture community through teaching, mentoring, or community service.
PRIZE: Certificate and a $2,000 honorarium.
PRESENTATION: ACM/IEEE International Symposium on Microarchitecture – MICRO51 – Oct. 20-24, 2018 – Fukuoka, Japan.
NOMINATION SUBMISSION: This award requires 3 endorsements.
Nominations are being accepted electronically.
2018 Rau Committee Selection Chair: Dr. Kemal Ebcioglu
PAST RECIPIENT: DR. GUANG R. GAO
“For contributions to compiler techniques and microarchitectures for instruction-level and thread-level parallel computing.”