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Call for nominations for NERSC HPC Achievement Awards Due December 16

November 18, 2013 by Francesca Verdier (0 Comments)


Nominations are open for the 2014 NERSC Award for Innovative Use of High Performance Computing and the 2014 NERSC Award for High Impact Scientific Achievement. NERSC Principal Investigators, Project Managers, PI Proxies, and DOE Program Managers may nominate any NERSC user or collaboration. The deadline for nominations is Mon. Dec. 16, 2013. Winners will be announced at the NERSC Users Group meeting on Feb. 4, 2014, listed on the NERSC web site and highlighted in a NERSC press release. Award recipients will be chosen by representatives from the NERSC Users Group Executive Committee and NERSC staff.

Selections will be made based on innovations and achievements that are substantially based on work performed using NERSC resources. Those resources can be any combination of computational systems, storage systems, and/or NERSC HPC services.

2014 NERSC Award for Innovative Use of High Performance Computing

This award will honor innovative use of NERSC's HPC resources. Examples might include introduction of HPC to a new science domain or a novel use of HPC resources. Anything that puts a fresh perspective on HPC or presents a new way to solve a problem will be considered.

Open Category
Early Career Category (Students and Postdocs)

Covers work performed at NERSC in the previous calendar year (2013).

2014 NERSC Award for High Impact Scientific Achievement

This award will recognize work that has, or is expected to have, an exceptional impact on scientific understanding, engineering design for scientific facilities, and/or a broad societal impact.

Open Category
Early Career Category (Students and Postdocs)

Covers work performed at NERSC in the previous three calendar years (2011-2013).


Nominations are submitted online. See 


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