Awards Announcement

TCDP 2020 Awards Announcement

Dear Members and Friends of IEEE CS Technical Committee on Distributed Processing:

We are pleased to announce the receipts of 2020 IEEE-CS TCDP Awards:
– John Ousterhout (Stanford University) for the Outstanding Technical Achievement
– Miron Livny (University of Wisconsin) for the Outstanding Technical Achievement

To celebrate the 40 years anniversary of the International Conference on Distributed Systems (ICDCS), IEEE TCDP Award Committee has selected two ICDCS High Impact Papers that have profoundly influenced the field of distributed computing systems. The high impact paper awards are sponsored jointly by ICDCS 2020 and IEEE TCDP.

– John Ousterhout,
for his paper entitled “Scheduling Techniques for Concurrent Systems” in ICDCS 1982;

– Michael J. Litzkow, Miron Livny and Matt W. Mutka
for their paper entitled “Condor – A Hunter of Idle Workstations” in ICDCS 1988.​

We thank all nominators and supporters for the quality nomination packages we received.
We would also like to thank award committee members listed below:

Xiaodong Zhang, Ohio State University (Chair)
Jiannong Cao, Hong Kong Polytechnic University (Co-Chair)
Ken Birman, Cornell University
Chita Das, Penn State University
Nancy Lynch, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Michel Raynal, IRISA, University of Rennes
Jie Wu, Temple University
Chengzhong Xu, Macau University

The award plaques, together with a cash prize of $2000 will be presented in IEEE ICDCS’2020 in Singapore, during November 29 – December 1, 2020.

Please join us in congratulating the awardees.

Xiaodong Zhang (Award Chair)
Jiannong Cao (Award Co-Chair)
Xiaobo Zhou (TCDP Chair)