The IEEE TCCA Young Computer Architect Award recognizes outstanding research contributions by an individual in the field of Computer Architecture. The award is administered by the IEEE Computer Society. The award is open to any individual who has completed his/her PhD degree within the last 6 years. The winner of the award will be someone who has made an outstanding, innovative research contribution or contributions to Computer Architecture.

The award includes an honorarium of $2500 and a plaque.


Previous winners

2017: Eric Chung, Microsoft Research, in recognition of outstanding and high-impact research contributions in enabling FPGAs as first-class scalable and high-performance computational engines.

2016: Vijay Janapa Reddi, The University of Texas at Austin, in recognition of outstanding research contributions in mobile computing and resilient architectures.

2015: Ron Dreslinski, University of Michigan, in recognition of outstanding research contributions in computer architectures for emerging low-power circuit techniques.

2014: Engin Ipek, The University of Rochester, in recognition of outstanding research contributions for computer architectures that leverage emerging technologies.

2013: Luis Ceze, The University of Washington, in recognition of outstanding research contributions for improving multi-core programmability and correctness.

2012: Karthikeyan Sankaralingam, The University of Wisconsin, in recognition of outstanding contributions in the field of computer architecture in both research and education.

2011: Onur Mutlu, Carnegie Mellon University, in recognition of outstanding contributions in the field of computer architecture in both research and education.