Nominations for IEEE's 2007 Fernbach, Cray Award Due June 30

Prestigious achievement awards to be announced at SC2007

RENO, N.V. - Nominations for the 2007 Seymour Cray Computer Engineering Award and the Sidney Fernbach Memorial Award must be submitted by Saturday, June 30 - one month earlier than in previous years.
These awards, sponsored by the IEEE Computer Society, will be presented during the SC2007 conference on high performance computing, networking and storage to be held Nov. 10-16 in Reno.
            The Seymour Cray Computer Engineering Award is given to individuals whose innovative contributions to high performance computing systems best exemplify the creative spirit demonstrated by Seymour Cray. The award consists of a crystal memento, certificate, and honorarium of $10,000.
            The Sidney Fernbach Memorial Award was established in 1992 in memory of Sidney Fernbach, one of the pioneers in the development and application of high performance computers for the solution of large computational problems. A certificate and $2,000 are awarded for outstanding contributions in the application of high performance computers using innovative approaches.
The nomination form and submission information can be found at In addition to information about the nominee, nominations for either award require two to five endorsements, which must also be submitted by June 30.
            More information about the SC2007 conference, which is sponsored by IEEE and ACM, can be found at