The ACM SIGHPC Education Chapter is seeking nominations for candidates for the 2024 Educational Award For Outstanding Contribution to Computational Science Education.  

We are seeking candidates who have led projects or programs that have made significant contributions to computational science education defined broadly to include all disciplines and all education levels.  The executive committee of the SIGHPC Education Chapter (Chair, Vice-chair, and Secretary-treasurer) and SIGHPC are not eligible for this award.

Nominations will be evaluated based on these criteria:

  • The work provides innovative training and education materials for computational, data-enabled, and HPC education.
  • The impact metrics for the project or program, if available.
  • The work has received widespread adoption of their approach and/or materials by other groups/organizations.
  • The project or program enhances the ability to engage, serve, and retain a diverse community of participants.
  • The work has been recognized through presentations and publications.

The award will be presented at SC24.  The recipient will receive a $2,000 cash award and travel support to attend the SC24 conference.

Application forms and instructions can be found at:


Nominations will include a statement endorsing the nominee, and up to three letters of endorsement.  Applications are due by Friday June 28, 2024, by end of day anywhere on earth. The chapter will choose up to one award winner and up to two honorable mentions.  Questions concerning award eligibility and nominations can be directed to award [at] sighpceducation.acm.org (award[at]sighpceducation[dot]acm[dot]org).

Dirk Colbry, on behalf of the 2024 SigHPCEdu Awards Committee