Reinventing HPC


The ISC High Performance Jack Dongarra Early Career Award and Lecture Series is an annual event that honors the remarkable contributions of Professor Jack Dongarra to the field of high performance computing and the HPC community. This award and lecture series became a part of the ISC conference series starting in 2023.

Jack Dongarra Early Carreer Award

The award is intended for an up-and-coming researcher who has been a catalyst for scientific progress in their field. The researcher should have between 4-10 years of experience after completing their PhD. The award focuses on outstanding individuals who have made exceptional contributions to high-performance computing, including numerical algorithms and software libraries, computational sciences, mathematics, and machine learning.

The award includes a certificate of recognition and a cash prize of 5,000 Euros.


We welcome nominations of researchers who meet the requirements regardless of gender, nationality, ethnicity, social origin, disability, sexual orientation, etc.


Nomination & Selection Process

The selection process is overseen by an international committee, led by Prof. Michela Taufer, who also holds the Jack Dongarra Professorship in High Performance Computing within the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, USA.

Award Committee

The award winner's lecture will be published in the International Journal of High Performance Computer Applications.