Alex Szalay Receives 2015 IEEE Computer Society Sidney Fernbach Award

The Sidney Fernbach Award is one of the IEEE Computer Society’s highest awards, and recognizes outstanding contributions in the application of high performance computers using innovative approaches.

The citation of his award is as follows:

For his outstanding contributions to the development of data-intensive computing systems and on the application of such systems in many scientific areas including astrophysics, turbulence, and genomics.