Kenichi Miura Award

For CS students only
Established in 2011 by Dr. Kenichi Miura, a distinguished alumnus of the department (MS ‘71, PhD ’73), this award honors a graduate student for outstanding accomplishments in High Performance Computing. At Illinois, Dr. Miura worked on the ILLIAC IV project. After graduation, he joined Fujitsu, eventually holding several key leadership positions in Fujitsu’s supercomputing and HPC groups. In 2003, he joined Japan’s National Institute of Informatics as a professor. Dr. Miura received the Seymour Cray Computer Engineering Award from the IEEE Computer Society in 2009 in recognition of his leadership in developing groundbreaking vector supercomputer hardware and software. Dr. Miura is a member of the Engineering Academy of Japan.

Supplemental Questions
  1. What specific experience (conferences, courses, research) do you have with HPC work? (Conferences such as SC, ISC, HPDC, or IPDPS, courses such as CS554 and CS533)
  2. Please provide a single PDF containing your current CV and all graduate studies unofficial transcripts
  3. Diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) and broadening participation in computing (BPC) are an important part of the UIUC CS mission. Please write a brief paragraph telling us how DEI figures into your past and present teaching, research, community engagement, and your lived experience? How do you imagine incorporating attention to DEI into your future work?
  4. To the best of my knowledge, I have not committed any action that violates the UIUC Student Code or the CS Department Values and Code of Conduct.