Eligible dissertations must have been successfully defended and deposited in the previous calendar year. Each nominated dissertation must be on a topic relevant to computer microarchitecture. The determination of whether a thesis is within scope for the award will be made by the SIGMICRO Dissertation Award Committee.
A dissertation can be nominated for both the SIGMICRO Dissertation Award and the ACM Doctoral Dissertation Award. However, a dissertation that has received the SIGARCH Dissertation Award is ineligible for nomination.
Nominations should be made in the form of an email addressed to the Chair of the Dissertation Award Committee (Pradip Bose; email@example.com) with the subject 2023 SIGMICRO Dissertation Award Nomination. Self nominations are not allowed. The following materials are required for the nomination:
The nominator is responsible for ensuring that all nomination materials reach the Dissertation Award Committee Chair, by email, by the submission deadline.
|This dissertation deepens our understanding of how microarchitectural optimizations can leak information and proposes secure yet high-performance architectures that preserve those optimizations, easing the inherent security-performance tension.