Awards and Honours
Below we present the awards and honours that have been bestowed on the department's staff and students during 2018. Lists of prices awarded earlier years are archived on the pages for research, education and other awards.
Gustaf Adolf's Gold Medal
Michael Thuné has been awarded Gustaf Adolf's Gold Medal for his work as prefect at the Department of Information Technology. The motivation reads:
"Michael Thuné has served as the Head of the Information Technology Department for many years, with collegial leadership characterized by transparency in his positioning and the decision-making process, and available and open information channels that make employees feel safe and listened to. Michael Thuné has been engaged in gender equality for many years, as a member and chairman of the faculty's equality committee and as a council for the rector. With his unobtrusive calm and friendly and generous attitude, he is a role model for many. "
The Gustaf Adolf Medal can be offered to a person who has served as a Dean for a very long time, to a prefect who initiated and maintained particularly important activities or to persons who have carried out very significant investigations or the like of large import.
Micro Top Picks 2018
The paper "Non-Speculative Reordering of Loads in TSO," by Stefanos Kaxiras (Uppsala University), Trevor Carlson (Uppsala University), Mehdi Alipour (Uppsala University), and Alberto Ros (University of Murcia), has been selected to appear in a special issue of IEEE Micro: "Top Picks from the 2017 Computer Architecture Conferences." The issue collects some of the most significant research papers in computer architecture based on novelty and potential for long-term impact.
This is the first Micro Top Picks paper from a Swedish University and the Department of Information Technology. Congratulations to this great distinction for the UART group.
2018 IEEE Fourier Award for Signal Processing
Peter Stoica has been named the recipient of the 2018 IEEE Fourier Award for Signal Processing. The Fourier Award is IEEE's most prestigious Technical Field Award for signal processing, awarded for an outstanding contribution to the advancement of signal processing, other than in the areas of speech and audio processing. You can read more about the award here.