On behalf of the Itanium Solutions Alliance, it was yesterday announced that the University of Warwick has been selected as a finalist in the Computationally Intensive Applications category of the 2009 Itanium Innovation Awards.
The entry from the Centre for Scientific Computing,
"On Large Scale Diagonalization Techniques for the Anderson Model of Localization", O. Schenk, M. Bollhöfer, R. A. Römer, SIAM J. Sci. Comp. 28, 963-983 (2006); selected with additions for SIAM Reviews 50, 91-112 (2008).
received high marks from a panel of prestigious judges for its innovation and positive impact. There was strong competition this year from a number of high-profile organizations on a global basis, so being selected is a category finalist is indeed a significant achievement.
There is a formal announcement posted to the Itanium Solutions Alliance website and distributed via a press release. This should gain additional visibility for our University and CSC's achievements, culminating with the announcement of the category winners at a formal recognition event in San Francisco in September.