The SPEC 2014 Presidential Award and a SPECtacular Award were presented to Samuel Kounev, scientific coordinator and chair of RELATE, and Aleksandar Milenkoski, ESR (Early Stage Researcher) in RELATE, by the President of SPEC at the ICPE 2014 International Conference and SPEC Meeting in Dublin, Ireland.
Samuel Kounev was awarded with the SPEC 2014 Presidential Award for “Excellence in Research” recognizing long-lasting contributions to the field of performance evaluation and benchmarking of computing systems over the past decade. The award was presented by SPEC’s President Walter Bays (Oracle Corporation) on March 26th, 2014.
Aleksandar Milenkoski was awarded with a SPECtacular Award for “Technical Leadership” recognizing outstanding contributions and service to the RG Cloud and RG IDS (Intrusion Detection Systems) Working Groups in 2013. He is currently serving as Secretary of the RG Cloud Working Group, and Secretary and Release Manager of the RG IDS Working Group. The award was presented by SPEC’s President Walter Bays (Oracle Corporation) on March 26, 2014.
The Standard Performance Evaluation Coorporation (SPEC) is the largest computer systems benchmarking and performance standardization organization (http://www.spec.org).