Congratulations to Professor Chris Johnson who was awarded the IEEE Computer Society 2013 Sidney Fernbach Award at Supercomputing 2013. This award recognizes Professor Johnson "For outstanding contributions and pioneering work introducing computing, simulation, and visualization into many areas of biomedicine."
The Sidney Fernbach Award is one of the IEEE Computer Society's highest awards, and recognizes outstanding contributions in the application of high performance computers using innovative approaches. The award also includes a $2,000 honorarium.
For more information see the IEEE Computer Society press release: "University of Utah's Christopher Johnson Will Receive IEEE-CS Sidney Fernbach Award."
See also SC13 Press Release: "University of Utah Visualization Pioneer to Receive IEEE Computer Society Fernbach Award at SC13".