Mark O. Robbins Prize Introduced for PhD Students and Postdoctoral Fellows

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The Mark O. Robbins prize will be awarded annually to two PhD students who exemplify Dr. Robbins’ legacy by recognizing their outstanding achievement in high-performance computing. A third annual award, the Robbins Future Faculty award is targeted for postdoctoral fellows.

The Robbins Prize was instigated in 2020 to recognize outstandingly talented PhD students who reflect Dr. Robbins?” contributions to computational science and engineering.

The Robbins Prize is made possible thanks to generous donations from Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Hopkins Extreme Materials Institute (HEMI), The Institute for Data Intensive Engineering and Science (IDIES), Department of Mechanical Engineering, and the Department of Physics and Astronomy.

The nomination application must be submitted as a single PDF file via email to Tara Engel ( by March 31, 2021. 

More details about the application and prize can be found on the IDIES site.