UCC Awards

The IEEE/ACM International Conference on Utility and Cloud Computing (UCC) awards outstanding scientific contributions and presentations. The papers, posters and demos are selected by their respective committees as best-of-class and deserving of awards, with additional mentions to finalists. Criteria considered in these selections include: novelty, impact, presentation and response to questions. The previous awardees are mentioned here.

Best Paper Awards

  • 2017: “Scheduling Scientific Workloads in Private Cloud: Problems and Approaches” by Dalibor Klusacek, Boris Parak, Gabriela Podolnikova and Andras Urge
  • 2015: “OS-Independent Live Migration Scheme for Bare-Metal Clouds” by Takaaki Fukai, Yushi Omote and Kazuhiko Kato
  • 2014: “A Hybrid Optimization Model for Green Cloud Computing” by Lucio Rocha and Eleri Cardozo
  • 2013: “Resource monitoring in a Network Embedded Cloud - An extension to OSPF-TE” by Amir Roozbeh, Azimeh Sefidcon and Gerald Q. Maguire Jr.

Best Student Paper Awards

Cloud Challenge Winners

  • 2014: “Low Energy Forecasting for SmartGrids using StreamMine3G and Amazon EC” by Andre Martin, Rodolfo Silva, Andrey Brito and Christof Fetzer

Best Poster Awards

(Note: Since 2017 these awards have been applying to both UCC and BDCAT based on joint poster sessions.)

  • 2017: “Case Study: Clustering Big Stellar Data with EM*” By Hasan Kurban, Can Kockan, Mark Jenne, Mehmet M. Dalkilic
  • 2014: “Cost-efficient Provisioning of Cloud Resources Priced by CPU Frequency” by Ilia Pietri
  • 2014 (people's choice): “A Cloud-based Approach to GNSS Augmentation for Navigation Services” by Claudio Rossi

Best Student Poster Awards

(Note: Since 2017 these awards have been applying to both UCC and BDCAT based on joint poster sessions.)

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