GPU Centers of Excellence include some of the world's top universities engaged in cutting-edge work with CUDA and GPU computing. To highlight and reward the excellent research taking place, each of the world's 21 GPU COEs was asked to submit an abstract describing their top achievement in GPU computing over the past year. A panel of experts, led by NVIDIA Chief Scientist Bill Dally, selected four COEs to present their achievements at a special event during GTC 2013. COE peers at the event then voted for their favorite presentation, who won bragging rights as the 2nd annual recipient of the GPU COE Achievement Award for 2013.
The four COEs selected to showcase their work were: