Mateo Valero wins the Outstanding Leadership in HPC award in HPCwire Readers' Choice Awards

16 November 2020
17th Annual HPCwire Awards presented to leaders in the Global HPC Community.

Mateo Valero, the director of the Barcelona Supercomputing Center (BSC) has been recognized with the Outstanding Leadership in HPC award in the HPCwire Readers’ Choice Awards, presented digitally during the virtual SC20.

Valero was very grateful for the award and wanted to share it with the BSC staff (see video).

The annual, highly coveted, HPCwire Readers’ and Editors’ Choice Awards are determined through a rigorous nomination and voting process that engages the global HPCwire community and includes intensive review and selections from the HPCwire editorial team. The awards represent prestigious recognition from the HPC community and have become a proud, prominent feature of the publication. These accolades are revealed each year to kick off the annual supercomputing conference, which showcases high performance computing, networking, storage, and data analysis.

“Each year we look forward to connecting with our HPC community while recognizing exceptional industry innovation at SC. While it saddens us that we cannot physically connect with one another this year, we take great pride in bringing the community together through our new digital format for the Reader’s and Editors’ Choice Awards,” said Tom Tabor, CEO of Tabor Communications, publisher of HPCwire. “

More information on these awards can be found at the HPCwire website ( or on Twitter through the hashtag: #HPCwireAwards.

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