John Cocke, 1999. "For unique and creative contributions to the computer industry through innovative high performance system designs."
Glen J. Culler. 2000. "For pioneering contributions to the foundation and practice of high performance computing in array and very long instruction word (VLIW) processing especially for use in interactive scientific exploration."
Burton J. Smith, 2003. "For ingenious and sustained contributions to designs and implementations at the frontier of high performance computing and especially for sustained championing of the use of multithreading to enable parallel execution and overcome latency and to achieve high performance in industrially significant products."
William J. Dally, 2004. "For fundamental contributions to the design and engineering of high-performance interconnection networks, parallel computer architectures, and high-speed signaling technology."
Tadashi Watanabe, 2006. "For serving as lead designer of the NEC SX series of supercomputers, and especially for the design of the Earth Simulator, which was the world's fastest supercomputer from 2002 to 2004."
Ken Batcher, 2007. "For fundamental theoretical and practical contributions to massively parallel computation, including parallel sorting algorithms, interconnection networks, and pioneering designs of the STARAN and MPP computers."
Steve Wallach, 2008. For his "contribution to high-performance computing through design of innovative vector and parallel computing systems, notably the Convex mini-supercomputer series, a distinguished industrial career and acts of public service."
Kenichi Miura, 2009. For his "ingenuity in developing supercomputer software and hardware that advanced the state-of-the art in technical computing."
Alan Gara, 2010. For his "innovations in low power, densely packaged supercomputing systems."
Charles L. Seitz, 2011. "For innovations in high-performance message passing architectures and networks."
Peter M. Kogge, 2012. For "innovations in advanced computer architecture and systems."