This prize, valued A$2000, is donated by former students of the Advanced Operating Systems course, plus the lecturers Gernot Heiser and Kevin Elphinstone. It is awarded annually to the best student(s) in COMP9242 Advanced Operating Systems. Performance in other OS-related activities, such as COMP9243 Distributed Systems and the final-year theses, can also be taken into consideration.
The winners so far are:
|2014||Genevieve Carter and Will Andrew (joint winners)|
|1998||Luke Deller and Emmanuel Galanos (joint winners)|
From 2005 until 2010, the prize was sponsored by IBM Advanced Development Labs Canberra (better known as OzLabs) and was known as the IBM (OzLabs) Operating Systems Prize.
Until 2005, the prize was known as the Aurema Operating Systems Prize, donated by Sydney company Aurema Pty Ltd, now part of Citrix.
See also Gernot's Operating Systems Hall of Fame.Last modified: 02 Feb 2017.