Recipients of the award are the following:

2017 Parallelizing Sequential Graph Computations. Wenfei Fan, Jingbo Xu , Yinghui Wu, Wenyuan Yu, Jiaxin Jiang, Zeyu Zheng, Bohan Zhang, Yang Cao, and Chao Tian
2016 Wander Join: Online Aggregation via Random Walks. Feifei Li, Bin Wu, Ke Yi, Zhuoyue Zhao
2015 DBSCAN Revisited: Mis-Claim, Un-Fixability, and Approximation. Yufei Tao, Junhao Gan
2014 Materialization Optimizations for Feature Selection Workloads. Ce Zhang, Arun Kumar, Christopher Ré
2013 Massive Graph Triangulation. Xiaocheng Hu, Yufei Tao, Chin-Wan Chung
2012 High-Performance Complex Event Processing over XML Streams. Barzan Mozafari, Kai Zeng, Carlo Zaniolo
2011 Entangled Queries: Enabling Declarative Data-Driven Coordination. Nitin Gupta, Lucja Kot, Sudip Roy, Gabriel Bender, Johannes Gehrke, Christoph Koch
2010 FAST: Fast Architecture Sensitive Tree Search on Modern CPUs and GPUs. Changkyu Kim, Jatin Chhugani, Nadathur Satish, Eric Sedlar, Anthony Nguyen, Tim Kaldewey, Victor Lee, Scott Brandt, and Pradeep Dubey [award citation]
2009 Generating Example Data for Dataflow Programs. Christopher Olston, Shubham
Chopra, and Utkarsh Srivastava
Runner-up: An Architecture for Recycling Intermediates in a Column-Store. Milena G. Ivanova,
Martin L. Kersten, Niels J. Nes, and Romulo A.P. Goncalves
2008 Serializable Isolation for Snapshot Databases. Michael Cahill, Uwe Roehm, and Alan Fekete
Scalable Network Distance Browsing in Spatial Databases. Hanan Samet, Jagan Sankaranarayanan, and Houman Alborzi
2007 Compiling Mappings to Bridge Applications and Databases. Sergey Melnik, Atul Adya, and Philip Bernstein
Scalable Approximate Query Processing with the DBO Engine. Christopher Jermaine, Subramanian Arumugam, Abhijit Pol, and Alin Dobra
2006 To Search or to Crawl? Towards a Query Optimizer for Text-Centric Tasks. Panagiotis Ipeirotis, Eugene Agichtein, Pranay Jain, and Luis Gravano
2004 Indexing Spatio-Temporal Trajectories with Chebyshev Polynomials. Raymond Ng and Yuhan Cai
2003 Spreadsheets in RDBMS for OLAP. Abhinav Gupta, Andy Witkowski, Gregory Dorman, Srikanth Bellamkonda, Tolga Bozkaya, Nathan Folkert, and Lei Sheng
2001 Locally Adaptive Dimensionality Deduction for Indexing Large Time Series Databases. Eamonn Keogh, Kaushik Chakrabarti, Sharad Mehrotra, and Michael Pazzani
2000 XMill: An Efficient Compressor for XML data. Hartmut Liefke and Dan Suciu
1999 DynaMat: A Dynamic View Management System for Data Warehouses. Yannis Kotidis and Nick Roussopoulos
1998 Efficient Transparent Application Recovery in Client Server Information Systems. David Lomet and Gerhard Weikum
Integrating Association Rule Mining with Relational Database Systems: Alternatives and Implications. Sunita Sarawagi, Shiby Thomas, and Rakesh Agrawal
1997 Fast Parallel Similarity Search in Multimedia Databases. Stefan Berchtold, Christian Bohm, Bernhard Braunmuller, Daniel Keim, and Hans Peter Kriegel
1996 Implementing Data Cubes Efficiently. Venky Harinarayan, Anand Rajaraman, and Jeffrey Ullman
1994 Fast Subsequence Matching in Time-Series Databases. Christos Faloutsos, M. Ranganathan, and Yannis Manolopoulos
AlphaSort: A RISC Machine Sort. Chris Nyberg, Tom Barclay, Zarka Cvetanovic, Jim Gray, and David Lomet