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AAAI Classic Paper Award

The AAAI Classic Paper award honors the author(s) of paper(s) deemed most influential, chosen from a specific conference year.

AAAI Fellow

Recognizes and honors AAAI members for their significant contributions to the field of articial intelligence and for their extended servies for the AAAI.

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Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences

Technical Achievement Award

ACL Best Resource Paper Award

ACM Fellow

Established by Council in 1993 to recognize and honor outstanding ACM members for their achievements in computer science and information technology and for their significant contributions to the mission of the ACM.

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ACM Infosys Foundation Award

Recognizes personal contributions by young scientists and system developers to a contemporary innovation that, through its depth, fundamental impact and broad implications, exemplifies the greatest achievements in the discipline.

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ACM Programming Systems and Languages Paper Award (with S. Owicki)

ACM SIGART Autonomous Agents Research Award

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ACM SIGGRAPH Computer Graphics Achievement Award

The Computer Graphics Achievement Award is awarded annually to recognize an individual for an outstanding achievement in computer graphics and interactive techniques.

ACM SIGGRAPH Significant New Researcher Award

The Significant New Researcher Award is awarded annually to a researcher who has made a recent significant contribution to the field of computer graphics and is new to the field.

ACM SIGGRAPH Steven Coons Award

The Steven A. Coons award is given in odd-numbered years to an individual to honor that person's lifetime contribution to computer graphics and interactive techniques.

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ACM SIGKDD Innovation Award

The award recognizes individuals for their outstanding technical contributions to the field of knowledge discovery in data and data mining that have had lasting impact in furthering the theory and/or development of commercial systems.

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ACM Turing Award

The ACM Turing Award is the computer science equivalent of the Nobel Prize, given for outstanding, original research with an impact.

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ACM/AAAI Newell Award

The Newell Award recognizes career contributions that have breadth within computer science, or that bridge computer science and other disciplines.

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AFOSR Young Investigator Award

Air Force Office of Scientific Research YIP supports scientists and engineers who have received a Ph.D. or equivalent degrees in the last five years, and show exceptional ability and promise for conducting basic research.

 

AITO Junior Dahl-Nygaard Prize

The AITO Dahl-Nygaard Prizes are named for Ole-Johan Dahl and Kristen Nygaard, two pioneers in the area of programming and simulation. In 2004 AITO established a prize to be awarded annually to a senior researcher with outstanding career contributions and a younger researcher who has demonstrated great potential for following in the footsteps of these two pioneers. 

Allen Newell Medal for Research Excellence

The Newell Medals were created in honor of the late Allen Newell, who helped to co-found the fields of artificial intelligence and cognitive psychology with the late Herbert Simon.

 

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American Academy of Arts and Sciences Fellow

An international learned society composed of the world's leading scientists, scholars, artists, business people, and public leaders.

 

American Association for the Advancement of Science Fellow

To recognize research in the interaction of science, technology and government in the United States and around the world.

 

 

American Association for the Advancement of Science, Chair

American Institute of Medical and Biological Engineering

To recognize a demonstrable record of individual achievement in research, development, education, manufacturing, public service, technological leadership and/or clinical practice as they relate to medical and biological engineering.

 

Amity Book's Prize

AMS Fellow

The Fellows of the American Mathematical Society program recognizes members who have made outstanding contributions to the creation, exposition, advancement, communication, and utilization of mathematics.

 

ASCA Creative Research Award in Architecture

ASIS Award of Merit

The American Society of Information Science and Technology's highest honor, bestowed annually to an individual who has made a noteworthy contribution to the field of information science.

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  • 1989: Gerald Salton
Association for the Advancement of Artifical Intelligence (AAAI), Chair

Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence Fellow

To recognize individuals who have made significant, sustained contributions---usually over at least a ten-year period---to the field of artificial intelligence.

 

Atkinson Center Academic Venture Fund (AVF) Grant

The AVF seeds original, multidisciplinary research that is not likely to find funding elsewhere because the projects are novel, risky, need early data to establish traction, or involve new teams working together. 

 

Black Engineer of the Year, Modern Day Technology Leader

Blavatnik Award for Young Scientists

The New York Academy of Sciences Blavatnik Awards for Young Scientists acknowledge and celebrate the excellence of our most noteworthy young scientists and engineers in New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut.

 

Bolzano Gold Medal of the Academy of Sciences, Czech Republic

Bolzano Gold Medal of the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic for Merit in the Field of Mathematical Sciences

 

Burroughs-Wellcome Fund from the Program in Mathematics and Molecular Biology

Award given to support the continued expansion of the applications of mathematics, including statistics and computer science, to molecular biology.

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  • 2000: Golan Yona
Caltech's Distinguished Alumni Award

Cornell College of Engineering Research Excellence Award

The award is given in recognition of research contributions and leadership. Nominated by the school, winners are selected by a committee of recognized senior researchers within the College.

 

Cornell Discovery and Innovation Research Seed Grant

Progam that identifies and supports "a limited number of top rank projects that showed a strong possibility of being able to lead to future external funding after successful proof of concept work enabled by the internal funding."

 

Cornell Institute for Social Sciences ISS Faculty Fellow

In-residence program is to nurture the careers of Cornell University's most promising assistant and associate faculty members in the social sciences.

 

Cornell Provost's Award for Distinguished Scholarship

Given to recognize distinguished research by outstanding tenured faculty early in their career.

 

CRA-W Distinguished Professor

Committee on the Status of Women in Computing Research

 

Dantzig Prize

The prize is awarded for original research, which by its originality, breadth and scope, is having a major impact on the field of mathematical programming.

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Department of Defense Multidisciplinary University Research Initiative (MURI)

Multidisciplinary University Initiative (MURI) efforts involve teams of researchers investigating high priority topics and opportunities that intersect more than one traditional technical discipline. For many military problems this multidisciplinary approach serves to stimulate innovations, accelerate research progress and expedite transition of results into naval applications. Awards are typically for a period of three years (funded incrementally or as options) with two additional years possible as options to bring the total award to five-years. 

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Discover's 50 Most Important, Influential and Promising People in Science

Dissertation Awards

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  • 2002: Timothy Roughgarden
  • 1998: Nir Friedman
  • 1995: T.V. Raman
  • 1983: Thomas Reps
EATCS Distingushed Achievements Award

The award is given to acknowledge extensive and widely recognized contributions to theoretical computer science over a life long scientific career.

 

ECML / PKDD Test of Time Award

ECML/PKDD is a federated conference that brings together the European Conference on Machine Learning with the conference on Principles and Practice of Knowledge Discovery in Databases. The award is designed to recognize the impact over time of a paper that first appeared at the ECML/PKDD conference ten years earlier.

 

Edsger W. Dijkstra Prize in Distributed Computing

The prize is given for outstanding papers on the principles of distributed computing, whose significance and impact on the theory and/or practice of distributed computing have been evident for at least a decade.

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Einstein Professor Chinese Academy of Science

The Einstein Professorship Program is a key initiative of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS). Einstein Professorships will be awarded each year to 20 distinguished international scientists actively working at the frontiers of science and technology, for conducting lecture-tours to China.

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Elected to the Executive Council of the AAAI

Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence

 

Fields Institute Fellow

Finalist, DARPA Urban Challenge, Team Cornell Co Leader

Fraunhofer-Bessel Award of the Humboldt Foundation

Awarded to individuals who are internationally recognised for their achievements in the field of applied research, and who in future are expected to continue producing cutting-edge achievements which will have a seminal influence on their discipline beyond their immediate field of work.

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Fulbright Distinguished Chair in Natural Sciences and Engineering, Hebrew University

Fulbright Scholar

Envisioned by Senator J. William Fulbright, and signed into law in 1946, the Fulbright program promotes "mutual understanding between people of the United States and the people of other countries of the world."

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Fulkerson Prize

This award is given jointly by the AMS and the Math Program Society. It is given triannually, for a single paper published in the previous six years in discrete mathematics.

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Future of Life Institute Grant

This grant, funded by Elon Musk, is awarded to further research to keep artifical intelligence (AI) robust and beneficial. 

 

Glover-Klingman Prize

The Glover-Klingman Prize is awarded each year to an individual or a group for the best paper published inNetworks.

Godel Prize

The ACM/EATCS Godel Prize is awarded annually for an outstanding paper (or collection of papers) in the area of theoretical computer science that appeared in a journal during the previous six years.

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Google Research Award

The intent of the awards is to support academic research aimed at improving information access (defined broadly).

 

Grand Medal of the Latvian Academy of Sciences (Lielo Medalu)

The highest award given by the Academy to scientists of Latvia and of foreign countries for their outstanding creative contribution.

 

Guggenheim Fellowship

These prestigious fellowships are given in all fields, and not only to academicians. Generally, they are for a year. Between 1 and 4 computer scientists have been receiving a Guggenheim Fellowship each year.

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Harvey Prize

The Harvey Prize rewards excellence by recognizing breakthroughs in science and technology.

 

Honorary Professorship, Beijing Institute of Technology

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The Simons Investigators program provides a stable base of support for outstanding scientists, enabling them to undertake long-term study of fundamental questions.

 

Humboldt Research Award

For outstanding academics at the peak of their careers. Award winners are invited to spend a period of six to twelve months on academic collaboration with specialist colleagues in Germany.

 

IBM Faculty Development Award

The IBM Faculty Awards is a competitive worldwide program intended to foster collaboration between researchers at leading universities worldwide and those in IBM research, development and service organizations; and promote courseware and curriculum innovation to stimulate growth in disciplines and geographies that are strategic to IBM.

 

IBM Faculty Partnership Award

These awards are presented each year to full-time profesors at accredited universities to recognize and foster innovative work in academic education and research.

 

IBM First Plateau Invention Achievement Award

Industry award for patent.

 

IBM Outstanding Innovation Award

For work on reasoning about knowledge in 1987 and clock synchronization in 1988

 

ICCV Helmholtz Prize

The Helmholtz Prize is an award given biyearly by the TCPAMI at the International Conference on Computer Vision (ICCV) for fundamental contributions in Computer Vision. The award recognizes ICCV papers from ten years ago with significant impact on computer vision research. 

 

IEEE Emanuel R. Piore Award

For outstanding contributions in the field of information processing, in relation to computer science.

 

IEEE Fellow

Conferred by the Board of Directors upon a person with an extraordinary record of accomplishments in any of the IEEE fields of interest.

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IEEE Harry H. Goode Memorial Award

Awarded by the Computer Society on the basis of achievements in the information processing field which are considered either a single contribution of theory, design, or technique of outstanding significance, or the accumulation of important contributions on theory or practice over an extended time period, the total of which represent an outstanding contribution. 

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IEEE Internet Award

The annual award recognizes from one to three people each year for exceptional contributions to the advancement of Internet technology for network architecture, mobility, and/or end-use applications.

 

IEEE Technical Achievement Award

For outstanding and innovative contributions to the fields of computer and information science and engineering or computer technology, usually within the past ten, and not more than fifteen years.

 

IEEE Technical Committee on Distributed Processing Outstanding Achievment Award

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IEEE Tsutomu Kanai Award

The Kanai Award recognizes major contributions to the state-of-the art distributed computing systems and their applications.

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IEEE Von Neumann Medal

For outstanding achievements in computer-related science and technology. The achievements may be theoretical, technological, or entrepreneurial, and need not have been made immediately prior to the date of the award.

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IEEE W. Wallace McDowell Award

Awarded for groundbreaking contributions to topics ranging from computational complexity, to the analysis of algebraic computations, to logics of programs and verification

 

INFORMS Fellow

INFORMS fellows are examples of outstanding lifetime achievement in operations research and the management sciences.

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Innovative Applications of Artificial Intelligence Conference (IAAI)

Innovative Applications of Artificial Intelligence Conferences (IAAI) traditionally consist of case studies of deployed applications with measurable benefits whose value depends on the use of AI technology. In addition, many IAAI conferences augment these case studies with papers and invited talks that address emerging areas of AI technology or applications.

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Intel Early Career Faculty Honor Program

The Intel Early Career Faculty Honor Program (ECFHP) was created to help Intel connect with the best and brightest early areer faculty members at the top universities around the world.

 

Invited to join the Center for Analytic Economics, Cornell

Jean-Claude Laprie Award

Jean-Claude Laprie (1944-2010) was Directeur de Recherche at LAAS-CNRS. He devoted his entire career to research on the dependability of computing systems. The Jean-Claude Laprie Award in Dependable Computing is awarded annually since 2012 by the IFIP Working Group 10.4 on Dependable Computing and Fault Tolerance in his honor. The award recognizes outstanding papers that have significantly influenced the theory and/or practice of Dependable Computing.

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Kampé de Fériet Award

The award was created for the recognition of significant works that reflect the spirit of late Professor Joseph Kampé de Fériet, a famous scientist in France. The award is presented to those with exceptional contributions to the field of information processing and management of uncertainty.

 

Katayanagi Emerging Leadership Prize

The Katayanagi Emerging Leadership Prize will be awarded annually to an individual recognized as an emerging research leader.

 

Kavli Frontiers Fellow, National Academy of Science

Kavli Frontiers Fellow, National Academy of Science

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Koenderink Prize for Fundamental Contributions in Computer Vision

The Koenderink Prize is awarded each year at the ECCV, one of the most prestigious conferences in the field of computer vision worldwide, for papers published at ECCV ten years ago which have withstood the test of time.

 

Lanchester Prize

The Lanchester Prize is awarded annually for the best contribution to operations research and the management sciences published in English.

 

LDV Vision Summit: Entrepreneurial Computer Vision Challenge Winner

For any Computer Vision and Machine Learning students, professors, experts or enthusiasts working on a unique solution to empower businesses and humanity.

 

LICS Test of Time Award

MacArthur Fellows Award

The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation Fellows Program awards unrestricted fellowships to talented individuals who have shown extraordinary originality and dedication in their creative pursuits and a marked capacity for self-direction.

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Member, Advisory Committee, International Scientists, for the Research Council President of the European Union

Microsoft New Faculty Fellowship Award

The New Faculty Fellowship Program identifies, recognizes, and supports exceptional new faculty members engaged in innovative computing research

 

Microsoft Research Faculty Fellowship

Microsoft Research Outstanding Collaborator Award

Most Influential Paper, Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR)

The award is given to a paper from ten years ago that has made "fundamental contributions to computer vision that have withstood the test of time."

 

Most Influential Paper, International Conference on Computer Vision (ICCV)

Most Influential Paper, International Conference on Machine Learning (ICML)

Most Influential Paper, Principles of Programming Languages (POPL)

Presented annually to the author(s) of a paper presented at the POPL held 10 years prior to the award year.

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Most Influential Paper, Special Interest Group on Operating Systems (SIGOPS)

To recognize the most influential operating systems papers that have appeared in the peer-reviewed literature at least ten years in the past.

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National Academy of Engineering Founder's Award

The award recognizes an outstanding NAE member or foreign member who has upheld the ideals and principles of the NAE through professional, educational, and personal achievement and accomplishment. 

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National Academy of Engineering Member

To honor extraordinary contributions to engineering and society.

 

National Academy of Sciences Award for Initiatives in Research

Awarded to recognize innovative young scientists and to encourage research likely to lead toward new capabilities for human benefit.

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National Academy of Sciences Member

Award to recognize outstanding achievements in science.

 

National Computer Graphics Association Academic Award

NEC Labs Data Management University Award

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New England Security Day, Cybersecurity Education Chair

The New England Security Day (NESD) conference is designed to bring together premier practitioners, researchers, students, and funding partners in security, in and around New England. 

 

Nominated for the General Ronald Yates Award for Excellence in Technology Transfer (AFRL/RL)

Norges Tekniske Vitenskapsakademi (NTVA) Member

Norway's equivalent to the National Academy of Engineering. NTVA has 500 members, of which only 26 are foreign members.

 

NSF Algorithms in the Field (AitF) Grant

Algorithms in the Field encourages closer collaboration between two groups of researchers: (i) theoretical computer science researchers and (ii) other computing and information researchers who focus on the particular design constraints of applications and/or computing devices.

 

NSF Cybersecurity Innovation for Cyberinfrastructure (CICI) Grant

The objective of the CICI program is to “develop and deploy security solutions that benefit the scientific community by ensuring the integrity and reliable of the end-to-end scientific workflow… Therefore, an increasing area of focus for the NSF is the development and deployment of hardware and software technologies and techniques to protect research cyberinfrastructure across every stage of the scientific workflow.” 

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NSF Expeditions in Computing Grant

The Expeditions in Computing (Expeditions) program was created to provide the CISE research and education community with the opportunity to pursue ambitious, fundamental research agendas that promise to define the future of computing and information.

 

NSF Faculty Early Career Development Award

Awarded to support of junior faculty who exemplify the role of teacher-scholars through outstanding research, excellent education and the integration of education and research within the context of the mission of their organizations.

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NSF Grant in Cybersecurity

NSF awards $2.5 million to Cornell researchers to develop software tools that will improve cybersecurity

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NSF Large Collaborative Grant

This large collaborative grant is awarded to fund research on the science and applications of cryptocurrency, leveraging cryptography, game theory, programming languages, and system secuirty techniques.

 

NSF Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE)

Established by the National Science and Technology Council in 1996, the PECASE award is the hightest honor bestowed by the U.S. governement, which recognizes and honors outstanding scientists and engineers.

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NSF Presidential Young Investigator Award

Prestigious Research-Fund Awards to Young Faculty.

 

NYSTAR Faculty Development Award

These awards through the New York State Foundation for Science, Technology and Innovation Faculty Development Program assist universities in the retention of leading research faculty in science and technology fields with strong commercial potential

 

ONR Young Investigator Award

The Office of Naval Research (ONR) YIP Program seeks to identify and support academic scientists and engineers who have received Ph.D. or equivalent degrees within the last five years and who show exceptional promise for doing creative research.

 

OOPSLA Distinguished Artifact Award

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Outstanding Reserach Award of Web Intelligence Consortium

Packard Fellowship in Science and Engineering

The Packard Fellowships for Science and Engineering allow the nation's most promising young professors to pursue their science and engineering research.

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PAMI Everingham Prize

To commemorate Mark Everingham, the prize shall be given to a researcher, or a team of researchers, who have made a selfless contribution of significant benefit to other members of the computer vision community. The award is given out by the IEEE Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence (PAMI) Technical Committee.

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Popular Science's Annual Brilliant Ten

Annual list of the most impressive young scientists in the U.S

 

Programming Languages and Analysis for Security (PLAS)

PLAS is an annual ACM SIGPLAN Workshop that focuses on the use of programming-language and program-analysis techniques to improve the security of software systems.

 

PROSE Award

Radcliffe Institute Fellow

Ray Reiter Prize

Rolf Nevanlinna Prize

International Congress of Mathematicians, for outstanding contributions in Mathematical Aspects of Information Sciences.

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Senior Distinguished Scientist Award, Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, Germany

An award established by the Federal Republic of Germany for the promotion of international research cooperation.

 

Service to CRA Award

Awarded to a distinguished individual who has contributed significantly to the Computing Research Association 

 

SIGEST Paper for SIAM Review Selection

Each SIGEST section highlights an exceptional paper that is chosen for its readability and wide appeal to the SIAM community, that has previously appeared in one of SIAM's nine specialized research journals

 

SIGIR Gerard Salton Award

This award honors those who have made "... significant, sustained and continuing contributions to research in information retrieval".

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  • 1983: Gerald Salton
SIGIR Test of Time Award

The SIGIR Test of Time Award recognizes research that has had long-lasting influence, including impact on a subarea of information retrieval research, across subareas of information retrieval research, and outside of the information retrieval research community.

 

SIGKDD Test of Time Award

SIGOPS Hall of Fame Award

The SIGOPS Hall of Fame Award was instituted in 2005 to recognize the most influential Operating Systems papers that were published at least ten years in the past.

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SIGPLAN Research Highlight

Since 2008, SIGPLAN has selected papers from its sponsored conferences that are of high quality and broad appeal. These papers, called SIGPLAN Research Highlights, are selected by a committee representing SIGPLAN’s major conferences and elected officials.

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Sloan Research Fellowship

Designed to identify those who show the most outstanding promise of making fundamental contributions to new knowledge. Chosen by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation.

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Smithsonian Magazine's America's Young Innovator's Award

37 people under the age of 36 who are helping to shape the world. Those honored are scholars, singers, writers, scientists, musicians, painters, activists and more than one public-spirited computer maven

 

Society for Industrial and Applied Math (SIAM) Fellow

Program to recognize certain members who have made outstanding contributions to the fields SIAM serves

 

Special Recognition Award, Information Directorate, Air Force Research Laboratory

Recognized for her ground-breaking research in integrating AI and operations research techniques

 

Superior Accomplishment Award, U.S. Naval Weapons Laboratory

Dahlgern, Va.

 

University of Washington CSE Alumni Achievement Award

In Spring 2010, UW CSE introduced the Alumni Achievement Awards. Every year since, we have selected two outstanding alumni with exceptional records of achievement for recognition during our graduation celebration. The awards reaffirm to current and future CSE graduates that each contributes to a long, successful line of alumni whose impact reaches far and wide.

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USENIX NSDI Community Award

To encourage broader code and data sharing within the NSDI community, the conference will also present a “Community Award” for the best paper whose code and/or data set is made publicly available.

 

Van Wijngaarden Award

Awarded every 5 years for exceptional contribution to mathematics and computer science.

 

Yahoo! Faculty Research and Engagement Program Award

The Yahoo! Faculty Research and Engagement Program (FREP) is designed to produce the highest quality scientific collaborations and outcomes by engaging with faculty members working in areas of mutual interest.