CS Professor Andrew Myers won the ACM SIGPLAN Most Influential POPL Paper Award. This award is presented annually to the author(s) of a paper presented at the POPL held 10 years prior to the award year. The papers are judged by their influence over the past decade. The award was for his POPL 1999 paper, "JFlow: Practical Mostly-Static Information Flow Control."

http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/292540.292561

See http://www.sigplan.org/award-popl.htm for more details