Highest Honors from the World’s Premier Computing Association

Our society has dedicated 75 years to recognizing the accomplishments of pioneers who create waves for the technology of tomorrow.
Recognizing outstanding achievements and significant contributions.
Presenting many prominent names in computing.

A distinction reserved for select members with extraordinary accomplishments.
Student Scholarships and Awards
For students in computer science and engineering.
Award Nominations
Award nominations are accepted throughout the year. We honor the outstanding achievements of technology leaders.
View All Open Nominations
For contributions in the field of computer microarchitecture and compiler code generation.

Completed Nominations Accepted through 30 June 2021 -11:59 pm EDT
IEEE Computer Society Award Recipients
See the photos and biographies of recipients of our major awards. They include some of the biggest names in the fields of computer engineering and computer science. The rosters often read like a Hall of Fame in computing, and their profiles are often our most-read content.
IEEE Fellows
The grade of IEEE Fellow is conferred upon a person with an extraordinary record of accomplishments in any IEEE field of interest. The total number selected in any one year does not exceed one-tenth of one percent of the total voting IEEE membership.
IEEE Computer Society Student Scholarships and Awards
Students are eligible for annual scholarships, awards, and honors in three categories: Richard E. Merwin Scholarships, the Lance Stafford Larson Award for best student paper, and the Upsilon Pi Epsilon Honor Society awards.
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