Awards and Nominations

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“For contributions to representation, inference, and learning in probabilistic models with applications to computational biology and human health.”
“For sustained contributions to design and test of computing systems in established and emerging technologies.”
“For visionary contributions to computer security theory and practice, including foreseeing new cloud vulnerabilities and then pioneering corresponding novel solutions.”
“For contributions to new nonvolatile memory technologies and their applications.”
“For contributions to Bayesian, learning and optimization-based approaches to computer vision.”
“For contributions to mining software repositories and defect prediction.”
“For contributions to high performance and scalable communication in parallel and high-end computing systems.”
“For contributions to the specification and analysis of software.”

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Student Awards & Scholarship

The Executive Council of Upsilon Pi Epsilon (UPE) wishes to encourage academic excellence for students in the computing discipline. UPE initiated this award with the IEEE Computer Society, as the largest association of computer professionals, to raise the importance of academic achievement in our future computer professionals. Up to four awards of $1,000 each are […]

Nomination Deadline:   31 October Every Year
Student Awards & Scholarship

Best Student Paper Contest In 1983, the Lance Stafford Larson Award was established by the Larson family in memorial for their son, who died in an electrical accident while an undergraduate at the University of Maryland. The Larson family, which includes IEEE Past President Robert Larson, created this award to encourage students to develop excellence […]

Nomination Deadline:   31 October Every Year
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Service Award

No Endorsement is required. NOMINATIONS ARE ACCEPTED THROUGHOUT THE YEAR.   2022 Service Awards and Certificates Subcommittee Chair Mark Allen Weiss Florida International University   Past Recipients 2021 Certificate of Appreciation Recipients  Adam Cron Erik Jan Marinisen   Past Recipients 2017 Certificate of Appreciation Recipients – 1st Quarter – JAN-MAR Aanandita Dhawan Abhishek Akash Diggewadi Aditya Mathur […]

Nomination Deadline:   31 December 2022
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Technical Award

This award nomination requires a minimum of 2 endorsements. Nomination Questions (pdf)  |  Open Nominations (pdf)     2022 Edward J. McCluskey Technical Achievement Award Subcommittee Chair Ahmed Louri, George Washington University  

Nomination Deadline:   Open and Close Dates: 1 January 2022 - 1 October 2022 - 11:59PM EDT
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Technical Award

Established in memory of B. Ramakrishna Rau, and awarded in recognition of his distinguished career in promoting and expanding the use of innovative computer microarchitecture techniques, including his innovation in compiler technology, his leadership in academic and industrial computer architecture, and his extremely high personal and ethical standards. The nomination deadline is 1 May 2019.

Nomination Deadline:   Open Nomination Period: January - 30 June 2022 - 11:50 PM EDT
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Technical Award

Endorsement(s) are optional. Nomination Questions (pdf)  |  Computer Pioneer Call (html) All members of the profession are invited to nominate a colleague who they consider most eligible to be considered for this award.  The Award is named for the Women of ENIAC but is open to all professionals, regardless of gender or gender identity.  The […]

Nomination Deadline:   1 October 2022 - 11:59PM EDT
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Service Award

The award nomination requires a minimum of 2 endorsements. NOMINATIONS ARE ACCEPTED THROUGHOUT THE YEAR.   2022 Service Certificates Subcommittee Chair Mark Allen Weiss Florida International University    

Nomination Deadline:   31 December 2022
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Technical Award

The award nomination requires a minimum of 3 endorsements by the award deadline. Review Nomination Questions (pdf)  |  Download Call for Nominations (pdf) This technical award was first given in 1999. The award consists of a $3,000 honorarium, museum-quality memento, and a possible invited talk during the week of the annual International Conference on Software Engineering […]

Nomination Deadline:   Open and Close Dates: 1 January 2022 - 1 October 2022 - 11:59PM EDT
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Other Award

Extended Deadline:   June 30, 2022 The award committee is selected by the two societies and includes past winners as well as leaders in the field.  The Fellowship includes a $5000 honorarium, recognition on the ACM, IEEE CS, and ACM SIGHPC websites, and travel expenses to attend SC. The recipients will be honored at the SC Conference […]

Nomination Deadline:   30 June 2022
Technical Award

Award nominations require a minimum of 3 endorsements. Nomination Questions (pdf)  |  Download the Richard Merwin flyer (pdf) 2022 Richard E. Merwin Subcommittee Chair Jill I. Gostin, Georgia Tech Research Institute

Nomination Deadline:   Open and Close Dates: 1 January 2022 - 1 October 2022 - 11:59PM EDT
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Service Award

The award nomination requires a minimum of 2 endorsements. NOMINATIONS ARE ACCEPTED THROUGHOUT THE YEAR.     2022 Service Certificates Subcommittee Chair Mark Allen Weiss Florida International University     2021 Recipients 2021 Aparna Chandramowlishwaran For service as General Co-Chair for the 2021 International Parallel and Distributed Processing Symposium (IPDPS) 2021 Karen Karavanic For service […]

Nomination Deadline:   31 December 2022
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Technical Award

The award nomination requires a minimum of 3 endorsements. Nomination Questions (pdf)  |  Download Wallace McDowell Award flyer (pdf)     2022 W. Wallace McDowell Award Subcommittee Chair Arie E.Kaufman, Stony Brook University  

Nomination Deadline:   Open and Close Dates: 1 January 2022 - 1 October 2022 - 11:59 PM EDT
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Technical Award

This award nomination requires a minimum of 2 endorsements by the award deadline. Review Nomination Questions (pdf)  |  Download Call for Nominations (pdf)  | Presentation: SC22   2022 Ken Kennedy Subcommittee Chair David Padua University of Illinois at Urbana‐Champaign  

Nomination Deadline:   Open and Closed dates: 1 January 2022 - 1 June 2022 - 11:59pm EDT
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Technical Award

This award nomination requires a minimum of 3 endorsements. Nomination Questions (pdf)  |  Open Nominations (pdf)   2022 Hans Karlsson Award Committee Chair Katherine L. Morse, PhD IEEE Fellow The Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory

Nomination Deadline:   Open and Close Dates: 1 January 2022 - 1 October 2022 - 11:59PM EDT
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Technical Award

Nominate an Individual or Group The award nomination requires a minimum of 1 endorsement. Download, Print, and Share Call for Nomination flyer >> The IEEE Computer Society/Software Engineering Institute Watts S. Humphrey Software Quality Award is presented to recognize outstanding achievements in improving the ability of a target organization to create and evolve software-dependent systems. […]

Nomination Deadline:   Deadline: 1 September 2022
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Service Award

The award nomination requires a minimum of 3 endorsements. NOMINATIONS ARE ACCEPTED THROUGHOUT THE YEAR. Call for Harry Hayman Nominations (pdf)  

Nomination Deadline:   31 December 2022
Most Recent Recipient
Technical Award

This award nomination requires a minimum of 3 endorsements. Nomination Questions (pdf)  |  Download Harry Goode Award Flyer (pdf)   2022 Harry H. Goode Award Subcommittee Chair Arie Kaufman, Stony Brook University (SUNY)

Nomination Deadline:   Open and Close Dates: 1 January 2022 - 1 October 2022 - 11:59 PM EDT
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Technical Award

The award nomination requires a minimum of 3 endorsements by the award deadline. Review Nomination Questions (pdf) |  Download Call for Nominations (pdf)  | Presentation: SC22 2022 Sidney Fernbach Award Subcommittee Chair Mary Hall, University of Utah

Nomination Deadline:   Extended deadline: 30 June 2022 - 11:59pm EDT
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Technical Award

This award nomination requires a minimum of 3 endorsements. Nomination Questions (pdf)  |  Download flyer (pdf) The award is a museum-quality sterling silver chalice commissioned from Washington DC artist Michael Schwartz. The gold-plated crown below the cup displays the alternating symbols of the IEEE and the Computer Society, supported by clusters of laurel leaves, an ancient […]

Nomination Deadline:   Open and Close Dates: 1 January 2021 - 1 October 2021 - 11:59PM EDT
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Technical Award

The Eckert-Mauchly Award recognizes outstanding contributions to computer and digital systems architecture. The nomination deadline is 30 March 2019.

Nomination Deadline:   Deadline: 30 March 2022 11:59pm EDT
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Service Award

The award nomination requires a minimum of 3 endorsements. NOMINATIONS ARE ACCEPTED THROUGHOUT THE YEAR. 2022 Service Certificates Subcommittee Chair Mark Allen Weiss Florida International University

Nomination Deadline:   31 December 2022
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Other Award

The award nomination requires a minimum of 2 endorsements. The contributions can be at undergraduate or graduate teaching (BTech/BCA/ MCA,MTech or PhD).  Contributions may include writing influential texts, course materials, and papers on Research or education; inspirational teaching; and innovative teaching and/or development of curriculum or methodology. Eligibility Nominees should be teaching in India, preferably […]

Nomination Deadline:   1 October 2021
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Education Award

A certificate and $2,000 honorarium are awarded for outstanding contributions to undergraduate education through teaching and service, and for helping to maintain interest in the field and make a statement about the importance with which the IEEE Computer Society views undergraduate education.     The award nomination requires a minimum of 2 endorsements. Nomination Questions […]

Nomination Deadline:   Deadline: 1 October 2022 - 11:59 PM EDT
Most Recent Recipient
Technical Award

The award nomination requires a minimum of 3 endorsements by the award deadline. Review Nomination Questions (pdf)  |  Download Call for Nominations (pdf)  | Presentation:  SC22   2022 Seymour Cray Subcommittee Chair Mary Hall, University of Utah  

Nomination Deadline:   Extended deadline: 30 June 2022 - 11:59pm EDT
Most Recent Recipient
Service Award

No endorsement is required. NOMINATIONS ARE ACCEPTED THROUGHOUT THE YEAR. 2022 Service Awards and Certificates Subcommittee Chair Mark Allen Weiss Florida International University Past recipients for Continuous Service Adel S. Elmaghraby Anne Gattiker Anthony Ambler Benoit Nadeau-Dostie Burnell G. West Carey Kornfeld Cecilia Metra Cheng-Wen Wu Christain Landrault Daniel J. Graham David Keezer Dilip K. […]

Nomination Deadline:   31 December 2022
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Technical Award

This award nomination requires a minimum of 3 endorsements. Nomination Questions (pdf)  |  Open Nominations Award Flyer (pdf) Established in memory of Charles Babbage in recognition of significant contributions in the field of parallel computation. The candidate would have made an outstanding, innovative contribution or contributions to parallel computation. It is hoped, but not required, that […]

Nomination Deadline:   Open and Close Dates: 1 January 2022 - 1 October 2022 - 11:59PM EDT
Education Award

The award nomination requires a minimum of 3 endorsements. Nomination Questions (pdf)  |  Download CS Education Award flyer (pdf) The individual must meet two or more of the following criteria in the computer science and engineering field: Achieving recognition as a teacher of renown. Writing an influential text. Leading, inspiring, or providing significant education content during […]

Nomination Deadline:   Open and Close Dates: 1 January 2022 - 1 October 2022 - 11:59PM EDT
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Student Awards & Scholarship

IEEE Computer Society is offering $36,000 in student scholarships, of $1,000 and up, to recognize and reward active student volunteer leaders in IEEE Student Branches or IEEE Computer Society Student Branch Chapters who show promise in their academic and professional efforts. This scholarship was created in honor of the late Richard E. Merwin, past president of […]

Nomination Deadline:   30 April and 30 September

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