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Nominations Sought for IEEE Technical Council on Software Engineering Awards

LOS ALAMITOS, Calif., 22 March 2014 – The IEEE Technical Council on Software Engineering (TCSE) is seeking nominations of distinguished individuals and teams for its annual awards.
 
Recipients will be presented with a plaque at the IEEE/ACM International Conference on Software Engineering (ICSE), 4-6 June in Hyderabad, India, and a citation on the IEEE TCSE website.
 
Nominations are being sought for the following annual awards:
 
  • TCSE Distinguished Service Award, presented to an individual for outstanding and/or sustained contributions and service to the software engineering community;
  • TCSE Distinguished Education Award, presented to an individual for outstanding and/or sustained contributions to software engineering education;
  • TCSE Distinguished Synergy Award (new), presented to a team for outstanding and/or sustained contributions that stand as a model in the software engineering community of effective partnership between industry and universities; and the
  • TCSE Distinguished Women in Science and Engineering (WISE) Leadership Award (new), presented to an individual for outstanding and/or sustained leadership in the software engineering community to encourage women to explore science and engineering career paths. 
The nomination deadline is 1 April.  A nominee must be a TCSE member at the time of nomination. For more information, contact 2014 TCSE Awards Chair Rick Selby at rick.selby@ngc.com.
 
Nominators must submit their name, address, phone number, and email address, as well as the name, address, phone number, and email address of the person or team being nominated. A short statement (200-500 words) explaining why the nominee or team deserves the recommended award, supporting statements from up to two people, and a bio or vitae for the nominee should also be included.
 
Nominations should be emailed as file attachments to the respective award chair:
  • TCSE Distinguished Service Award: Grace Lewis, glewis@sei.cmu.edu
  • TCSE Distinguished Education Award: Paul Strooper, pstroop@itee.uq.edu.au
  • TCSE Distinguished Synergy Award: Rick Kazman, kazman@hawaii.edu
  • TCSE Distinguished WISE Leadership Award: Pam Jones, pam.jones@ieee.org

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