Awards and Nominations

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“For pioneering contributions to scheduling and management of packet-switched networks, impacting the theory and practice of communication networks.”
“For key standards development in measurement and systems engineering, broad outreach, and diplomatic leadership..”
“For the development of visual formalisms and for the invention of Statecharts, which had a profound impact on software engineering.”
“For Outstanding Leadership in Cyber Security Education and Data Science Education as well as Mentorship of Members of Systemically Marginalized Groups.”
“For contributions to high-performance compilers and graph computing.”
“For exceptional contributions to the computing profession and sustained impactful service to the IEEE Computer Society.”
“For pioneering and enduring contributions to information integration, data and service semantics, and knowledge-enhanced computing.”
“For significant and pioneering contributions to algorithms, protocols and architectures for routing in computer networks and the Internet.”
“For contributions to energy-efficient circuits and architectures and related design methods and tools.”
“For contributions to object recognition, unsupervised domain adaptation and visual search.”
“For contributions to oblivious and encrypted computation.”
“For contributions to the design and realization of resource-efficient cloud computing.”

Award Nominations

Search Awards
Other Award

The IEEE Computer Society TCHPC Early Career Researchers Award for Excellence in High Performance Computing recognizes up to 3 individuals who have made outstanding, influential, and potentially long-lasting contributions in the field of high-performance computing within 5 years of receiving their PhD degree as of January 01 of the year of the award. It is […]

Nomination Deadline:   15 August 2023
Most Recent Recipient
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
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 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
Most Recent Recipient
Technical Award

This award nomination requires a minimum of 2 endorsements. Nomination Questions (pdf)  |  Open Nominations (pdf)     2023 Edward J. McCluskey Technical Achievement Award Subcommittee Chair Ahmed Louri, George Washington University  

Nomination Deadline:   Deadline: 1 October 2023 - 11:59PM EDT
Most Recent Recipient
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:   Deadline: 1 June 2023 - 11:59PM EDT
Most Recent Recipient
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:   Deadline: 1 October 2023 - 11:59PM EDT
Most Recent Recipient
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
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) 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:   Deadline: 1 October 2023 - 11:59PM EDT
Most Recent Recipient
Other Award

Next Deadline:  1 May 2023  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:   1 May 2023
Technical Award

Award nominations require a minimum of 3 endorsements. Nomination Questions (pdf)  |  Download the Richard Merwin flyer (pdf) 2023 Richard E. Merwin Subcommittee Chair TBD

Nomination Deadline:   Deadline: 1 October 2023 - 11:59PM EDT
Most Recent Recipient
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
Most Recent Recipient
Technical Award

The award nomination requires a minimum of 3 endorsements. Nomination Questions (pdf)  |  Download Wallace McDowell Award flyer (pdf)     2023 W. Wallace McDowell Award Subcommittee Chair TBD  

Nomination Deadline:   Deadline: 1 October 2023 - 11:59PM EDT
Most Recent Recipient
Technical Award

This award nomination requires a minimum of 2 endorsements by the award deadline. Nomination Questions (pdf)  |  Call for 2022 Nominations (pdf)  | Presentation: SC23   2023 Ken Kennedy Subcommittee Chair TBD  

Nomination Deadline:   Next Open Dates: 1 January 2023 - 30 June 2023 - 11:59PM EDT
Most Recent Recipient
Technical Award

This award nomination requires a minimum of 3 endorsements. Nomination Questions (pdf)  |  Open Nominations (pdf)   2023 Hans Karlsson Award Committee Chair Katherine L. Morse, PhD IEEE Fellow The Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory

Nomination Deadline:   Deadline: 1 October 2023 - 11:59PM EDT
Most Recent Recipient
Technical Award

Nominate an Individual or Group The award nomination requires a minimum of 1 endorsement. Download, Print, and Share Accepting New Nominations Now >> 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 2023
Most Recent Recipient
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)   2023 Harry H. Goode Award Subcommittee Chair Ming C. Lin University of Maryland

Nomination Deadline:   Deadline: 1 October 2023 - 11:59PM EDT
Technical Award

The award nomination requires a minimum of 3 endorsements by the award deadline. Review Nomination Questions (pdf) |  Download Call for Nominations_2022 (pdf)  | Presentation: SC23 2023 Sidney Fernbach Memorial Award Subcommittee Chair Mary Hall, University of Utah

Nomination Deadline:   Next Open Dates: 1 January 2023 - 30 June 2023 - 11:59PM EDT
Most Recent Recipient
Technical Award

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

Nomination Deadline:   30 March 2023 11:59pm EDT
Most Recent Recipient
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
Most Recent Recipient
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
Most Recent Recipient
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 2023 - 11:59PM 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_2022 (pdf)  | Presentation:  SC23   2023 Seymour Cray Subcommittee Chair Mary Hall, University of Utah  

Nomination Deadline:   Next Open Dates: 1 January 2023 - 30 June 2023 - 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
Most Recent Recipient
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:   Deadline: 1 October 2023 - 11:59PM EDT
Most Recent Recipient
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:   Deadline: 1 October 2023 - 11:59PM EDT
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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