Awards and Nominations

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For contributions to the statistical modelling of source code and development practices, to improve software tools and processes.”
For his leadership in distributed computing, high-performance computing, resilience, and data reduction.
For pioneering contributions to modern information theory and bioinformatics.
For providing a novel, long-lasting, and inspirational approach to the teaching of computer science through functional programming that has impacted students from a broad range of STEM disciplines,
For outstanding contributions to undergraduate education through teaching and service creating an inclusive community of experiential undergraduate mentorship.
For contributions to the electrical and computer engineering profession, IEEE, IEEE Computer Society, and academic excellence in computer networking and engineering education.
For pioneering contributions to edge computing and edge intelligence technologies.
For architectural innovations driving open composable systems at package, node, Rack, and Pod levels with PCI-Express, CXL, and UCIe standards.
For pioneering contributions to speech, language and multimedia processing and affective computing and their human-centered societal applications.
For innovative and impactful contributions to representation learning, computer vision, face, and gesture recognition.
For contributions to operating systems and distributed systems.

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Other Award

Important Dates: Nomination Deadline: 15 July 2024 Results Notification:   15 August 2024 Submit a Nomination About the IEEE Computer Society TCHPC Early Career Researchers Award for Excellence in High-Performance Computing This award 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 […]

Student Awards & Scholarship

Important Dates 31 October Every Year Apply for this Award About this Award The Executive Council of Upsilon Pi Epsilon (UPE) encourages 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 […]

Student Awards & Scholarship

Important Dates 31 October Every Year Apply for this Award  Best Student Paper Contest The Lance Stafford Larson Award was established in 1983 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 […]

Service Award

About the Award This certificate is awarded for service to any Society activity or program, such as a conference organizing or program committee. Awards can be given to subcommittee members in lieu of a letter of appreciation. Submit a Nomination No Endorsement is required Nominations are excepted throughout the year 2024 Service Awards and Certificates […]

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Technical Award

Important Deadlines  1 October (Every year) Submit a Nomination About the Edward J. McCluskey Technical Achievement Award A certificate and $2,000 honorarium are presented for outstanding and innovative contributions to the fields of computer and information science and engineering or computer technology, usually within the past 10, and not more than 15 years. This award […]

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Technical Award

Award presented in recognition of substantial contributions in the field of computer microarchitecture and compiler code generation.

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Technical Award

Important Dates 1 October (Every year) Submit a Nomination About the Women of ENIAC Computer Pioneer Award The Computer Pioneer was established in 1981 by the Board of Governors of the IEEE Computer Society to recognize and honor the vision of those people whose efforts resulted in the creation or expansion and continued vitality of […]

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Service Award

The award nomination requires a minimum of 2 endorsements. NOMINATIONS ARE ACCEPTED THROUGHOUT THE YEAR.   2024 Service Certificates Subcommittee Chair Celia Shahnaz Bangladesh University of Engineering    

Nomination Deadline:   31 December
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Technical Award

The award nomination requires a minimum of 3 endorsements by the award deadline. Review Nomination Questions (pdf)  |  Share this 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 […]

Nomination Deadline:   1 October 2024 - 11:59PM EDT
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Other Award

Next Deadline:  1 May 2025  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 2025 - End of Day, Anywhere on Earth (AoE), UTC -12
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Technical Award

Award nominations require a minimum of 3 endorsements. Nomination Questions (pdf)  |  View and Share the 2023 Richard Merwin Award Call (html) 2024 Richard E. Merwin Subcommittee Chair John Johnson, Docent Institute

Nomination Deadline:   Deadline: 1 October 2024 - 11:59PM EDT
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Service Award

The award nomination requires a minimum of 2 endorsements. NOMINATIONS ARE ACCEPTED THROUGHOUT THE YEAR.     Service Certificates Subcommittee Chair Celia Shahnaz Bangladesh University of Engineering     2021 Recipients 2021 George Proeller For outstanding service as Chair of the IEEE Computer Society Distinguished Visitor Program, Vice Chair of the inaugural Distinguished Contributor Program, […]

Nomination Deadline:   31 December
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Technical Award

The award nomination requires a minimum of 3 endorsements. Nomination Questions (pdf)  |  Download Wallace McDowell Award flyer (pdf)     2024 W. Wallace McDowell Award Subcommittee Chair Baining Guo, Microsoft  

Nomination Deadline:   1 October 2024 - 11:59PM EDT
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Technical Award

This award nomination requires a minimum of 2 endorsements by the award deadline. Nomination Questions (pdf)  |  Presentation: SC23 – 18-19, 2024   2024 ACM/IEEE CS Ken Kennedy Subcommittee Chair David Abramson University of Queensland Research Computing Centre Computer Society Representative  

Nomination Deadline:   30 June 2024 - 11:59PM EDT
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Technical Award

This award nomination requires a minimum of 3 endorsements. Nomination Questions (pdf)  |  Open Nominations (pdf)   2024 Hans Karlsson Award Committee Chair Katherine L. Morse, PhD IEEE Fellow The Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory

Nomination Deadline:   1 October 2024 - 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  The Humphrey Award Flyer >> About The Humphrey Award The IEEE CS/SEI Watts S. Humphrey Software Quality Award is named for Watts S. Humphrey, known as the “Father of Software Quality.” Humphrey, following a long career with IBM, […]

Nomination Deadline:   Deadline: 1 September 2024
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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
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Technical Award

This award nomination requires a minimum of 3 endorsements. Nomination Questions (pdf)  |  Download Harry Goode Award Flyer (pdf)   2024 Harry H. Goode Award Subcommittee Chair Ming C. Lin University of Maryland

Nomination Deadline:   1 October 2024 - 11:59PM EDT
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Technical Award

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

Nomination Deadline:   30 June 2024 - 11:59PM EDT
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Technical Award

Named for John Presper Eckert and John William Mauchly, the Eckert-Mauchly Award recognizes outstanding contributions to computer and digital systems architecture.

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Service Award

The award nomination requires a minimum of 3 endorsements. NOMINATIONS ARE ACCEPTED THROUGHOUT THE YEAR. 2024 Service Certificates Subcommittee Chair Celia Shahnaz Bangladesh University of Engineering

Nomination Deadline:   31 December
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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:   1 October 2024 - 11:59PM EDT
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Technical Award

The award nomination requires a minimum of 3 endorsements by the award deadline. Review Nomination Questions (pdf)  | Presentation:  SC23   2023 Seymour Cray Subcommittee Chair Mary Hall, University of Utah  

Nomination Deadline:   30 June 2024 - 11:59PM EDT
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Service Award

No endorsement is required. NOMINATIONS ARE ACCEPTED THROUGHOUT THE YEAR. 2024 Service Awards and Certificates Subcommittee Chair Celia Shahnaz Bangladesh University of Engineering 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
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Technical Award

This award nomination requires a minimum of 3 endorsements.  See Nomination Questions (pdf)  |  Share this Call for Nominations (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, […]

Nomination Deadline:   1 September 2024 - 11:59PM EDT
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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:   1 October 2024 - 11:59PM EDT
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Student Awards & Scholarship

IEEE Computer Society offers $40,000 in student scholarships to recognize and reward active student volunteers in IEEE Student Branches or IEEE Computer Society Student Branch Chapters who show promise in their academic and professional efforts. Students are eligible for up to US $1,000. Created in honor of the late Richard E. Merwin, past president of […]

Nomination Deadline:   30 April and 30 September

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