CRA makes an award, usually annually, to a person who has made outstanding contributions aimed at increasing the numbers and/or successes of underrepresented groups in the computing research community. This award recognizes work in areas of government affairs, educational programs, professional societies, public awareness, and leadership that has a major impact on advancing these groups in the computing research community. Recognized contributions can be focused directly at the research level or at its immediate precursors, namely students at the undergraduate or graduate levels.
The Computing Research Association has selected David Notkin, Professor of Computer Science and Engineering at the University of Washington Seattle, as the 2013 A. Nico Habermann awardee, recognizing Notkin’s deep commitment for increasing the participation of women and underrepresented groups in computing.
CRA makes an award, usually annually, to a person who has made an outstanding service contribution to the computing research community. This award recognizes service in the areas of government affairs, professional societies, publications or conferences, and leadership that has a major impact on computing research.
Neumann was selected in recognition of the outstanding contributions to advancing the field of computing that he has made during half of a century of service and dedication.
This award program recognizes undergraduate students in North American universities who show outstanding research potential in an area of computing research.