Call for Nominations: NAS Award for Scientific Reviewing in Computer Science
This year, the National Academy of Sciences (NAS) Award for Scientific Reviewing will recognize a person in the field of computer science who has contributed to surveying the literature. The winner will receive a $20,000 award.
“The NAS Award for Scientific Reviewing has been presented annually since 1979 to recognize authors, whose reviews have synthesized extensive and difficult material, rendering a significant service to science and influencing the course of scientific thought.”
- A letter from the nominator describing the candidate’s work and why he or she should be selected for the award.
- Curriculum vitae of no more than two (2) pages.
- List of reviews upon which the nomination is based.
- Letters of support. Two (2) letters are required.
- Support letters must be written by individuals from institutions outside both the nominator and the nominee’s institution.
- Members of the selection committee may not author support letters.
- A suggested citation.
The nomination deadline is October 1, 2015. Click here for additional information and to submit a nomination. You do not need to be a member of NAS to nominate someone.
The 2016 award committee includes:
John E. Hopcroft, Cornell University (Chair)
Manuel Blum, Carnegie Mellon University
David Forney, Jr., Motorola, Inc.
Andrew J. Viterbi, University of Southern California