Undergraduate Research Awards for Students and Awards for Mentors
- The award recognizes undergraduate students in North American universities who show outstanding research potential in an area of computing research.
- The competition offers a unique forum for undergraduate and graduate students to present their original research before a panel of judges and attendees at well-known ACM-sponsored and co-sponsored conferences.
- This award recognizes individual faculty members who have provided exceptional mentorship, undergraduate research experiences, and, in parallel, guidance on admission and matriculation of these students to research-focused graduate programs in computing.
- The award recognizes faculty for their outstanding mentorship, research opportunities, recruitment of women and minority students, and efforts to encourage and advance undergraduates in computing-related fields.
- PAESMEM recognizes individuals for their mentoring of persons from underrepresented racial and ethnic groups, women, persons with disabilities, and persons from disadvantaged socioeconomic backgrounds.
- The award recognizes Mathematics, Statistics, and Computer Science faculty mentors for their success in mentoring undergraduate students in research.
- The award recognizes faculty members who combine outstanding research accomplishments with excellence in graduate mentoring, as well as those who advocate for recruiting, encouraging, and promoting women and minorities in computing fields.