Tag Archive: Awards

Information and announcements on CRA awards programs.

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John Hennessy and David Patterson Receive 2017 Turing Award


ACM has named John L. Hennessy, former president of Stanford University, and David A. Patterson, professor emeritus of the University of California, Berkeley, recipients of the 2017 ACM A.M. Turing Award for pioneering a systematic, quantitative approach to the design and evaluation of computer architectures with enduring impact on the microprocessor industry. Patterson is a former CRA Board Chair and will be a plenary speaker at the 2018 CRA Conference at Snowbird, and Hennessy was a plenary speaker at the 2012 CRA Conference at Snowbird.

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Juan E. Gilbert and Manuel Pérez Quiñones Receive the 2018 A. Nico Habermann Award


This year, the CRA board of directors selected two recipients of the 2018 A. Nico Habermann Award: Juan E. Gilbert of the University of Florida and Manuel A. Pérez Quiñones of the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. Both individuals are being recognized for their contributions aimed at increasing the number and success of members of underrepresented groups in the computing research community. Gilbert has had an incredible impact on diversifying the field of computer science, especially on increasing the number of African-American Ph.D. recipients and faculty members in all of the institutions in which he has worked. Pérez Quiñones has tirelessly and passionately worked throughout his career for diversity and inclusion in computing at all levels, spanning from high school to Ph.D., especially for Latino/as.

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Paul Messina Receives 2018 CRA Distinguished Service Award


Paul Messina was selected as the 2018 recipient of the CRA Distinguished Service Award for his significant contributions to the advancement of high performance computing and decades of service to the field. Messina has an incredible record of building and managing large-scale, diverse research activities. Over the course of his career, he has designed, directed, and otherwise executed numerous initiatives that have influenced U.S. policy and programs resulting in the U.S. leadership position in high-performance computing.

Michael Ernst and Catherine Putonti Receive the 2018 CRA-E Undergraduate Research Faculty Mentoring Award


The Education Committee of the Computing Research Association (CRA-E) is proud to announce two recipients of the 2018 CRA-E Undergraduate Research Faculty Mentoring Award: Michael Ernst from the University of Washington in Seattle and Catherine Putonti from Loyola University in Chicago. These outstanding individuals are being recognized for providing exceptional mentorship, undergraduate research experiences, and, in parallel, guidance on admission and matriculation of their students to research-focused graduate programs in computing.

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2018 Outstanding Undergraduate Researcher Award Winners


Congratulations to the recipients of the 2018 Outstanding Undergraduate Researcher Award. This year’s nominees are a very impressive group. A number of them were commended for making significant contributions to more than one research project, several are authors or coauthors on multiple papers, others have made presentations at major conferences, and some have produced software artifacts that were in widespread use. Click on the article for the full list of awardees, runners-up, finalists, and honorable mentions.

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Nominations Open for 2018 CRA-E Undergraduate Research Faculty Mentoring Award


This award program honors faculty members in computing who have made a significant impact on students they have mentored. The CRA-E Undergraduate Research Faculty Mentoring Award recognizes faculty members who have provided exceptional mentorship and undergraduate research experiences and, in parallel, guidance on admission and matriculation of these students to research-focused graduate programs in computing.

Announcements


Are You Working on the Taulbee Survey?
The CRA Taulbee Survey is in progress. The deadline for the salary section is November 20 and the deadline for the rest of the survey is January 8, 2018.

CRA Summit on Technology and Jobs
On December 12, CRA will host a Summit on Technology and Jobs in Washington, DC.

Applications Open for CRA’s New URMD Grad Cohort Workshop
Applications are now open until October 15 for the inaugural CRA URMD Graduate Cohort Workshop, which will be held March 16-17, 2018 in San Diego, CA.

Nominations Open for 2018 CRA Award for Outstanding Undergraduate Researchers
The deadline for nominations is October 27.

Nominations Open for CRA Distinguished Service and A. Nico Habermann Awards
The deadline for receipt of nominations for both awards is December 8.

Save the Date: 2018 CRA Career Mentoring Workshop
CRA’s biennial Career Mentoring Workshop will be offered on February 26-27, 2018 at The Westin Arlington Gateway in Arlington, VA. 

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Nominations Open for CRA Distinguished Service and A. Nico Habermann Awards


The Computing Research Association invites nominations for the 2018 CRA Distinguished Service Award and A. Nico Habermann Award.

The CRA Distinguished Service Award is presented to a person who has made an outstanding service contribution to the computing research community. The CRA A. Nico Habermann Award is presented a person who has made outstanding contributions aimed at increasing the numbers and/or successes of underrepresented groups in the computing research community.