Awards

CS-Can|Info-Can relies on the volunteers that serve on its committees, as well as its professional staff, to carry out its program.

The following committees oversee the CSCAN-INFOCAN award programs:

Lifetime Achievement in Computer Science Award

This award recognizes individuals who have made outstanding and sustained contributions to the field of computer science over their careers. These awards recognize career excellence in research, teaching, service, or any combination of these.

2021-22 Selection Committee
Chair: Kelly Lyons (Toronto)

  • Rachida Dssouli (Concordia)
  • Foutse Khomh (Polytechnique Montreal)
  • George Labahn (Waterloo)
  • Hanan Lutfiyya (Western)
  • Patrick Martin (Queen’s)
  • Hausi Müller (Victoria)
  • Carolyn Watters (Dalhousie)
  • Virendra Bhavsar (New Brunswick)

Outstanding Early Career Computer Science Researcher Awards

This award recognizes top early-career computer science academic researchers who are within 10 years of completing their Ph.D. and recognize excellence in research 

2021-22 Selection Committee
Chair: Kelly Lyons (Toronto)

  • Foutse Khomh (Polytechnique Montreal)
  • George Labahn (Waterloo)
  • Hanan Lutfiyya (Western)
  • Patrick Martin (Queen’s)
  • Hausi Müller (Victoria)
  • Carolyn Watters (Dalhousie)
  • Virendra Bhavsar (New Brunswick)
  • Rachida Dssouli (Concordia)

Canadian Computer Science Distinguished Dissertation Award

This award recognizes computer science doctoral students completing degrees at Canadian institutions and recognize excellence in research and writing in a doctoral dissertation.

2021-22 Selection Committee

Chair: Kate Larson (University of Waterloo)

Excellence in Teaching Award

This award recognizes computer science faculty at Canadian institutions who have been nominated by students, colleagues, and alumni in recognition of excellence in teaching. They honour faculty who have demonstrated exceptional teaching ability, at the undergraduate or graduate level, via classroom lectures, laboratory instruction, thesis supervision, design and development of courses, and use of innovative teaching methods.

2021-22 Selection Committee

Chairs: Jacqueline Smith, University of Toronto; Marc Feeley, University of Montreal

Distinguished Service Award 

This award recognize outstanding service to CS-Can|Info-Can and the Canadian computer science community at large.

It is selected by the CS-Can|Info-Can Board of Directors.

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