These awards recognize current or former faculty members in Canadian Computer Science Departments, Schools, Faculties who have made outstanding and sustained contributions to computing over their careers. The awards can be for achievement in research, teaching, service, or any combination of these.
These awards recognize excellence in research, and are made to top young faculty members in Canadian Computer Science departments, schools and faculties who are within the first ten years of their career beyond the completion of their PhD.
The Canadian Computer Science Distinguished Dissertation Award recognizes excellence in research and writing by a computer science doctoral student completing their degree at a Canadian institution. One award is given annual based on nominations prepared by a nominee’s supervisor in consultation with the nominee’s department chair. Nominations are assess by a panel of computer scientists chosen from a variety of sub-disciplines in the field for originality, potential impact, technical depth and significance, and quality of presentation.
The Distinguished Service Award is presented annually to recognize outstanding service to CS-Can|Info-Can and the Canadian computer science community at large.