The annual CS-Can|Info-Can Awards for Lifetime Achievement, Outstanding Young Computer Science Research and Distinguished Dissertation recognize and celebrate outstanding achievements and contributions to computing in Canada.

We are pleased to introduce the CS-Can|Info-Can Awards Winners.

Lifetime Achievement Awards

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.

Lifetime Achievement Winners

James R. Cordy, Queen’s University

W. Morven Gentleman

J. Wesley Graham

Laurie Hendren, McGill University

Hugh Williams, University of Manitoba

Outstanding Young Computer Science Researcher Awards 

These prizes recognize excellence in research, and are made to top young faculty members in Canadian Computer Science Departments, Schools, Faculties who are within the first ten years of their career beyond the completion of their PhD.

Outstanding Young Researchers

Audrey Girouard, Carleton University

Florian Kerschbaum, University of Waterloo

Foutse Khomh, Polytechnique Montréal

Emad Shihab, Concordia University

Canadian Computer Science Distinguished Dissertation Award

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 annually based on nominations prepared by a nominee’s supervisor in consultation with the nominee’s department chair.

Distinguished Dissertation Award

Leqi Zhu, University of Toronto

Distinguished Service Award

The Distinguished Service Award is presented annually to recognize outstanding service to CS-Can|Info-Can and the Canadian computer science community at large.

Inaugural Distinguished Service Award

Mark Frappier, Université Sherbrooke

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