Distinguished Service Award

CRA presents an award, usually annually, to a person or multiple people who have made an outstanding service contribution to the computing research community. This award recognizes service in the areas of government affairs, professional societies, publications or conferences, and leadership that has a major impact on computing research. Nominators must obtain three to four letters of support from distinguished members of the computing research community who are familiar with the candidate’s service accomplishments and must include a copy of the candidate’s current curriculum vitae. Submit nominations here.

Nico Habermann Award

CRA presents an award, usually annually, to a person or multiple people who have made outstanding contributions aimed at increasing the numbers and/or successes of underrepresented groups in the computing research community. This award recognizes work in areas of government affairs, educational programs, professional societies, public awareness, and leadership that has a major impact on advancing these groups in the computing research community. Recognized contributions can be focused directly at the research level or at its immediate precursors, namely students at the undergraduate or graduate levels. Nominators must obtain three to four letters in support of the nominee from distinguished members of the computing research community who are familiar with the candidate’s service, with particular emphasis on its community-wide scope and must include a copy of the candidate’s current curriculum vitae. Submit nominations here.

Questions or comments may be addressed to awards@cra.org.

The deadline for receipt of nominations is February 8, 2021.

Current members of the CRA Board of Directors are not eligible for these two awards.

RELATED NEWS

  • Mike Schaekermann

Mike Schaekermann

CS-Can|Info-Can is pleased to announce the winner of the 2020 Canadian Computer Science Distinguished Dissertation Award: Mike Schaekermann, Cheriton School of Computer Science, University of Waterloo. Human-AI Interaction in the Presence of Ambiguity: From [...]

  • rohan alexander

On work-life balance

By Rohan Alexander May 3, 2021 Introduction Hi, my name is Rohan Alexander. I’m an assistant professor at the University of Toronto, in the Faculty of Information, and the Department of Statistical Sciences. I’d [...]

WE WANT TO HEAR FROM YOU

Do you have an idea for a news story?
Let us know!

SUBMIT A NEWS ITEM