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26th International Conference on Rewriting Techniques and Applications Best Paper Award
AAAI Best Paper Award
AAAI Classic Paper Award

The AAAI Classic Paper award honors the author(s) of paper(s) deemed most influential, chosen from a specific conference year.

AAAI Feigenbaum Prize
AAAI Fellow

Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence Fellowship: To recognize individuals who have made significant, sustained contributions---usually over at least a ten-year period---to the field of artificial intelligence.


AAAI Outstanding Senior Program Chair Award
AAAS Fellow

American Association for the Advancement of Science Fellow: To recognize research in the interaction of science, technology and government in the United States and around the world.

Abraham T. C. Wong '72 Excellence in Teaching Award
Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences

Technical Achievement Award

ACL 2020 Outstanding Reviewer
ACL Best Resource Paper Award
ACL Distinguished Service Award
ACL Fellow

Association for Computational Linguistics Fellowship: To recognize members whose contributions to the field have been most extraordinary in terms of scientific and technical excellence, service to the association and the community and/or educational or outreach activities with broader impact.

ACM ASSETS Best Paper Award
ACM CCS Best Student Paper
ACM CHI Best Paper Award

This award honors exceptional submissions to the ACM CHI conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems

ACM Computer Supported Cooperative Work Best Demonstration Award
ACM Conf. on Programming Language Design and Implementation Most Influential Paper
ACM Conference on Computer and Communications Security Test of Time Award
ACM Conference on Computer Supported Cooperative Work and Social Computing (CSCW) Best Paper Award
ACM Conference on Economics and Computation (EC) Best Paper Award
ACM Conference on Electronic Commerce
ACM Conference on Fairness, Accountability, and Transparency (FAccT) Best Paper Award
ACM CSCW Diversity and Inclusion Award
ACM Design Automation Conference (DAC) Best Paper Award
ACM Fellow

Association for Computing Machinery Fellowship: Established by Council in 1993 to recognize and honor outstanding ACM members for their achievements in computer science and information technology and for their significant contributions to the mission of the ACM.

ACM Infosys Foundation Award

Recognizes personal contributions by young scientists and system developers to a contemporary innovation that, through its depth, fundamental impact and broad implications, exemplifies the greatest achievements in the discipline.

ACM International Conference on Functional Programming Best Paper
ACM International Systems and Storage Conference Best Paper Award

The ACM International Systems and Storage Conference (SYSTOR) is an excellent international forum for interaction across the systems research community. The program includes both innovative, peer-reviewed research papers in the broad area of systems and storage, as well as distinguished keynote lecturers, a poster session, and social events. 

ACM Karl V. Karlstrom Outstanding Educator Award

Presented annually to an outstanding educator who is recognized for advancing new teaching methodologies, or effecting new curriculum development or expansion in Computer Science and Engineering. More info...


ACM on Human-Computer Interaction Best Paper Award
ACM Prize in Computing Award
ACM Programming Systems and Languages Paper Award
ACM SIGCOMM Rising Star Award
ACM SIGGRAPH Computer Graphics Achievement Award

The Computer Graphics Achievement Award is awarded annually to recognize an individual for an outstanding achievement in computer graphics and interactive techniques.

ACM SIGGRAPH Significant New Researcher Award

The Significant New Researcher Award is awarded annually to a researcher who has made a recent significant contribution to the field of computer graphics and is new to the field.

ACM SIGGRAPH Steven Coons Award

The Steven A. Coons award is given in odd-numbered years to an individual to honor that person's lifetime contribution to computer graphics and interactive techniques.

ACM SIGIR Conference Best Paper Award
ACM SIGKDD Innovation Award

The award recognizes individuals for their outstanding technical contributions to the field of knowledge discovery in data and data mining that have had lasting impact in furthering the theory and/or development of commercial systems.

ACM Sigmobile Outstanding Contribution Award

The SIGMOBILE Outstanding Contribution Award is given for significant and lasting contributions to the research on mobile computing and communications and wireless networking.

ACM SIGPLAN Most Influential Paper Award
ACM SIGPLAN PLDI Distinguished Paper Award

Programming Language Design and Implementation (PLDI) is the premier forum for researchers, developers, practitioners, and students to present research on programming language design and implementation. Each year a “Most Influential” PLDI paper from 10 years previously is chosen and a presentation is made at PLDI.

ACM SIGPLAN POPL Distinguished Paper Award
ACM SIGPLAN Robin Milner Young Researcher Award

The Robin Milner Young Researcher Award is given by ACM SIGPLAN to recognize outstanding contributions by young investigators in the area of programming languages

ACM SIGSOFT Distinguished Paper Award
ACM Symposium on Operating Systems Principles Best Paper Award
ACM Symposium on Principles of Database Systems (PODS) Best Paper Award
ACM Symposium on Theory of Computing (STOC) Best Paper Award
ACM Symposium on User Interface Software and Technology (UIST) Best Paper Award
ACM Symposium on User Interface Software and Technology (UIST) Best Paper Honorable Mention
ACM Tapia Best Poster Award
ACM Transactions on Design Automation of Electronic Systems Best Paper Award
ACM Turing Award

The ACM Turing Award is the computer science equivalent of the Nobel Prize, given for outstanding, original research with an impact.

ACM/AAAI Newell Award

The Newell Award recognizes career contributions that have breadth within computer science, or that bridge computer science and other disciplines.

ACM/IEEE Human-Robot Interactions Conference Best Demonstration Award
ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human Robot Interaction Best Paper Award
ACM/SIGDA International Symposium on Field-​Programmable Gate Arrays (FPGA) Best Paper Award
ACSU Faculty of the Year

The Cornell Association for Undergraduates recognizes one computer science teacher per year.


ACT Best Paper Award
Adobe Research Award: Adobe Systems Incorporated Award
AFIPS Education Award

American Federation of Information Processing Societies


AFOSR Young Investigator Award

Air Force Office of Scientific Research YIP supports scientists and engineers who have received a Ph.D. or equivalent degrees in the last five years, and show exceptional ability and promise for conducting basic research.


AIAA Best Paper
AISTATS Best Student Paper Award
AITO Junior Dahl-Nygaard Prize

The AITO Dahl-Nygaard Prizes are named for Ole-Johan Dahl and Kristen Nygaard, two pioneers in the area of programming and simulation. In 2004 AITO established a prize to be awarded annually to a senior researcher with outstanding career contributions and a younger researcher who has demonstrated great potential for following in the footsteps of these two pioneers. 

Allen Newell Medal for Research Excellence

The Newell Medals were created in honor of the late Allen Newell, who helped to co-found the fields of artificial intelligence and cognitive psychology with the late Herbert Simon.


Alonzo Church Award for Outstanding Contributions to Logic and Computation
Alston S. Householder Award

Awarded once every three years for best thesis in numerical linear algebra 

Amazon Research Award
Amazon Web Services Research Award
American Academy of Arts and Sciences Member

An international learned society composed of the world's leading scientists, scholars, artists, business people, and public leaders.


American Association for the Advancement of Science, Chair
American Institute of Medical and Biological Engineering

To recognize a demonstrable record of individual achievement in research, development, education, manufacturing, public service, technological leadership and/or clinical practice as they relate to medical and biological engineering.


American Mathematical Society-Mathematical Programming Society Fulkerson Prize for outstanding paper in discrete mathematic
American Philosophical Society
Amity Book's Prize
Amoco Foundation Award for Excellence in Teaching
  • 1989: Sam Toeug
AMS Fellow

The Fellows of the American Mathematical Society program recognizes members who have made outstanding contributions to the creation, exposition, advancement, communication, and utilization of mathematics.


Angus McDonald Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching
Anita Borg Institute's Women of Vision Award for Innovation

The Anita Borg Institute Women of Vision Awards honor exceptional technical women. Three awards are presented by the Anita Borg Institute for Women and Technology each year, recognizing women in the categories of Innovation, Leadership, and Social Impact.

Army Young Investigator Research Program Award
  • 2011: G. Edward Suh
ASCA Creative Research Award in Architecture
ASEE award for Teaching Excellence
ASIS Award of Merit

The American Society of Information Science and Technology's highest honor, bestowed annually to an individual who has made a noteworthy contribution to the field of information science.

  • 1989: Gerald Salton
ASME Fellow
ASPLOS Best Paper Award

The 23rd ACM International Conference on Architectural Support for Programming Languages and Operating Systems is the premier forum for multidisciplinary systems research spanning computer architecture and hardware, programming languages and compilers, operating systems and networking.

ASPLOS Hall Of Fame
ASPLOS Most Influential Paper Award

The ASPLOS Most Influential Paper Award recognizes a historical ASPLOS paper that has had major influence on the field. The Program Committee nominates highly influential papers from any ASPLOS conference that occurred ten or more conferences ago, with the final selection being made by the ASPLOS Steering Committee.


Associate Fellow of the AIAA
Association for the Advancement of Artifical Intelligence (AAAI), Chair
Association of American Publishers PROSE Award
Atkinson Center Academic Venture Fund (AVF) Grant

The AVF seeds original, multidisciplinary research that is not likely to find funding elsewhere because the projects are novel, risky, need early data to establish traction, or involve new teams working together. 


Bert Kay Dissertation Award
Black Engineer of the Year, Modern Day Technology Leader
Blavatnik Award for Young Scientists

The New York Academy of Sciences Blavatnik Awards for Young Scientists acknowledge and celebrate the excellence of our most noteworthy young scientists and engineers in New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut.


Bloomberg Faculty Award
Bolzano Gold Medal of the Academy of Sciences, Czech Republic

Bolzano Gold Medal of the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic for Merit in the Field of Mathematical Sciences


Brouwer Medal Award

The Brouwer Medal is a triennial award presented by the Royal Dutch Mathematical Society and the Royal Netherlands Academy of Sciences. The Brouwer Metal gets its name from Dutch mathematician L. E. J. Brouwer and is the Netherlands’ most prestigious award in mathematics.

Burroughs-Wellcome Fund from the Program in Mathematics and Molecular Biology

Award given to support the continued expansion of the applications of mathematics, including statistics and computer science, to molecular biology.

  • 2000: Golan Yona
CACM Research Highlight

The aim of this section is to provide readers with a collection of outstanding research articles, selected from the broad spectrum of computing-research conferences.

Caltech's Distinguished Alumni Award
CIDR Best Paper Award

The biennial Conference on Innovative Data Systems Research (CIDR) is a systems-oriented conference, complementary in its mission to the mainstream database conferences like SIGMOD and VLDB, emphasizing the systems architecture perspective. 

Cisco "Technology Visionary" Award
Class of 2019

Presented on 24 April 2017, in recognition of extraordinary achievement and service, making the Class of 2019 and Cornell University a better experience for all

COLT Best Student Paper Award
COLT Outstanding PC service award
Computational Aesthetics Best Paper Award
ComputerWorld 40 Innovative IT People Under 40
Computing Research Association Distinguished Service Award

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.


Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing (EMNLP) Best Paper Award
Conference On Learning Theory Best Paper Award
Cook Award

The Cook Award is named in honor of the late Constance E. Cook, Cornell's first woman vice president, and the late Professor Emeritus Alice E. Cook, founding member of the Advisory Committee on the Status of Women. The Award honors individuals who deserve recognition for their commitment to women's issues and their contributions for changing the climate for women at Cornell.

Cornell AIIE Teaching Award
Cornell Bowers CIS Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging (DEIB) awards

The awards, sponsored by the Cornell Bowers CIS’ Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI), honor students and faculty whose efforts have cultivated a more welcoming and equitable environment at the college and within the broader computing and information science community. 

Cornell College of Engineering Research Excellence Award

The award is given in recognition of research contributions and leadership. Nominated by the school, winners are selected by a committee of recognized senior researchers within the College.


Cornell Discovery and Innovation Research Seed Grant

Progam that identifies and supports "a limited number of top rank projects that showed a strong possibility of being able to lead to future external funding after successful proof of concept work enabled by the internal funding."


Cornell Diversity Programs in Engineering (DPE) Persons of the Month
Cornell Engineering Alumni Association (CEAA) Academic Achievement Award

The CEAA established this award to recognize non-tenure staff/lecturers who go well beyond their job duties for advising, teaching and general help to students and who enhance undergraduate education outside of the classroom


Cornell Engineering Research Excellence Award
Cornell Institute for Social Sciences ISS Faculty Fellow

In-residence program is to nurture the careers of Cornell University's most promising assistant and associate faculty members in the social sciences.


Cornell Provost's Award for Distinguished Scholarship

Given to recognize distinguished research by outstanding tenured faculty early in their career.


Cornell School of ECE Teaching Award
Cornell Society of Engineers Achievement Award
Cornell Tech Faculty Teaching Award
CRA Computing Innovation Fellow
CRA Distinguished Service Award

Awarded to a distinguished individual who has contributed significantly to the Computing Research Association 


CRA-W Distinguished Professor

Committee on the Status of Women in Computing Research


CSAW Applied Cybersecurity Research Competition, First Place
CVPR Best Paper Award
CVPR Best Student Paper Award
CVPR Outstanding Reviewer Award
Cylab Distinguished Alumni Award
Daniel M. Lazar '29 Excellence in Teaching Award
Dantzig Prize

The prize is awarded for original research, which by its originality, breadth and scope, is having a major impact on the field of mathematical programming.

DARPA Department of Defense Young Investigator Award
DARPA Young Faculty Award
Dean's Prize for Innovation in Undergraduate Teaching
Dennis G. Shepherd Teaching Award
Department of Defense Multidisciplinary University Research Initiative (MURI)

Multidisciplinary University Initiative (MURI) efforts involve teams of researchers investigating high priority topics and opportunities that intersect more than one traditional technical discipline. For many military problems this multidisciplinary approach serves to stimulate innovations, accelerate research progress and expedite transition of results into naval applications. Awards are typically for a period of three years (funded incrementally or as options) with two additional years possible as options to bring the total award to five-years. 

Discover's 50 Most Important, Influential and Promising People in Science
Dissertation Awards
  • 2009: Noah Snavely
  • 2002: Timothy Roughgarden
  • 1998: Nir Friedman
  • 1995: T.V. Raman
  • 1983: Thomas Reps
Distinguished Alumnus Award in Computer Sciences & Engineering, UC Berkeley

Distinguished Alumni Awards winners are selected each year by the EE and CS Chairs in consultation with the EECS Faculty Awards Committee and with input from the EECS faculty.

Distinguished Educator Award in the inaugural class of alumni awards
Donald E. Knuth Prize

The Donald E. Knuth Prize for outstanding contributions to the foundations of computer science is awarded for major research accomplishments and contributions to the foundations of computer science over an extended period of time. 

Dorothy and Fred Chau MS '74 Teaching Award
Douglas Whitney Award for Teaching Excellence
EATCS Distingushed Achievements Award

The award is given to acknowledge extensive and widely recognized contributions to theoretical computer science over a life long scientific career.


eBay Research Award
ECCV Best Paper Award
ECCV Outstanding Reviewer Award
ECML / PKDD Test of Time Award

ECML/PKDD is a federated conference that brings together the European Conference on Machine Learning with the conference on Principles and Practice of Knowledge Discovery in Databases. The award is designed to recognize the impact over time of a paper that first appeared at the ECML/PKDD conference ten years earlier.


ECML Best Paper Award
Economic Theory Fellow, Society for the Advancement of Economic Theory

Economic Theory Fellows are selected for their scientific excellence, originality, and leadership; high ethical standards; and scholarly and creative achievement. The contributions of fellows may exist in many areas of theoretical economics, including pure and applied research, and government service.

Edsger W. Dijkstra Prize in Distributed Computing

The prize is given for outstanding papers on the principles of distributed computing, whose significance and impact on the theory and/or practice of distributed computing have been evident for at least a decade.

Einstein Professor Chinese Academy of Science

The Einstein Professorship Program is a key initiative of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS). Einstein Professorships will be awarded each year to 20 distinguished international scientists actively working at the frontiers of science and technology, for conducting lecture-tours to China.

Elected to the Executive Council of the AAAI

Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence


Elisabeth Schiemann Kolleg Fellow with the Max Planck Society
Ellison Medical Foundation New Scholar Award
EMNLP Best Demo Award
Eurographics Symposium on Rendering (ESGR) Test of Time Award
European Association for Programming Languages and Systems Best Paper
European Association of Theorerical Computer Science (EATCS) Fellow
Facebook ParlAI Research Award
Faculty Innovation in Teaching Grant (Cornell)

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Fields Institute Fellow
Fiona Ip Li '78 and Donald Li '75 Excellence in Teaching Award
FOCS Test of Time Award
Foreign Member - Chinese Academy of Science

One of the highest honors given to citizens outside of China that recognizes distinguished scientific achievements and contributions to promoting the development of science and technology in China.

Fraunhofer-Bessel Award of the Humboldt Foundation

Awarded to individuals who are internationally recognised for their achievements in the field of applied research, and who in future are expected to continue producing cutting-edge achievements which will have a seminal influence on their discipline beyond their immediate field of work.

Friendship Award - China

This award is given to a foreign expert who has made an outstanding contribution to China's economic and social progress.


Fulbright Distinguished Chair in Natural Sciences and Engineering, Hebrew University
Fulbright Scholar

Envisioned by Senator J. William Fulbright, and signed into law in 1946, the Fulbright program promotes "mutual understanding between people of the United States and the people of other countries of the world."

Fulkerson Prize

This award is given jointly by the AMS and the Math Program Society. It is given triannually, for a single paper published in the previous six years in discrete mathematics.

Future of Life Institute Grant

This grant, funded by Elon Musk, is awarded to further research to keep artifical intelligence (AI) robust and beneficial. 


Gene Golub Doctoral Dissertation Award

Awarded at Stanford University for a doctoral dissertation

Gerald J. Lieberman Fellowship

The one-year Gerald J. Lieberman Fellowship supports doctoral students whose research accomplishments, teaching, and service to Stanford University have demonstrated their potential for becoming academic leaders.

Glover-Klingman Prize

The Glover-Klingman Prize is awarded each year to an individual or a group for the best paper published inNetworks.

Gödel Prize

The ACM/EATCS Gödel Prize is awarded annually for an outstanding paper (or collection of papers) in the area of theoretical computer science that appeared in a journal during the previous six years.

Grand Medal of the Latvian Academy of Sciences (Lielo Medalu)

The highest award given by the Academy to scientists of Latvia and of foreign countries for their outstanding creative contribution.


Guggenheim Fellowship

These prestigious fellowships are given in all fields, and not only to academicians. Generally, they are for a year. Between 1 and 4 computer scientists have been receiving a Guggenheim Fellowship each year.

Guidance Navigation and Control Conference Best Paper Award
Harvey Prize

The Harvey Prize rewards excellence by recognizing breakthroughs in science and technology.


Hebrew University Lady Davis Fellowship
Hellman Fellowship
Herbrand Award for Distinguished Contributions to Automated Reasoning

The Herbrand Award for Distinguished Contributions to Automated Reasoning is an award given by CADE Inc. to honour persons or groups for important contributions to the field of automated deduction. The award is named after the French scientist Jacques Herbrand and given at most once per CADE or IJCAR conference.

HLI Award for Secure Multiparty Computing
HLT-NAACL Conference Best Paper Award
Honorary Doctor of Science, University of Newcastle
Honorary Professorship, Beijing Institute of Technology
Honorary Professorship, Harbin Institute of Technology
Huawei Research Grant

Provides funding opportunities to leading universities and research institutes conducting innovative research in communication technology, computer science, engineering, and related fields.

Humboldt Research Award, Alexander von Humboldt Foundation

For outstanding academics at the peak of their careers. Award winners are invited to spend a period of six to twelve months on academic collaboration with specialist colleagues in Germany.


IASTED International Conference on Parallel and Distributed Computing Systems Best Paper Award
  • 2001: G. Edward Suh
IBM Faculty Development Award

The IBM Faculty Awards is a competitive worldwide program intended to foster collaboration between researchers at leading universities worldwide and those in IBM research, development and service organizations; and promote courseware and curriculum innovation to stimulate growth in disciplines and geographies that are strategic to IBM.


IBM Faculty Fellow
IBM Faculty Partnership Award

These awards are presented each year to full-time profesors at accredited universities to recognize and foster innovative work in academic education and research.


IBM Faculty Research Award
IBM First Plateau Invention Achievement Award

Industry award for patent.


IBM Outstanding Innovation Award

For work on reasoning about knowledge in 1987 and clock synchronization in 1988


IBM Portugal Scientific Award
IBM University Award
ICCV Helmholtz Prize

The Helmholtz Prize is an award given biyearly by the TCPAMI at the International Conference on Computer Vision (ICCV) for fundamental contributions in Computer Vision. The award recognizes ICCV papers from ten years ago with significant impact on computer vision research. 


IEEE Andrew P. Sage Best Transactions Paper Award
IEEE CEDA Ernest S. Kuh Early Career Award
IEEE Communications Society Best Tutorial Paper Award
IEEE Computer Security Foundations Symposium Best Paper Award

The Computer Security Foundations Symposium (CSF) is an annual conference for researchers in computer security, to examine current theories of security, the formal models that provide a context for those theories, and techniques for verifying security.

IEEE Computer Security Foundations Workshop Best Paper Award
IEEE Computer Society Golden Core Award
IEEE Conference on Artificial Intelligence for Applications Best Paper Award
IEEE Emanuel R. Piore Award

For outstanding contributions in the field of information processing, in relation to computer science.


IEEE Fellow

Conferred by the Board of Directors upon a person with an extraordinary record of accomplishments in any of the IEEE fields of interest.

IEEE Harry H. Goode Memorial Award

Awarded by the Computer Society on the basis of achievements in the information processing field which are considered either a single contribution of theory, design, or technique of outstanding significance, or the accumulation of important contributions on theory or practice over an extended time period, the total of which represent an outstanding contribution. 

IEEE ICRA Best Paper Award
IEEE International Conference on Data Engineering Best Student Paper
IEEE Internet Award

The annual award recognizes from one to three people each year for exceptional contributions to the advancement of Internet technology for network architecture, mobility, and/or end-use applications.


IEEE RO-MAN Best Paper Award
IEEE Symposium on Computer Security Foundations Machtey Best Student Paper Award
IEEE Symposium on Security and Privacy Best Student Paper Award
IEEE Symposium on Security and Privacy Distinguished Student Paper Award
IEEE Symposiums on Security and Privacy Best Practical Paper Award
IEEE Taylor L. Booth Education Award

The Taylor L. Booth award recognizes outstanding contributions in computer science and engineering education.

IEEE Technical Achievement Award

For outstanding and innovative contributions to the fields of computer and information science and engineering or computer technology, usually within the past ten, and not more than fifteen years.


IEEE Tsutomu Kanai Award

The Kanai Award recognizes major contributions to the state-of-the art distributed computing systems and their applications.

IEEE VIS Test of Time Award
IEEE Von Neumann Medal

For outstanding achievements in computer-related science and technology. The achievements may be theoretical, technological, or entrepreneurial, and need not have been made immediately prior to the date of the award.

IEEE W. Wallace McDowell Award

Awarded for groundbreaking contributions to topics ranging from computational complexity, to the analysis of algebraic computations, to logics of programs and verification


IEEE Winter Conference on Applications of Computer Vision Best Paper Award
IIT Bombay Distinguished Alumnus Award
IJCAI "NLP Meets Journalism" Workshop Best Paper Award

The workshop serves as a forum to share and discuss advancements in natural language processing and real needs in the field of journalism.

IJCNN/Kaggle Social Network Challenge, First Place
INFORMS Daniel H. Wagner Prize for Excellence in Operations Research Practice
INFORMS Data Mining and Decision Analytics Best Paper
INFORMS Data Mining and Decision Analytics Best Student Paper Award

INFORMS fellows are examples of outstanding lifetime achievement in operations research and the management sciences.

INFORMS Frederick W. Lanchester Prize

The Lanchester Prize is awarded annually for the best contribution to operations research and the management sciences published in English.


INFORMS Optimization Society Student Research Prize
  • 2019: Madeleine Udell
INFORMS Social Media Analytics Section Best Student Paper
INFORMS Undergraduate Operations Research Prize
  • 2018: Madeleine Udell
Innovative Applications of Artificial Intelligence Conference (IAAI)

Innovative Applications of Artificial Intelligence Conferences (IAAI) traditionally consist of case studies of deployed applications with measurable benefits whose value depends on the use of AI technology. In addition, many IAAI conferences augment these case studies with papers and invited talks that address emerging areas of AI technology or applications.

Intel AI Collaboration Faculty Award
Intel Early Career Faculty Honor Program

The Intel Early Career Faculty Honor Program (ECFHP) was created to help Intel connect with the best and brightest early areer faculty members at the top universities around the world.


Intel PhD Foundation Fellowship
Intel’s Rising Star Award

Each year, the Intel® Rising Star Faculty Award (RSA) program selects early-career academic researchers who are leading the advancements in technology research that demonstrate the potential to disrupt the industry.

International Association for Cryptologic Research Fellow

The IACR Fellows Program highlights researchers who advance the science, technology and practice of cryptology; promote the free exchange of ideas and information about cryptology; encourage the professional skill and integrity of members of the community; and promote their community to a wider scientific community.

International Conference on Dependable Systems and Networks Best Paper Award
International Conference on Knowledge Representation and Reasoning Best Paper Award
International Conference on Machine Learning (ICML) Best 10-Year Paper Award
International Conference on Machine Learning (ICML) Best Paper Award

ICML is the leading international machine learning conference and is supported by the International Machine Learning Society (IMLS).

International Conference on Machine Learning (ICML) Best Student Paper Award
International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence Best Paper Award
International Symposium on FieldProgrammable Custom Computing Machines Best Paper Award
International Symposium on Reliable Distributed Systems Best Paper Award
International World Wide Web (WWW) Conference Best Paper Award
Intl Conference on Info. Processing in Sensor Networks (IPSN) Best Paper Award
Int’l Symposium on Distributed Autonomous Robotic Systems Best Paper Award
Invited to join the Center for Analytic Economics, Cornell
ISMIR Best Student Paper Award
IWSHM Structural Health Monitoring in Action Award
James and Marsha McCormick Advising Award
James and Martha D. McCormick Advising Award

This award recognizes outstanding advising in the College of Engineering at Cornell


James and Mary Tien Excellence in Teaching Award
James L. Massey Research & Teaching Award for Young Scholars
Jean-Claude Laprie Award

Jean-Claude Laprie (1944-2010) was Directeur de Recherche at LAAS-CNRS. He devoted his entire career to research on the dependability of computing systems. The Jean-Claude Laprie Award in Dependable Computing is awarded annually since 2012 by the IFIP Working Group 10.4 on Dependable Computing and Fault Tolerance in his honor. The award recognizes outstanding papers that have significantly influenced the theory and/or practice of Dependable Computing.

Jim Gray Doctoral Dissertation Award, Honorable Mention
John and Norma Balen Sesquicentennial Faculty FellowshipJohn and Norma Balen Sesquicentennial Faculty Fellowship
John G. Kemeny Prize in Computing, Dartmouth College
John M. and Emily B. Clark Distinguished Teaching Awards

These awards are given to one or two faculty (out of approximately 600) per year in the College of Arts & Science.


JPMorgan Chase Faculty AI Research Award
Kampé de Fériet Award

The award was created for the recognition of significant works that reflect the spirit of late Professor Joseph Kampé de Fériet, a famous scientist in France. The award is presented to those with exceptional contributions to the field of information processing and management of uncertainty.


Kaplan Faculty Fellowship
Katayanagi Emerging Leadership Prize

The Katayanagi Emerging Leadership Prize will be awarded annually to an individual recognized as an emerging research leader.


Kavli Frontiers Fellow, National Academy of Science

Kavli Frontiers Fellow, National Academy of Science

Kendall S. Carpenter Memorial Advising Award

The Kendall S. Carpenter Memorial Advising Awards for individuals recognize "sustained and distinguished contributions of professorial faculty and senior lecturers to undergraduate advising."


Kenneth A. Goldman '71 Excellence in Teaching Award
Koenderink Prize for Fundamental Contributions in Computer Vision

The Koenderink Prize is awarded each year at the ECCV, one of the most prestigious conferences in the field of computer vision worldwide, for papers published at ECCV ten years ago which have withstood the test of time.


LDV Vision Summit: Entrepreneurial Computer Vision Challenge Winner

For any Computer Vision and Machine Learning students, professors, experts or enthusiasts working on a unique solution to empower businesses and humanity.


Leading Practices Award, White House Open Government Initiative
LICS Test of Time Award
Lilly Foundation Fellow

This award consists of funds to support the development of courses.


Lise Meitner Award Fellowship
Lockheed University Research Award
MacArthur Fellows Award

The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation Fellows Program awards unrestricted fellowships to talented individuals who have shown extraordinary originality and dedication in their creative pursuits and a marked capacity for self-direction.

Marill Presidential Scholar
Mario Gerla Award for Research in Computer Science

ISSNAF, the Italian Scientists and Scholars in North America Foundation, annually awards the Young Investigator Awards in various disciplines to outstanding, early-career Italian researchers working in the United States or Canada, in recognition of their significant and innovative contributions to their field of research.

Member, Advisory Committee, International Scientists, for the Research Council President of the European Union
Merrill Presidential Scholar Outstanding Educator Award

Each year, Cornell picks 30-40 Merrill Scholars, the best (out of about 2,000) graduating seniors. In turn, each Merrill Scholar chooses the Cornell faculty member (the Outstanding Educator) and high school teacher who most influenced their education.


MICCAI Young Scientist Award
Michael Tien '72 Excellence in Teaching Award
Microsoft Azure and Samsung AI Award
Microsoft Investigator Research Award
Microsoft Research Faculty Fellowship
Microsoft Research Outstanding Collaborator Award
Middleware Best Student Paper Award
MIT EECS Masters Award
MIT Energy Initiative Award
MIT George M. Sprowls Ph.D. Dissertation Prize
Most Influential Paper, Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR)

The award is given to a paper from ten years ago that has made "fundamental contributions to computer vision that have withstood the test of time."


  • 2010: Daniel Huttenlocher
Most Influential Paper, International Conference on Computer Vision (ICCV)
Most Influential Paper, International Conference on Machine Learning (ICML)
Most Influential Paper, Principles of Programming Languages (POPL)

Presented annually to the author(s) of a paper presented at the POPL held 10 years prior to the award year.

Most Influential Paper, Special Interest Group on Operating Systems (SIGOPS)

To recognize the most influential operating systems papers that have appeared in the peer-reviewed literature at least ten years in the past.

Mr. & Mrs. Richard F. Tucker Teaching Excellence Award
NAACL Outstanding Paper Award
Named to Women in Robotics “30 women in robotics you need to know about”
National Academy of Engineering Founder's Award

The award recognizes an outstanding NAE member or foreign member who has upheld the ideals and principles of the NAE through professional, educational, and personal achievement and accomplishment. 

National Academy of Engineering Member

To honor extraordinary contributions to engineering and society.


National Academy of Medicine
National Academy of Sciences (NAS) Michael and Sheila Held Prize

The Michael and Sheila Held Prize is presented annually to honor outstanding, innovative, creative, and influential research in the areas of combinatorial and discrete optimization, or related parts of computer science, such as the design and analysis of algorithms and complexity theory.

National Academy of Sciences Award for Initiatives in Research

Awarded to recognize innovative young scientists and to encourage research likely to lead toward new capabilities for human benefit.

National Academy of Sciences Member

Award to recognize outstanding achievements in science.


National Computer Graphics Association Academic Award
NDSS Test of Time Award
NEC C&C Foundation Award

The Foundation presents the C&C Prizes to distinguished persons in recognition of outstanding contributions to research and development and/or pioneering work in the fields of semiconductors, computers, and/or telecommunications and in their integrated technologies (C&C). 

NEC Labs Data Management University Award
Needham Award
NetApp Faculty Fellowship Award
Network and Distributed System Security Symposium Best Student Paper Award
NeurIPS ML4H Workshop Best On Theme Paper Award
New England Security Day, Cybersecurity Education Chair

The New England Security Day (NESD) conference is designed to bring together premier practitioners, researchers, students, and funding partners in security, in and around New England. 


New York State Professor of the Year

This award is given by CASE and the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. Universities and Colleges can submit nominations in any discipline. Thus, this is not simply a computer science award.


  • 1994: Daniel Huttenlocher
NIPS Best Reviewer Award
Nominated for the General Ronald Yates Award for Excellence in Technology Transfer (AFRL/RL)
Norges Tekniske Vitenskapsakademi (NTVA) Member

Norway's equivalent to the National Academy of Engineering. NTVA has 500 members, of which only 26 are foreign members.


NSA Best Scientific Cybersecurity Paper
NSF Algorithms in the Field (AitF) Grant

Algorithms in the Field encourages closer collaboration between two groups of researchers: (i) theoretical computer science researchers and (ii) other computing and information researchers who focus on the particular design constraints of applications and/or computing devices.


NSF Community Instruments and Facilities Small Award
NSF Computer and Information Science and Engineering (CISE) Research Initiation Initiative (CRII) Award
NSF Cybersecurity Innovation for Cyberinfrastructure (CICI) Grant

The objective of the CICI program is to “develop and deploy security solutions that benefit the scientific community by ensuring the integrity and reliable of the end-to-end scientific workflow… Therefore, an increasing area of focus for the NSF is the development and deployment of hardware and software technologies and techniques to protect research cyberinfrastructure across every stage of the scientific workflow.” 

NSF Division of Information and Intelligent Systems Grant
NSF Expeditions in Computing Grant

The Expeditions in Computing (Expeditions) program was created to provide the CISE research and education community with the opportunity to pursue ambitious, fundamental research agendas that promise to define the future of computing and information.


NSF Grant in Cybersecurity

NSF awards $2.5 million to Cornell researchers to develop software tools that will improve cybersecurity

NSF Human-Centered Computing (HCC) Award
NSF Kavli Frontiers of Science Kavli Scholar
NSF Large Collaborative Grant

This large collaborative grant is awarded to fund research on the science and applications of cryptocurrency, leveraging cryptography, game theory, programming languages, and system secuirty techniques.


NSF Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE)

Established by the National Science and Technology Council in 1996, the PECASE award is the hightest honor bestowed by the U.S. governement, which recognizes and honors outstanding scientists and engineers.

NSF Presidential Young Investigator Award

Prestigious Research-Fund Awards to Young Faculty.


NYSTAR Faculty Development Award

These awards through the New York State Foundation for Science, Technology and Innovation Faculty Development Program assist universities in the retention of leading research faculty in science and technology fields with strong commercial potential


NYU-Poly AT&T Best Applied Security Paper Award
ONR Young Investigator Award

The Office of Naval Research (ONR) YIP Program seeks to identify and support academic scientists and engineers who have received Ph.D. or equivalent degrees within the last five years and who show exceptional promise for doing creative research.


OOPSLA Distinguished Paper Award
Outstanding Achievement in Education from UMass, Amherst
Outstanding Reserach Award of Web Intelligence Consortium
Packard Fellowship in Science and Engineering

The Packard Fellowships for Science and Engineering allow the nation's most promising young professors to pursue their science and engineering research.

PAKDD Test of Time Award

The Pacific-Asia Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining (PAKDD) is a leading international conference in the areas of knowledge discovery and data mining (KDD). 

PAMI Everingham Prize

To commemorate Mark Everingham, the prize shall be given to a researcher, or a team of researchers, who have made a selfless contribution of significant benefit to other members of the computer vision community. The award is given out by the IEEE Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence (PAMI) Technical Committee.

PAMI Young Researcher Award

This annual award recognizes a young researcher for their distinguished research contribution to computer vision. The award is given out by the IEEE Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence (PAMI) Technical Committee, and the selection is managed by the PAMI-TC awards committee. 

PCCW Affinito-Stewart Award
PET Award for Outstanding Research in Privacy Enhancing Technologies
Phi Beta Kappa Visiting Scholar
  • 2007: Daniel Huttenlocher
Philip Leverhulme Prize
Philip McCord Morse Lectureship Award

The Lectureship is awarded in honor of Philip McCord Morse in recognition of his pioneer contribution to the field of operations research and the management sciences. 

Popular Science's Annual Brilliant Ten

Annual list of the most impressive young scientists in the U.S


Presburger Award
Professor-at-Large, University of Tromsoe
Programming Languages and Analysis for Security (PLAS)

PLAS is an annual ACM SIGPLAN Workshop that focuses on the use of programming-language and program-analysis techniques to improve the security of software systems.


Radcliffe Institute Fellow
Ralph S. Watts '72 Excellence in Teaching Award
Ray Reiter Prize
Research and Extension Award for Early Achievement
Rising Professional Achievement Award, UCLA Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Science
Rising Star Award, SOSP Diversity Workshop
Robert A. and Donna B. Paul Award for Excellence in Advising

Robert Paul '59, a Cornell trustee emeritus and presidential councillor, established the Paul Advising Endowment in Arts and Sciences with his wife, Donna, said Lehman. The endowment funds, among numerous advising programs, the Paul Awards of Excellence in Advising.


Rolf Nevanlinna Prize

International Congress of Mathematicians, for outstanding contributions in Mathematical Aspects of Information Sciences.

Ross Freeman Award for Technical Innovation
Royal Society Wolfson Award
Ruth and Joel Spira Award for Excellence in Teaching
SAIC Best Paper Award
Senior Distinguished Scientist Award, Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, Germany

An award established by the Federal Republic of Germany for the promotion of international research cooperation.


SenSys Best Paper Award

Awarded once every 3 years for the best applied linear algebra journal paper

SIAM Group on Optimization Prize
SIGCOMM Networking Systems Award
SIGCSE Award for Outstanding Contribution to Computer Science Education

Honors an individual or group in recognition of a significant contribution to computer science education.

SIGCSE “Top Ten CS Education Research Paper”
SIGecom Mid-Career Award

The SIGecom Mid-Career Award recognizes outstanding individuals whose contributions have had great impact in the field of economics and computation.

SIGEST Paper for SIAM Review Selection

Each SIGEST section highlights an exceptional paper that is chosen for its readability and wide appeal to the SIAM community, that has previously appeared in one of SIAM's nine specialized research journals


SIGIR Academy Inaugural Member
SIGIR Gerard Salton Award

This award honors those who have made "... significant, sustained and continuing contributions to research in information retrieval".

  • 1983: Gerald Salton
SIGIR Test of Time Award

The SIGIR Test of Time Award recognizes research that has had long-lasting influence, including impact on a subarea of information retrieval research, across subareas of information retrieval research, and outside of the information retrieval research community.


SIGKDD Lifetime Achievement Award
SIGOPS Hall of Fame Award

The SIGOPS Hall of Fame Award was instituted in 2005 to recognize the most influential Operating Systems papers that were published at least ten years in the past.

SIGPLAN Research Highlight

Since 2008, SIGPLAN has selected papers from its sponsored conferences that are of high quality and broad appeal. These papers, called SIGPLAN Research Highlights, are selected by a committee representing SIGPLAN’s major conferences and elected officials.

Simons Investigators Award

The Simons Investigators program provides a stable base of support for outstanding scientists, enabling them to undertake long-term study of fundamental questions.


Sloan Research Fellowship

Designed to identify those who show the most outstanding promise of making fundamental contributions to new knowledge. Chosen by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation.

Smithsonian Magazine's America's Young Innovator's Award

37 people under the age of 36 who are helping to shape the world. Those honored are scholars, singers, writers, scientists, musicians, painters, activists and more than one public-spirited computer maven


Society for Industrial and Applied Math (SIAM) Fellow

Program to recognize certain members who have made outstanding contributions to the fields SIAM serves


Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM) Activity Group Supercomputing Early Career Prize

The SIAM Activity Group on Supercomputing (SIAG/SC) Early Career Prize, established in 2009, is awarded to one individual in their early career for outstanding research contributions in the field of algorithms research and development for parallel scientific and engineering computing in the three calendar years prior to the award year. 

Society of Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM) Richard C. DiPrima Prize
Sonia Kovalevsky Lecture at SIAM Annual Meeting, Portland OR
Sonny Yau ‘72 Excellence in Teaching Award
Sony Faculty Award
Special Recognition Award, Information Directorate, Air Force Research Laboratory

Recognized for her ground-breaking research in integrating AI and operations research techniques


Stephen & Margery Russell Distinguished Teaching Award

These awards are given to one or two faculty (out of approximately 600) per year in the College of Arts & Science.


Stephen '57 and Marilyn Miles Excellence in Teaching Award
Stephen H. Weiss Presidential Fellow

In 1993, in order to recognize outstanding contributions to undergraduate teaching, Cornell instituted this award. It is given annually to three Cornell Faculty (out of over 1,000), who carry the title throughout their stay at Cornell.


Superior Accomplishment Award, U.S. Naval Weapons Laboratory

Dahlgern, Va.


Surface Transportation Track, Human Factors and Ergonomics Society Best Student Paper
Tau Beta Pi Professor of the Year

The Tau Beta Pi engineering honor society recognizes a tenure track professor as one of the college's most outstanding teachers. Professors are nominated by their students and selected by Tau Beta Pi.


Texas Exes Teaching Award for Outstanding Professor
The Ben Gurion University Postdoctoral Fellowship
The Rothschild Postdoctoral Fellowship
Toyota Research Institute Young Faculty Researcher Award

With a mission to create new tools and capabilities to improve the human condition, TRI is focused on four research areas: energy and materials; human-centered artificial intelligence (AI); human interactive driving, and robotics.

U.C Berkeley David J. Sakrison Memorial Prize
UC Berkeley MacKay Fellow
UCSD Computer Science and Engineering Department Dissertation Award
UIUC Feng Chen Memorial Award in Software Engineering
UMD Invention of the Year Award
University of Cambridge, Visiting Scholar
University of Washington CSE Alumni Achievement Award

In Spring 2010, UW CSE introduced the Alumni Achievement Awards. Every year since, we have selected two outstanding alumni with exceptional records of achievement for recognition during our graduation celebration. The awards reaffirm to current and future CSE graduates that each contributes to a long, successful line of alumni whose impact reaches far and wide.

University of Washington CSE William Chan Memorial Dissertation Award
USENIX Annual Technical Conference Best Paper Award

The USENIX Annual Technical Conference brings together leading systems researchers for cutting-edge systems research and unlimited opportunities to gain insight into a variety of must-know topics, including virtualization, system and network management and troubleshooting, cloud and edge computing, security, privacy, and trust, mobile and wireless, and more.

USENIX NSDI Best Paper Award
USENIX NSDI Community Award

To encourage broader code and data sharing within the NSDI community, the conference will also present a “Community Award” for the best paper whose code and/or data set is made publicly available.


USENIX Security Best Student Paper
Usenix Security Symposium Best Paper
USENIX Security Symposium Distinguished Paper Award
USENIX Symposium on Operating Systems Design (SOSP) and Implementation Best Paper Award
UT Austin Outstanding Graduate Adviser Award
UT College of Natural Sciences Teaching Excellence Award
UW Diamond Early Career Achievement
Van Wijngaarden Award

Awarded every 5 years for exceptional contribution to mathematics and computer science.


Vannevar Bush Award

Honors truly exceptional lifelong leaders in science and technology who have made substantial contributions to the welfare of the nation through public service activities in science, technology, and public policy.

Visiting Chair Professor, Shanghai Jiao Tong University
VMWare Research Faculty Award
WAGS Innovation in Technology
Wallenberg Academy Fellow
William & Mary Alumni Faculty Award
Women in Technology International Hall of Fame Award

The Women in Technology Hall of Fame was established in 1996 by WITI to recognize, honor, and promote the outstanding contributions women make to the scientific and technological communities that improve and evolve our society. 

Workday Faculty Award
WSDM Outstanding program committee member
Yahoo! Faculty Research and Engagement Program Award

The Yahoo! Faculty Research and Engagement Program (FREP) is designed to produce the highest quality scientific collaborations and outcomes by engaging with faculty members working in areas of mutual interest.


Zellman Warhaft Commitment to Diversity

Recognizes faculty members for their commitment to diversity issues as well as their participation in the many activities and programs coordinated by Diversity Programs in Engineering