College of Computing Annual Awards and Honors

The 23rd Annual College of Computing Awards Celebration is held in April and will be announced this fall.

Nominations for the CoC Awards are announced via email and when open links to forms are available below.

Please email the awards committee mailboxawards [at] cc [dot] gatech [dot] edu ( awards committee mailbox) with any questions

Link to this awards recipients page: Click here

Dean's Office Awards

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This annual award is given to the person (or persons) in the College who, in the Dean’s opinion, represents the best of the College recognizing outstanding dedication to the College.

Award Amount: $1000

Selected by the Dean

The College is seeking applications for the 2012-2013 Raytheon E-Systems Faculty Fellowship interdisciplinary seed grant award. This award will be made to provide support for one half-time Graduate Research Assistant for the academic year (Fall 2012 & Spring 2013) co-advised by two College Faculty from different Schools. The purpose of this award is to foster innovative research and inter-School collaboration within the College. The nomination should include the following: 

  • The names of the individuals and their units.
  • A brief description (no more than 2 pages) of a project or initiative that can be carried out in one year that demonstrates collaboration between at least two of the three CoC schools/divisions (CS, IC, CSE).
  • An impact statement (no more than 1 page) that indicates how successful completion of the project or initiative demonstrates college-wide leadership in interdisciplinary research.

Nominees may want to consider describing in general terms how the Fellowship funds will be used to foster cross-college collaboration. Self-nominations are encouraged. Multiple nominations are welcomed. Nominations are due to the Associate Dean for Research no later than March 1, 2013. Please email nominations to Ronald [dot] arkin [at] cc [dot] gatech [dot] edu (Ron Arkin) and copy alicia [at] cc [dot] gatech [dot] edu (Alicia Richhart). Results will be announced at the College's Spring Awards Ceremony.

Selected by: the Dean and Associate Dean for Research

Faculty Awards

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Associate and Full Professors are eligible. Nominees should have taught at least two courses for a minimum of six credits during the previous calendar year, with at least one being an undergraduate course. An individual may receive this award not more than once every four years.

 Award Amount: $500

Who Can Nominate: Faculty, Students, Staff

 

Similar Institute Awards to consider in addition

We encourage you to also consider a nomination for the:

Class of 1940 Outstanding Teacher

 

Note: We encourage you to consult with your school and college award committee chairs for advice and support in making GT nominations. For a list of this year’s school and college award committee chairs, please click HERE.

Associate and Full Professors are eligible. Criteria for this award include the quality of publications and the significance and impact of research. An individual may receive this award not more than once every four years.

 

Award Amount: $500

Who Can Nominate: Faculty

 

Similar Institute Awards to consider in addition

We encourage you to also consider a nomination for the:

Doctoral Thesis Advisor

Outstanding Achievement in Research Program Development

Outstanding Faculty Research Author

Oustanding Achievement in Research Innovation

Senior faculty outstanding undergraduate research mentor

Sigma Xi Best Faculty Paper Award

Sigma Xi Sustained Research Award

 

We encourage you to consult with your school and college award committee chairs for advice and support in making GT nominations. For a list of this year’s school and college award committee chairs, please click HERE.

Only Assistant Professors are eligible. Criteria for this award include the quality of publications and the significance and impact of research. An individual may receive this award not more than once every four years.

Award Amount: $500

Who Can Nominate: Faculty

 

Similar Institute Awards to consider in addition:

We encourage you to also consider a nomination for the:

Junior faculty Outstanding Undergraduate Research Mentor

Sigma Xi Young Faculty Award

Sigma Xi Best Faculty Paper Award

We encourage you to consult with your school and college award committee chairs for advice and support in making GT nominations. For a list of this year’s school and college award committee chairs, please click HERE.

The Faculty Mentor Award is given annually to a tenure-track Faculty member. The award recognizes the time and the effort that tenure-track Faculty members spend in mentoring Faculty and to appreciate Mentors' service to the College and computing communities. Award selected jointly by the CoC Awards Committee and the ADVANCE Professor.

 

Award Amount: $500

Who Can Nominate: Tenure-Track Faculty

For non-tenure track Faculty. Some qualities to consider when making a nomination:

  • enthusiastic about teaching
  • thorough knowledge of subject being taught
  • genuine interest in making an impact
  • excellent communication skills
  • responsive to students
  • available and accessible to students

Award Amount: $500

Who Can Nominate: Faculty, Students

 

Similar Institute Awards to consider in addition

We encourage you to also consider a nomination for the:

CETL Undergraduate Educator Award
CETL innovation in laboratory instruction Award

 

We encourage you to consult with your school and college award committee chairs for advice and support in making GT nominations. For a list of this year’s school and college award committee chairs, please click HERE.

 

For outstanding research by a research scientist (all ranks). Criteria for this award include the quality of publications and the significance and impact of research. An individual may receive this award not more than once every four years.

Award Amount: $500

Who Can Nominate: Faculty

 

 

This award is given for outstanding research by a postdoc nominated by the faculty. Criteria for this award include the quality of publications and the significance and impact of research.

Award Amount: $500

Who Can Nominate: Faculty

 

Graduate Student Awards

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An individual Teaching Assistant may not receive this award more than once. Some qualities to consider when making a nomination:

  • enthusiastic about teaching
  • thorough knowledge of subject being taught
  • genuine interest in making an impact
  • excellent communication skills
  • responsive to students
  • available and accessible to students

Award Amount: $500

Who Can Nominate: Faculty

This student must be a Graduate Research Assistant.

 Award Amount: $500

Who Can Nominate: Faculty

 

This award recognizes outstanding research conducted by a master’s student, which often results in publication, technical reports, invention disclosures, useful software tools, or other tangible research deliverables.
 

Award Amount: $500

Who Can Nominate: Faculty

 

Recipients nominated by CS 7001 Instructors

For outstanding research in CS 7001.

 Award Amount: $250

Who Can Nominate: CS 7001 Instructors

The College of Computing Dissertation Award recognizes and encourages superior research and writing by College of Computing Ph.D. students. Eligible dissertations should have been successfully defended between October of last year and September of this year. You may also choose to nominate a dissertation for the ACM Doctoral Dissertation Award.

Award Amount: $500

Who Can Nominate: Ph.D. Advisors

 

Similar Institute Awards to consider in addition

We encourage you to also consider a nomination for the:

Sigma Xi Best PhD Thesis Award

We encourage you to consult with your school and college award committee chairs for advice and support in making GT nominations. For a list of this year’s school and college award committee chairs, please click HERE.

 

Established by Jeannie Jackson in memory of her husband, Don Jackson, a 1971 master’s graduate of IS and a 1965 bachelor’s graduate of the math department. This award supports the Master’s program and is awarded to a well-rounded, first-year Master's student (typically 3 recipients - 1 from each school within the College of Computing) who best embodies Don’s values of academic excellence and leadership. 

 

Award Amount: $1,000

Who Can Nominate: Faculty

Winner selected by MS Coordinators

Established by Billie L. Williamson in memory of her husband, Marshall Williamson, a 1969 master’s graduate of IS. This award will support the Master’s program and be awarded to a well-rounded, second-year Master's student who best embodies Marshall’s values of academic excellence and leadership (typically 4 recipients - 1 each for CS, CSE, HCI and Info Sec).

Award Amount: $2,500

Who Can Nominate: Faculty

Winner selected by MS Coordinators

Undergraduate Awards

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An individual Teaching Assistant may not receive this award more than once. Criteria to consider include:

  • enthusiastic about teaching
  • thorough knowledge of subject being taught
  • genuine interest in making an impact
  • excellent communication skills
  • responsive to students
  • available and accessible to students
  • this student must be an undergraduate

Award Amount: $500

Who Can Nominate: Faculty 

 

This student must be an undergraduate.

Award Amount: $500

Who Can Nominate: Faculty

Based on GPA and demonstration of leadership through extracurricular activities.

Award Amount: $500

Who Can Nominate: Faculty, Staff, Students

Based on GPA and demonstration of leadership through extracurricular activities.

Award Amount: $500

Who Can Nominate: Faculty, Staff, Students 

Based on GPA and demonstration of leadership through extracurricular activities.

Award Amount: $500

Who Can Nominate: Faculty, Staff, Students 

Based on GPA and demonstration of leadership through extracurricular activities.

 Award Amount: $500

Who Can Nominate: Faculty, Staff, Students 

Staff Awards

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Nominee should have made significant achievements contributing to the fulfillment of the mission of the College and of Georgia Tech. An individual may receive this award not more than once every four years. Criteria may include:

 

  • helping implement new procedures & programs
  • making improvements on existing programs
  • demonstrating soundness of decisions
  • providing leadership within the College or throughout the Institute

Award Amount: $500

Who Can Nominate: Faculty, Students, Staff

 

Similar Institute Awards to consider in addition

We encourage you to also consider a nomination for the:

Staff Recognition Awards (all three)

 We encourage you to consult with your school and college award committee chairs for advice and support in making GT nominations. For a list of this year’s school and college award committee chairs, please click HERE.

Nominee should have made significant achievements contributing to the fulfillment of the mission of the College and of Georgia Tech. An individual may receive this award not more than once every four years. Criteria may include:

  • helping implement new procedures & programs
  • making improvements on existing programs
  • demonstrating soundness of decisions
  • providing leadership within the College or throughout the Institute

Award Amount: $500

Who Can Nominate: Faculty, Students, Staff

 

Similar Institute Awards to consider in addition

We encourage you to also consider a nomination for the:

Staff Recognition Awards (all three)

We encourage you to consult with your school and college award committee chairs for advice and support in making GT nominations. For a list of this year’s school and college award committee chairs, please click HERE.