Six from CoC Receive Georgia Tech Honors

April 9, 2008

The College of Computing would like to congratulate the following people, who received their awards at the April 10 Faculty and Staff Honors Luncheon.

  • Gregory Abowd, distinguished professor with the School of Interactive Computing, received the award for Outstanding Doctoral Thesis Advisor, which includes a $5,000 prize.
  • James Foley, professor and Stephen Fleming Chair in Telecommunications with the School of Interactive Computing, received the Class of 1934 Distinguished Professor Award, which includes a $20,000 prize. Winners of this prize, which is the highest honor Georgia Tech bestows on faculty members, are selected for their outstanding commitment to teaching, research and service.
  • W. Michael McCracken, assistant dean and principal research scientist with the School of Computer Science, was honored for 25 years of service to Georgia Tech.
  • Alexine Bennett, an accountant with the School of Computer Science, was honored for 10 years of service to Georgia Tech.
  • Mary Alice Blane, senior director of development with the College of Computing, was honored for 10 years of service to Georgia Tech.
  • Elizabeth Mynatt, associate professor with the School of Interactive Computing and director of the GVU Center, was honored for 10 years of service to Georgia Tech.