Awards

Research

Year Award Recipient(s) Organization
ICVGIP Best Paper Award Dinesh Pai ICVGIP
Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence Fellow Holger H. Hoos AAAI
CRA Outstanding Undergraduate Research Award Caroline Lemieux CRA
Humboldt Research Award Wolfgang Heidrich Alexander von Humboldt Foundation
CRA Outstanding Undergraduate Researchers Award Honourable Mention Ron Estrin CRA
Grace Hopper Celebration Technical Leadership ABIE Award Anne Condon Anita Borg Institute
International Conference on User Modeling, Adaptation and Personalization Best Paper Award Cristina Conati, Dereck Toker, Giuseppe Carenini, Michael Wu International Conference on User Modeling, Adaptation and Personalization
International Conference on User Modeling, Adaptation and Personalization Best Paper Award Cristina Conati, Giuseppe Carenini International Conference on User Modeling, Adaptation and Personalization
NSERC Postdoctoral Fellowship Yanyan Zhuang NSERC
University of Washington Computer Science & Engineering Alumni Achievement Award Gail Murphy University of Washington Computer Science & Engineering
Motion Metrics/ICICS Graduate Scholarship Dereck Toker ICICS
ICICS Graduate Scholarship Seyed Mehran Kazemi ICICS
CACS/AIC Outstanding Young Computer Science Researcher Award Kevin Leyton-Brown CACS/AIC
Steacie Memorial Fellowship Kevin Leyton-Brown NSERC
CRA Outstanding Undergraduate Researcher Award Ron Estrin CRA
CRA Outstanding Undergraduate Research Awards Carol Huang CRA

Research

Year Award Recipient(s) Organization
Fellow, Royal Society of Canada Anne Condon Royal Society of Canada
SATzilla Challenge Frank Hutter, Holger H. Hoos, Jonathan Shen, Kevin Leyton-Brown, Lin Xu SAT Challenge
Canada Research Chair in Algorithm Design Nick Harvey NSERC CRC
ACM Fellow Gregor Kiczales ACM
CAIAC Doctoral Dissertation Awards Albert Xin Jiang Canadian Conference on Artificial Intelligence
Victor Lesser Distinguished Dissertation Award Albert Xin Jiang International Foundation for Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems
Best AI Masters Thesis Award Martin Lesmana Canadian Conference on Artificial Intelligence
BC TIA's 'Emerging Company of the Year' Award Gail Murphy
ACM-EC Best Student Paper Award Kevin Leyton-Brown ACM EC
Peter Wall Institute Early Career Scholar Kevin Leyton-Brown UBC Peter Wall Institute for Advance Studies
Faculty of Science Graduate Prize Ron Maharik UBC Faculty of Science
NSERC Discovery Accelerator Supplement Alla Sheffer, Dinesh Pai, Joanna McGrenere NSERC
Alain Fournier Ph.D Thesis Award Gordon Wetzstein
CACS/AIC Outstanding Young Computer Science Researcher Prize Joanna McGrenere CACS/AIC
Best Paper at 2012 Haptics Symposium Karon MacLean, Louise Oram, Vincent Levesque IEEE Haptics Symposium
Dahl-Nygaard Senior Prize Gregor Kiczales Association Internationale pour les Technologies Objets
Sloan Research Fellowship Andrew Warfield Sloan Research Fellowship
Charles McDowell Award for Excellence in Research Wolfgang Heidrich UBC Office of the VP Research & International

Research

Year Award Recipient(s) Organization
CRA Outstanding Undergraduate Research Awards Cedric Lin, Jamila Salari CRA
Most Imaginative Research Award Nicholas Fitzgerald Universitas21
CRA Outstanding Undergraduate Researcher Award Nicholas Fitzgerald CRA
Multidisciplinary Undergraduate Research Conference (MURC) Oral Presentation Award Nicholas FitzGerald MURC
Human Frontier Science Program Cross-Disciplinary Fellowship Award Peter Carbonetto Human Frontier Science Program
Best Poster Award, Pacific Northwest Regional NLP Workshop Oana Sandu NW-NLP 2010
ACM SIGSOFT Distinguished Paper Award Thomas Fritz ACM SIGSOFT
BCNET Broadband Innovation Challenge Mahdi Tayarani Najaran BCNET
ICSE ACM Student Research Competition Thomas Fritz, Zvonimir Rakamaric ACM
Alain Fournier Award Tiberiu Popa Alain Fournier Memorial Fund
IJCAII-JAIR Best Paper Award Frank Hutter, Holger H. Hoos, Kevin Leyton-Brown, Lin Xu JAIR
CAIAC Inaugural Best Dissertation Award Frank Hutter CAIAC
IBM Faculty Award Andrew Warfield IBM CAS Canada Research
MITACS Young Researcher Award Nando de Freitas MITACS
Distinguished Scholar in Residence, Peter Wall Institute for Advanced Studies Holger H. Hoos Peter Wall Institute for Advanced Studies, UBC
SIAM Fellow Uri Ascher SIAM
Early Career Scholar, Peter Wall Institute for Advanced Studies Joanna McGrenere Peter Wall Institute for Advanced Studies, UBC
NSERC Discovery Accelerator Supplement Holger H. Hoos, Michiel van de Panne, Wolfgang Heidrich NSERC
ACM SIGSOFT Distinguished Paper Award Gail Murphy ACM SIGSOFT
Microsoft SEIF (Software Engineering Innovation Foundation) Award Gail Murphy Microsoft Research
CRA Nico Habermann Award Anne Condon CRA
Bio-IT Best Practices Award Raymond Ng Bio IT World
CAIMS/SCMAI Research Prize Uri Ascher CAIMS