Awards

Undergrad Student Awards

Year Award Organization
2016 David Shum Memorial Prize in Computer Science UBC Department of Computer Science
2016 Greer Family Scholarship UBC Department of Computer Science
2016 UBC Computer Science Department Undergraduate TA Award UBC Department of Computer Science
2016 UBC Computer Science Department Academic Award of Excellence (CHN) UBC Department of Computer Science
2016 UBC Computer Science Department Academic Award of Excellence (BCS) UBC Department of Computer Science
2016 UBC Computer Science Department Academic Award of Excellence (CMJ) UBC Department of Computer Science
2016 Accenture Leadership Award UBC Department of Computer Science
2016 Simba Technologies Award UBC Department of Computer Science
2016 Governor General's Silver Medal UBC Department of Computer Science
2016 Martin Frauendorf Memorial Prize UBC Department of Computer Science
2016 UBC Computer Science Department Academic Award of Excellence (BUCS) UBC Department of Computer Science
2016 UBC Computer Science Department Academic Award of Excellence (MAJ) UBC Department of Computer Science
2016 Ericsson Innovation Award
2016 Computer Science Scholarship UBC Department of Computer Science
2016 UBC Computer Science Department Student Service Award UBC Department of Computer Science
2016 Markus Meister Memorial Prize UBC Department of Computer Science
2016 Rick Sample Summer Internship Award UBC Department of Computer Science
2016 UBC Multidisciplinary Undergraduate Research Conference Poster Competition 2nd Prize UBC MURC
2016 National Collegiate Research Conference Poster Competition National Collegiate Research Conference
2016 CRA Outstanding Undergraduate Researcher Award Finalists CRA
2015 Markus Meister Memorial Prize UBC Department of Computer Science
2015 SIMBA Technologies Award UBC Department of Computer Science
2015 Rick Sample Summer Internship UBC Department of Computer Science
2015 Microsoft Gaming for Education Hackathon Microsoft Canada
2015 UBC Computer Science Department Academic Award of Excellence (BUCS) UBC Department of Computer Science
2015 Governor General's Silver Medal Academic Award of Excellence Governor General of Canada
2015 UBC Computer Science Department Academic Award of Excellence (Majors) UBC Department of Computer Science
2015 Martin Frauendorf Memorial Prize UBC Department of Computer Science
2015 UBC Computer Science Department Student Service Award UBC Department of Computer Science
2015 UBC Computer Science Department Academic Award of Excellence (COGS) UBC Department of Computer Science
2015 UBC Computer Science Department Academic Award of Excellence (Honours) UBC Department of Computer UBC Department of Computer Science
2015 Maria Klawe Endowment Award UBC Department of Computer Science
2015 UBC Computer Science Department Academic Award of Excellence (BCS) UBC Department of Computer Science
2015 UBC Computer Science Department Undergraduate Teaching Assistant Award UBC Department of Computer Science
2015 ACM ICSE Student Research Competition ACM ICSE
2015 UBC Computer Science Department Academic Award of Excellence (BA) UBC Department of Computer Science
2015 UBC Computer Science Department Academic Award of Excellence (Combined Majors) UBC Department of Computer Science
2014 CRA Outstanding Undergraduate Research Award CRA
2014 CRA Outstanding Undergraduate Researchers Award Honourable Mention CRA
2014 UBC Computer Science Department Academic Award of Excellence (Majors) UBC Department of Computer Science
2014 UBC Computer Science Department Academic Award of Excellence (COGS) UBC Department of Computer Science
2014 Governor General's Silver Medal Academic Award of Excellence Governor General of Canada
2014 Martin Frauendorf Memorial Prize UBC Department of Computer Science
2014 UBC Computer Science Department Undergraduate TA Award UBC Department of Computer Science
2014 UBC Computer Science Department Academic Award of Excellence (Combined Majors) UBC Department of Computer Science
2014 UBC Computer Science Department Academic Award of Excellence (BUCS) UBC Department of Computer Science
2014 UBC Computer Science Department Academic Award of Excellence (Combined Honours) UBC Department of Computer Science
2014 Maria Klawe Endowment Award UBC Department of Computer Science
2014 UBC Computer Science Department Academic Award of Excellence (Honours) UBC Department of Computer Science
2014 UBC Computer Science Department Academic Award of Excellence (BCS) UBC Department of Computer Science
2014 UBC Computer Science Department Academic Award of Excellence (BA) UBC Department of Computer Science
2014 Rick Sample Summer Internship UBC Department of Computer Science
2014 UBC Computer Science Department Student Service Award UBC Department of Computer Science

Grad Student Awards

Year Award Organization
2016 UBC Computer Science Department Student Service Award UBC Department of Computer Science
2016 ICSE-10 Most Influential Paper 10 Years Later Award ICS
2016 UBC Computer Science Department Graduate Teaching Assistant Award UBC Department of Computer Science
2016 Killam Graduate Teaching Assistant Award UBC VP Academic
2015 SCA Best Paper Award Symposium on Computer Animation
2015 SCA Best Paper Award Symposium on Computer Animation
2015 UBC Computer Science Service Award (ACM Programming Team) UBC Department of Computer Science
2015 First Place, World Haptics 2015 Student Innovation Challenge IEEE World Haptics Conference 2015
2015 UBC Computer Science Department Student Service Award UBC Department of Computer Science
2015 UBC Computer Science Department Graduate Teaching Assistant Award UBC Department of Computer Science
2014 Anita Borg Systers Pass-It-On Award Anita Borg Insitute
2014 ICICS Graduate Scholarship ICICS
2014 Motion Metrics/ICICS Graduate Scholarship ICICS
2014 NSERC Postdoctoral Fellowship NSERC
2014 UBC Computer Science Department Graduate TA Award UBC Department of Computer Science
2014 UBC Computer Science Department Student Service Award UBC Department of Computer Science

Research Awards

Year Award Recipient(s) Organization
2016 Charles McDowell Award Kevin Leyton-Brown UBC
2016 UBC Killam Faculty Research Fellowship Joanna McGrenere UBC
2015 IEEE Visualization Technical Achievement Award Tamara Munzner IEEE VIS Conference
2015 ESEM Best Paper Award Ivan Beschastnikh
2015 Royal Society of Canada Fellow Gail Murphy Royal Society of Canada
2015 SCA Best Poster Award Dinesh Pai Symposium on Computer Animation
2015 SCA Best Paper Award Michiel van de Panne Symposium on Computer Animation
2015 SIGGRAPH Laval Virtual Award Wolfgang Heidrich SIGGRAPH 2015
2015 SCA Best Paper Award Dinesh Pai Symposium on Computer Animation
2015 NAMRC Outstanding Paper Alla Sheffer International Manufacturing Research Conference
2015 ACM TiiS Best Paper Award Giuseppe Carenini, Cristina Conati ACM TiiS
2015 AOSA Most Influential Paper Award Gail Murphy AOSA
2015 Oscar Technical Achievement Award Robert Bridson Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
2014 Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence Fellow Holger H. Hoos AAAI
2014 ICVGIP Best Paper Award Dinesh Pai ICVGIP
2014 Humboldt Research Award Wolfgang Heidrich Alexander von Humboldt Foundation
2014 Grace Hopper Celebration Technical Leadership ABIE Award Anne Condon Anita Borg Institute
2014 International Conference on User Modeling, Adaptation and Personalization Best Paper Award Cristina Conati, Giuseppe Carenini International Conference on User Modeling, Adaptation and Personalization
2014 International Conference on User Modeling, Adaptation and Personalization Best Paper Award Giuseppe Carenini, Cristina Conati International Conference on User Modeling, Adaptation and Personalization
2014 University of Washington Computer Science & Engineering Alumni Achievement Award Gail Murphy University of Washington Computer Science & Engineering

Staff Awards

Year Award Recipient(s) Organization
2016 UBC Faculty of Science Excellence in Service Award Giuliana Villegas UBC Faculty of Science
2015 UBC Computer Science Staff Award (Going Above and Beyond) Renee Stephen UBC Department of Computer Science
2015 UBC Computer Science Staff Award (Supporting Research) Lara Hall, derekp, Michelle Lin UBC Department of Computer Science
2015 UBC Computer Science Staff Award (Supporting Students/Educational Programs) Tsang-Kay Mak UBC Department of Computer Science
2015 UBC Computer Science Staff Award (Fostering a Collegial Environment) Jessica Wrinskelle UBC Department of Computer Science
2015 UBC Faculty of Science Achievement Award for Service Diane Johnson UBC Faculty of Science
2014 UBC Computer Science Staff Award (Supporting Students and/or Educational Programs) Anthony Winstanley, Michele Ng UBC Department of Computer Science
2014 UBC Computer Science Staff Award (Fostering a Collegial Environment) UBC Department of Computer Science

Teaching Awards

Year Award Recipient(s) Organization
2015 2014 UBC Computer Science Department Teaching Award Mike Feeley, Nick Harvey, Hassan Khosravi, Ed Knorr, George Tsiknis, Steve Wolfman UBC Department of Computer Science
2015 Killam Teaching Award Gregor Kiczales UBC Faculty of Science
2014 Killam Teaching Prize Paul Carter, Kevin Leyton-Brown UBC Faculty of Science