Faculty Awards

Year Faculty Name Type Org. Award Edit
2013 Ben Shneiderman UMD UMD Univ Maryland Distinguished University Professor
2007 Dianne O'Leary UMD UMD CMPS Board of Visitors Distinguished Faculty Award
2013 Hanan Samet UMD UMD Univ Maryland Distinguished University Professor
1996 Bonnie Dorr UMD UMD Univ Maryland Distinguished Young Scientist
2009 Jandelyn Plane UMD UMD CMPS Dean's Award for Teaching Excellence
Received the Outstanding Instructor Award in CMPS for 2009.
2010 Jandelyn Plane UMD UMD Dean's Award - THELMA M. WILLIAMS ADVISOR of the YEAR
2013 Ben Shneiderman UMD UMD Graduate Faculty Mentor of the Year
2007 Fawzi Emad UMD UMD CMPS Dean's Award for Teaching Excellence
2008 Ben Shneiderman UMD UMD CMPS Board of Visitors Distinguished Faculty Award
2014 Dianne O'Leary UMD UMD Univ Maryland Distinguished University Professor
2017 Jonathan Katz UMD UMD Univ Maryland Distinguished Scholar-Teacher
2006 G.W. (Pete) Stewart UMD UMD Univ Maryland Distinguished University Professor
1995 Adam Porter UMD UMD CMPS Dean's Award for Teaching Excellence
2018 Dave Levin UMD UMD CMNS Dean's Award for Excellence in Teaching
1997 Jack Minker UMD UMD Univ Maryland Distinguished Scholar-Teacher
2018 Larry Davis UMD UMD CMNS Board of Visitors' Distinguished Faculty Award
1996 Jack Minker UMD UMD Univ Maryland Presidential Medal
2018 Jandelyn Plane UMD UMD CMNS Board of Visitors' Creative Educator Award
1996 Samir Khuller UMD UMD CMPS Dean's Award for Teaching Excellence
2015 Mihai Pop UMD Excellence in Teaching Award
2006 Samir Khuller UMD UMD Univ Maryland Distinguished Scholar-Teacher
2003 Uzi Vishkin Other Highly Cited Researcher, Thompson ISI
1992 Dinesh Manocha Org IBM
IBM Fellowship
Nick Feamster Member ACM ACM Member
2010 Ben Shneiderman Member National Academy of Engineering
Inducted for research, software development and scholarly texts concerning human-computer interaction and information visualization
2006 Adam Porter Member ACM ACM Member
2003 Adam Porter Member IEEE IEEE Senior Member
2011 Ben Bederson Member ACM ACM Distinguished Scientist
2003 G.W. (Pete) Stewart Member National Academy of Engineering
For the development of numerical algorithms and software widely used in engineering computation.
2003 Jeffrey K. Hollingsworth Member IEEE IEEE Senior Member
2004 Bobby Bhattacharjee Fellowship Sloan Research Fellowship
1994 Bonnie Dorr Fellowship Sloan Research Fellowship
1995 Dinesh Manocha Fellowship Sloan Research Fellowship
2014 Elaine Shi Fellowship Sloan Research Fellowship
2008 Nick Feamster Fellowship Sloan Research Fellowship
1996 Dana Nau Fellow AAAI AAAI Fellow
For contributions to the fields of AI search algorithms, AI planning, and AI applications in design and manufacturing.
2010 Amitabh Varshney Fellow IEEE IEEE Fellow
Scientific visualization and computer graphics
2003 Raymond Miller Fellow CSAB CSAB
In recognition of his outstanding professional volunteer contributions to computing sciences and accreditation.
2012 Ben Shneiderman Fellow IEEE IEEE Fellow
For contributions to human-computer interaction and information visualization.
2002 Joseph Ja' Ja' Fellow ACM ACM Fellow
2014 Andrew Childs Fellow Canadian Institute for Advanced Research
1997 Bonnie Dorr Fellow NSF NSF Presidential Faculty Fellow (PFF)
1996 Joseph Ja' Ja' Fellow IEEE IEEE Fellow
2006 Dianne O'Leary Fellow ACM ACM Fellow
For mentoring activities and contributions to numerical algorithms.
2014 Aravind Srinivasan Fellow ACM ACM Fellow
For contributions to algorithms, probabilistic methods, and networks.
1994 Laveen Kanal Fellow IAPR IAPR
For outstanding contributions to Markov random field models, search strategies, hybrid linguistic-statistical models and reasoning in uncertain domains
1997 Raymond Miller Fellow ACM ACM Fellow
For research contributions to the theory of parallel computation and for his distinguished service to the Computer Science community as an educator and leader.
2013 Bonnie Dorr Fellow AAAI AAAI Fellow
For significant contributions to natural language understanding and representation, and development of the widely recognized methods for interlingual machine translation
2013 Dana Nau Fellow ACM ACM Fellow
For contributions to automated search and planning.
1997 Victor Basili Fellow ACM ACM Fellow
For contributions to empirical software engineering.
1996 Uzi Vishkin Fellow ACM ACM Fellow
1992 Laveen Kanal Fellow AAAI AAAI Fellow
For contributions to pattern recognition and heuristic search procedures and their application in the machine recognition of patterns.
1990 Raymond Miller Fellow AAAS AAAS Fellow
2009 Dinesh Manocha Fellow ACM ACM Fellow
For contributions to geometric computing and applications to computer graphics, robotics and GPU computing.
1972 Laveen Kanal Fellow IEEE IEEE Fellow
The advancement of the theoretical understanding of computation through work in switching theory and theoretical models.
2016 Leila De Floriani Fellow IEEE IEEE Fellow
For contributions to geometric modeling and visualization
1970 Raymond Miller Fellow IEEE IEEE Fellow
The advancement of the theoretical understanding of computation through work in switching theory and theoretical models.
2010 Aravind Srinivasan Fellow IEEE IEEE Fellow
For contributions to randomized algorithms and probabilistic methods
2011 Dinesh Manocha Fellow AAAS AAAS Fellow
1972 Laveen Kanal Fellow AAAS AAAS Fellow
2009 Howard Elman Fellow SIAM SIAM Fellow
2012 Dinesh Manocha Fellow IEEE IEEE Fellow
1997 Marvin Zelkowitz Fellow IEEE IEEE Fellow
The development of practical programming environment for effective software development.
2009 G.W. (Pete) Stewart Fellow SIAM SIAM Fellow
2018 Dinesh Manocha Fellow AAAI AAAI Fellow
2009 V.S. Subrahmanian Fellow AAAI AAAI Fellow
For significant contributions to the study of probabilistic databases, logic programming and agent-based systems.
1990 Victor Basili Fellow IEEE IEEE Fellow
Software quality and productivity.
1991 William Pugh Fellow Packard
2017 William Regli Fellow IEEE IEEE Fellow
For contributions to 3D search, design repositories and intelligent manufacturing.
1994 Jack Minker Fellow ACM ACM Fellow
For championing the rights of scientists to practice their profession freely and openly, for bringing to public attention the names of scientists deprived of their scientific freedom and human rights, and for giving these victims hope and making them awar
1991 Jack Minker Fellow IEEE IEEE Fellow
Deductive databases, disjunctive logic programming, and artificial intelligence.
2008 V.S. Subrahmanian Fellow AAAS AAAS Fellow
1991 Ashok Agrawala Fellow IEEE IEEE Fellow
Distributed algorithms and policies for computer systems.
2012 Ming Lin Fellow IEEE IEEE Fellow
for "contributions to real-time physics-based interaction and simulation for virtual environments, robotics and haptics"
1990 Jack Minker Fellow AAAI AAAI Fellow
2002 Larry Davis Fellow IAPR IAPR
For contributions to computer vision and image understanding.
2001 Nicholas Roussopoulos Fellow ACM ACM Fellow
For outstanding contributions to the principles and practice of database management and for leadership in academia and service to the ACM community.
2013 Lise Getoor Fellow AAAI AAAI Fellow
For her significant contributions to methods which combine probabilistic and logical representations in machine learning, knowledge discovery, graph mining, network analysis, and database systems.
2005 Ashok Agrawala Fellow AAAS AAAS Fellow
2011 Ming Lin Fellow ACM ACM Fellow
For contribution in geometric computing and physics-based modeling for computer graphics, virtual environments, and robotics.
1989 Jack Minker Fellow AAAS AAAS Fellow
1998 Andre Tits Fellow IEEE IEEE Fellow
For contributions to optimization-based design and robust control
1998 Larry Davis Fellow IEEE IEEE Fellow
Computer vision, image processing and high performance computing.
1996 Hanan Samet Fellow ACM ACM Fellow
For research and contributions in the area of hierarchical data structures for applications in spatial data bases for computer graphics, image processing, geographic information systems, and robotics.
1998 Leila De Floriani Fellow IAPR IAPR
For contributions to geometric modeling and algorithm design for computer vision applications
1996 Hanan Samet Fellow IAPR IAPR
For contributions to hierarchical data structures for image analysis and representation
2017 Ming Lin Fellow Eurographics Eurographics Fellow
"in recognition of her outstanding research contributions in physically-based modeling, virtual environments, sound rendering, haptics and animation"
1991 Hanan Samet Fellow IEEE IEEE Fellow
The area of hierarchical data structures for applications in spatial databases for computer graphics and image processing.
2012 Aravind Srinivasan Fellow AAAS AAAS Fellow
For distinguished contributions to algorithms, probabilistic methods, and networks
2010 Ben Shneiderman Degree Honorary Degree
University of Castilla-LaMancha, 2010
2005 Dianne O'Leary Degree Honorary Degree
Doctor of Mathematics Honoris Causa, University of Waterloo, Canada.
2004 Victor Basili Degree Honorary Degree
Laurea Honoris Causa in Informatic Engineering, 2004. University of Sannio, Benevento (BN), Italy
2005 Victor Basili Degree Honorary Degree
Department of Computer Science and Fraunhofer IESE, 2005. University of Kaiserslautern, Germany
2006 Joseph Ja' Ja' Award Internet2 IDEA
1993 Bonnie Dorr Award NSF NSF New Young Investigator
2006 Dinesh Manocha Award Phi Delta Theta/Matthew Mason Distinguished Professor
2001 Bobby Bhattacharjee Award NSF NSF CAREER
1998 Ming Lin Award IBM Junior Faculty Development Award
1995 Ming Lin Award NSF Young Faculty Career Award
2004 Amitabh Varshney Award IEEE IEEE VGTC, Technical Achievement Award
In recognition of Seminal Achievements in Scientific Visualization of Molecular Surfaces.
1998 Dinesh Manocha Award Phillip and Ruth Hettleman Prize for Artistic and Scholarly Achievement
2002 Raymond Miller Award ACM ACM Distinguished Service
For strengthening and nurturing computer science as a profession and as a discipline. Throughout his career, departments, journal boards, technical committees, accreditation processes, curriculum revision initiatives, conferences, workshops, and numerous
1992 Rance Cleaveland Award NSF NSF National Young Investigator
2018 Marine Carpuat Award NSF NSF CAREER
1995 Amitabh Varshney Award NSF NSF CAREER
2015 Dinesh Manocha Award Google Faculty Research
2000 Raymond Miller Award IEEE IEEE Third Millenium Medal
2012 Hanan Samet Award ACM Paris Kanellakis Theory and Practice Award
For fundamental contributions to the development of multidimensional spatial data structures and indexing.
1992 Rance Cleaveland Award ONR Young Investigator
2017 Eun Kyoung Choe Award NSF NSF CAREER
2015 Jonathan Katz Award Humboldt Award
2006 Dinesh Manocha Award ACM IndySort (Sort Benchmark) Co-winner
2004 Ben Shneiderman Award IEEE IEEE Computer Society, Software Process Achievement Award
Software Engineering Laboratory at NASA Godard Space Flight Center, (associated with NASA Goddard, University of Maryland, and Computer Sciences Corporation), In recognition of the Software Engineering Laboratory's long record of sustained achievement in
2018 Vanessa Frias-Martinez Award NSF NSF CAREER
1992 Laveen Kanal Award IAPR IAPR King-Sun Fu Award
For contributions to pattern recognition
2001 Allison Druin Award NSF NSF CAREER
2017 Dinesh Manocha Award Google DayDream Faculty Award
1996 Raymond Miller Award IEEE IEEE Computer Society, Society of Golden Core, Charter Member
2003 Ben Shneiderman Award IEEE IEEE Distinguished Literary Contribution
For Leonardo's Laptop: Human Needs and the New Computing Technologies"."
2000 Victor Basili Award ACM ACM SIGSOFT Outstanding Research Award
2001 Donald Yeung Award NSF NSF CAREER
2016 Jeffrey K. Hollingsworth Award IBM IBM Faculty Partnership Award
1989 Howard Elman Award NSF NSF Presidential Young Investigator
2010 Dinesh Manocha Award IBM Smarter Planet Innovation Award
2001 Ben Shneiderman Award ACM ACM SIGCAS Making a Difference Award Winner
2012 Ben Shneiderman Award IEEE IEEE Career Visualization Award
2003 Victor Basili Award IEEE IEEE Computer Society, Harlan D. Mills Award
For significant contributions to programming languages, program reading and writing, and empirical methods.
2000 Marvin Zelkowitz Award ACM ACM SIGSOFT Distinguished Service Award
2008 Dinesh Manocha Award NVIDIA Professor Partnership
1996 Victor Basili Award IEEE IEEE Computer Society, Society of Golden Core
For various contributions to the Society's success.
1995 Adam Porter Award NSF NSF CAREER
2004 Jeffrey Foster Award NSF NSF CAREER
2018 Dinesh Manocha Award Alibaba Innovation Award
2005 Jack Minker Award AAAI/ACM The Allen Newell Award
For his fundamental contributions to the fields of deductive databases, logic programming, artificial intelligence, and, more generally, logic-based methods in Computer Science and for his truly unprecedented role in organizing and stimulating scientific
2004 Jonathan Katz Award NSF NSF CAREER
2017 Dave Levin Award Best Paper
"A Longitudinal, End-to-End View of the DNSSEC Ecosystem", USENIX Security 2017
2004 Francois Guimbretiere Award NSF NSF CAREER
1996 Pete Keleher Award NSF NSF CAREER
1991 William Pugh Award NSF NSF Presidential Young Investigator
2010 Allison Druin Award ACM ACM SIGCHI Social Impact Award
2011 Ben Bederson Award ACM ACM CHI Academy
2009 Dave Levin Award Best Paper
"TrInc: Small Trusted Hardware for Large Distributed Systems", NSDI 2009
2011 Mohammad Hajiaghayi Award Google Faculty Research
1993 Dianne O'Leary Award Distinguished Alumna
Perdue University
1996 Dinesh Manocha Award ONR Young Investigator
2007 Samir Khuller Award Google Faculty Research
2010 Ben Bederson Award ACM ACM SIGCHI Social Impact Award
2011 Mohammad Hajiaghayi Award NSF NSF CAREER
2008 Nick Feamster Award PECASE
2007 Neil Spring Award NSF NSF CAREER
1995 Dinesh Manocha Award NSF NSF CAREER
1985 James Reggia Award NSF NSF Presidential Young Investigator
2011 Mohammad Hajiaghayi Award ONR Young Investigator
1993 V.S. Subrahmanian Award NSF NSF National Young Investigator
1997 Dinesh Manocha Award Honda Research Initiation Award
1995 Samir Khuller Award NSF NSF CAREER
2004 Michael Hicks Award NSF NSF CAREER
2007 Nick Feamster Award NSF NSF CAREER
2009 David Mount Award ACM ACM Recognition of Service Award
1990 John Aloimonos Award NSF NSF National Young Investigator
2010 Ming Lin Award IEEE IEEE VGTC, Technical Achievement Award
"in recognition of her seminal contributions in the area of interactive physics-based interaction and simulation for virtual environments."
1997 Jeffrey K. Hollingsworth Award NSF NSF CAREER
1985 Jack Minker Award ACM ACM Outstanding Contribution
1985 Andre Tits Award NSF NSF Presidential Young Investigator
2011 Nick Feamster Award Google Faculty Research
Google Focused Research Award
2011 Dinesh Manocha Award IIT Delhi Distinguished Alumni Award
2004 Atif Memon Award NSF NSF CAREER
2008 David Mount Award ACM ACM Recognition of Service Award
2003 Rajeev Barua Award George Corcoran Education Award
2001 Jeffrey K. Hollingsworth Award IBM IBM Faculty Partnership Award
1984 Dana Nau Award NSF NSF Presidential Young Investigator
1996 Chau-Wen Tseng Award NSF NSF CAREER
2006 Nick Feamster Award IAPR Best Paper
ACM SIGCOMM Best Paper Award
2005 Amol Deshpande Award NSF NSF CAREER
2002 Rajeev Barua Award NSF NSF CAREER
1997 Ming Lin Award Honda Research Initiation Award