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/ The Allen Newell Award for Research Excellence
Allen Newell Award for Research Excellence is awarded by the School
of Computer Science at Carnegie Mellon. It recognizes an outstanding
body of work that epitomizes Allen Newell's research style as expressed
in his words:
"Good science responds to real phenomena or real problems."
science is in the details."
science makes a difference."
Newell Award for Research Excellence Winners and their Winning Bodies
This once-in-a-lifetime award may be made for a body of work to an individual or to
a group of individuals. Recipients need not be currently at Carnegie
Mellon. However, key aspects of the work being recognized must have
been done at Carnegie Mellon. Recent accomplishments will be favored
over older ones, with the caveat that the early steps of a recently-completed
piece of work may have occured many years ago.
Nominations may be submitted to the Chairman
of the Award Committee, M. Satyanarayanan.
Nominations must consist of:
brief description of the body of work being nominated
clear explanation of how this work epitomizes Allen Newell's research
of the key individuals who accomplished the work and their specific
committee will solicit more details as needed. Committee members