Last update: August 7, 2012

 

ACM DOCTORAL DISSERTATION AWARDS

Year

Name

Category

School

Employment

2011

Seth Cooper

Doctoral Dissertation Award

Washington

Washington

2011

Aleksander Madry

Honorable Mention

MIT

Microsoft Research, EPFL

2011

David Steurer

Honorable Mention

Princeton

Microsoft Research, Cornell

2010

Bryan Parno

Doctoral Dissertation Award

CMU

Microsoft Research

2010

Benjamin Synder

Honorable Mention

MIT

Wisconsin

2009

Craig Gentry

Doctoral Dissertation Award

Stanford

IBM

2009

Haryadi S. Gunawi

Honorable Mention

Wisconsin

Berkeley

2009

André Platzer

Honorable Mention

Oldenburg

CMU

2009

Noah Snavely

Honorable Mention

Washington

Cornell

2008

Constantinos Daskalakis

Doctoral Dissertation Award

Berkeley

MIT

2008

Derek Hoiem

Honorable Mention

CMU

UIUC

2008

Sachin Katti

Honorable Mention

MIT

Berkeley, Stanford

2007

Sergey Yekhanin

Doctoral Dissertation Award

MIT

Microsoft Research

2007

Benny Applebaum

Honorable Mention

Technion

Princeton

2007

Vincent Conitzer

Honorable Mention

CMU

Duke

2007

Yan Liu

Honorable Mention

CMU

IBM

2006

Yi-Ren Ng

Doctoral Dissertation Award

Stanford

Refocus

2006

Aseem Agarwala

Honorable Mention

Washington

Adobe

2005

Ben Liblit

Doctoral Dissertation Award

Berkeley

Wisconsin

2005

Olivier Dousse

Honorable Mention

EPFL

EPFL

2004

Boaz Barak

Doctoral Dissertation Award

Weizmann

IAS(postdoc)

2004

Ramesh Johari

Honorable Mention

MIT

Stanford

2004

Emmett Witchel

Honorable Mention

MIT

Texas-Austin

2003

AnHai Doan

Doctoral Dissertation Award

Washington

UIUC

2003

Dina Katabi

Honorable Mention

MIT

MIT

2003

Subhash Khot

Honorable Mention

Princeton

Georgia Tech

2002

Venkatesan Guruswami

Doctoral Dissertation Award

MIT

Washington

2002

Tim Roughgarden

Honorable Mention

Cornell

Stanford

2002

Robert C. Miller

Honorable Mention

CMU

MIT

2001

Ion Stoica

Doctoral Dissertation Award

CMU

Berkeley

2001

Robert O'Callahan

Honorable Mention

CMU

IBM T.J. Watson

2001

David Wagner

Honorable Mention

Berkeley

Berkeley

2000

Salil Vadhan

Doctoral Dissertation Award

MIT

Harvard

2000

William Chan

Honorable Mention

Washington

Brown

2000

Michael D. Ernst

Honorable Mention

Washington

MIT

1999

Dieter van Melkebeek

Doctoral Dissertation Award

Chicago

Wisconsin-Madison

1998

Hari Balakrishnan

Doctoral Dissertation Award

Berkeley

MIT

1997

Steven R. McCanne

Doctoral Dissertation Award

Berkeley

???

1996

Xiaoyuan Tu

Doctoral Dissertation Award

Toronto

SGI, Apple, Intel…

1996

Carl Waldspurger

Doctoral Dissertation Award

MIT

VMware

1995

Sanjeev Arora

Doctoral Dissertation Award

Berkeley

Princeton

1995

Dan Spielman

Doctoral Dissertation Award

MIT

MIT

1994

David Karger

Doctoral Dissertation Award

Stanford

MIT

1994

T.V. Raman

Doctoral Dissertation Award

Cornell

Cornell

1993

Madhu Sudan

Doctoral Dissertation Award

Berkeley

MIT

1993

James J. Kistler

Honorable Mention

CMU

???

1993

Pandu Nayak

Honorable Mention

Stanford

Nasa Ames

1992

Kenneth McMillan

Doctoral Dissertation Award

CMU

AT&T, Cadence Berkeley Labs

1992

Mendel Rosenblum

Doctoral Dissertation Award

Berkeley

Stanford

1991

Robert Schapire

Doctoral Dissertation Award

MIT

AT&T, Princeton

1991

Garth Gibson

Doctoral Dissertation Series

Berkeley

CMU

1991

Carsten Lund

Doctoral Dissertation Series

Chicago

AT&T

1991

Asit Dan

Honorable Mention

UMass-Amherst

IBM T.J. Watson

1990

Hector Geffner

Doctoral Dissertation Award

UCLA

IBM…

1990

David Heckerman

Doctoral Dissertation Award

Stanford

Microsoft

1990

Noam Nissan

Doctoral Dissertation Series

Berkeley

Hebrew University

1989

Vijay Saraswat

Doctoral Dissertation Award

CMU

PARC, AT&T, Penn State, IBM

1989

Michael J. Kearns

Doctoral Dissertation Series

Harvard

AT&T, Penn

1989

Joe Kilian

Doctoral Dissertation Series

MIT

NEC

1988

Mauricio Karchmer

Doctoral Dissertation Award

Hebrew

MIT, Toronto

1988

Anne Condon

Doctoral Dissertation Series

Washington

Wisconsin, British Columbia

1988

David Dill

Doctoral Dissertation Series

CMU

Stanford

1987

John Canny

Doctoral Dissertation Award

MIT

Berkeley

1987

Leslie Greengard

Doctoral Dissertation Series

Yale

NYU

1987

Marc H. Brown

Doctoral Dissertation Series

Brown

DEC/Compaq…

1986

Johan Torkel Hastad

Doctoral Dissertation Award

MIT

Royal Inst. of Tech., Sweden

1986

Ketan D. Mulmuley

Doctoral Dissertation Award

CMU

Chicago

1986

Carl Ebeling

Doctoral Dissertation Series

CMU

Washington

1986

David Ungar

Doctoral Dissertation Series

Berkeley

Stanford, Sun

1985

John R. Ellis

Doctoral Dissertation Award

Yale

DEC…

1985

Ben-Zion Chor

Doctoral Dissertation Series

MIT

Technion Israel

1985

Daniel Hillis

Doctoral Dissertation Series

MIT

Disney, Applied Minds

1984

Manolis G.H. Katevenis

Doctoral Dissertation Award

Berkeley

Stanford, Crete

1984

James Korein

Doctoral Dissertation Series

UPenn

IBM T.J. Watson

1984

Henry Baird

Doctoral Dissertation Series

Princeton

RCA, Bell Labs, PARC, Lehigh

1984

Carl E. Bach

Doctoral Dissertation Series

Berkeley

Wisconsin-Madison

1983

Thomas W. Reps

Doctoral Dissertation Award

Cornell

Wisconsin-Madison

1983

Steven Johnson

Doctoral Dissertation Series

Indiana

Indiana

1983

Ellen Hildreth

Doctoral Dissertation Series

MIT

Wellesley

1982

Charles E. Leiserson

Doctoral Dissertation Award

CMU

MIT

1980

Douglas Cook

Doctoral Dissertation Award

Cambridge

??

1980

Ruth E. Davis

Doctoral Dissertation Award

UC Santa Cruz

Santa Clara University

1980

Lawrence Edward Larson

Doctoral Dissertation Award

SUNY Binghamton

Hughes, UCSD

1980

Jacob Slonim

Doctoral Dissertation Award

Kansas St.

IBM, Waterloo, Dalhousie

1978

Roderic G. Cattell

Doctoral Dissertation Award

CMU

Sunsoft, Sun, PARC

1978

Joseph Urban

Doctoral Dissertation Award

Univ. of SW Louisiana

U. of Louisiana at Lafayette, Miami, Arizona St.

 

School of Origin

 

MIT

17

CMU

15

Berkeley

13

Washington

7

Stanford

5

Cornell

3

Princeton

3

Chicago

2

Yale

2

Brown

1

Cambridge

1

EPFL

1

Harvard

1

Hebrew

1

Indiana

1

Kansas St.

1

Oldenburg

1

SUNY Binghamton

1

Technion

1

Toronto

1

UCLA

1

UC Santa Cruz

1

UMass-Amherst

1

Univ. of SW Louisiana

1

UPenn

1

Wisconsin

1

Weizmann

1

TOTAL

77