SCS Faculty Awards|
School of Computer Science, Carnegie Mellon University
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The Alan J. Perlis Award for Imagination in Computer Science
– The Perlis award was established in 2013 to recognize
a single individual at CMU who has shown sustained creativity in out-of-the-box computer science, leading to demonstrated real-world impact.
- Tom Mitchell, 2017
For visionary leadership and scientific contributions spanning artificial intelligence, data science, and neuroscience.
- William Red Whittaker, 2015
For sustained creative contributions and leadership on the world stage in high-risk, high-payoff research in field and mobile robotics.
- Illah Nourbakhsh, 2013
For sustained creative contributions in imagining, developing and applying robotic technologies that empower everyday citizens and scientists.