Faculty Awards

2020

NSF CAREER Award—Ravi Netravali
NSF CAREER Award—Guy Van den Broeck
NSF CAREER Award—Sriram Sankararaman
IACR Test of Time Award—Amit Sahai
SIGPLAN Distinguished Paper Award—Todd Millstein

2020

NSF CAREER Award—Ravi Netravali
NSF CAREER Award—Guy Van den Broeck
NSF CAREER Award—Sriram Sankararaman
IACR Test of Time Award—Amit Sahai
SIGPLAN Distinguished Paper Award—Todd Millstein

2019

FPGA Best Paper Award—Jason Cong
Amazon Research Award—Yizhou Sun
Google Faculty Research Award—Jason Cong
J.P. Morgan AI Research Award—Adnan Darwiche
J.P. Morgan AI Research Award—Rafail Ostrovsky
Donald O. Pederson Best Paper Award—Jason Cong
UJCAI Computers and Thought Award—Guy Van den Broeck
Facebook Research Award on Computationally Efficient NLP—Kai-Wei Chang
Facebook Research Award on Computationally Efficient NLP—Cho-Jui Hsieh
AWS Machine Learning Research Award (MLRA)—Amit Sahai
SIA University Researcher—Jason Cong
ACM SoCC Best Paper Award—Ravi Netravali
William J. McCalla ICCAD Best Paper Award—Jason Cong

2018

Lockheed Martin Excellence in Teaching Award—Adnan Darwiche
Excellence in the Field of Mathematics Award—Rafail Ostrovsky
NSF Career Award—Tony Nowatzki
Honorary Doctorate from Yale University—Judea Pearl
ISLPED 2018 Best Paper Award—Jason Cong
Intel/NSF FOMR Award—Tony Nowatzki
Vehicle Communication Magazine – Best Paper Award—Mario Gerla

2017

Faculty in Residence – Faculty of the Year Award—Miryung Kim
10-Year Retrospective Most Influential Paper Award, DAC—Jason Cong
Best Long Paper Award, EMNLP—Kai-Wei Chang
MEMSYS 2017 Best Paper Award—Jason Cong
MEMSYS 2017 Best Paper Award—Glenn Reinman
ACM SIGNA Induction into the: TCFPGA Hall of Fame—Jason Cong
ACM SIGGRAPH Conference on Motion in Games Best Paper Award—Demetri Terzopoulos
Dijkstra Prize—Eli Gafni
IEEE Computer Society Technical Achievement Award—Rafail Ostrovsky

2016

NSF CAREER Award—Raghu Mekka
ACM-Test-of-Time Award—Amit Sahai

2014

NSF CAREER Award—Tyson Condie
Honorary Doctorate, Texas A&M University—Judea Pearl
Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellowship—Alexander Sherstov
Northrop Grumman Excellence in Teaching—Alexander Sherstov
Carl Friedrich Gauss Prize—Stanley Osher

2013

Prolific Author Award, DAC—Jason Cong
Distinguished Alumni Educator Award, UIUC—Milos Ercegovac
Sloan Research Fellowship—Jason Ernst
NSF CAREER Award—Jason Ernst
Honorary Doctorate, Concordia University, Canada—Leonard Kleinrock
Distinguished Alumni Award, NY University Polytecnic—Judea Pearl
Helmholtz Test-of-Time Awards, IEEE—Demetri Terzopoulos & Song-Chun Zhu & Alan Yuille
Distinguished Visiting Professor of Computer Science, Technion Israel Inst. of Technology

2012

Jean-Claude Laprie Award in Dependable Computing—Algirdas Avizienis
IBM Faculty Award—Jason Cong
Lockheed Martin Excellence in Teaching Award—Paul Eggert
Honorary Doctorate, Computer Science, DePaul University—Alan Kay
Pazy Memorial Research Award—Rafail Ostrovsky, Amit Sahai
NSF CAREER Award—Alexander Sherstov
Presidential Early Career Award—Jennifer Wortman Vaughan
ACM SIGPLAN Service Award—Jens Palsberg
Alexander Graham Bell Medal—Leonard Kleinrock
Harvey Prize in Science and Technology—Judea Pearl
IEEE Outstanding Service Award—Wei Wang

2011

Keck Futures Initiative Award, National Academies—Demetri Terzopoulos
Symantec Term Chair in Computer Science—Jennifer Wortman Vaughan
NSF CAREER Award—Miryung Kim
ACM SIGPLAN Award—Todd Millstein and Rupak Majumdar
ACM | IEEE A. Richard Newton Technical Impact Award in EDA—Jason Cong
Artificial Intelligence Hall Of Fame Award—Judea Pearl

2010

Google Focused Research Award—Deborah Estrin
Honorary Doctorate, University of Murcia, Spain—Alan Kay
Honorary Doctorate of Science, Technion-Israel Institute of Technology—Leonard Kleinrock
Sloan Research Fellowship—Rupak Majumdar
Technology Innovation Award, Wall Street Journal—Carey Nachenberg
Rethinking Encryption Award, Google—Amit Sahai
NSF CAREER Award—Jennifer Wortman Vaughan
Symposium on Principles of Distributed Computing Honor—Eli Gafni
Dan David Prize—Leonard Kleinrock
IEEE Circuits & System Award—Jason Cong

2009

Lockheed Martin Excellence in Teaching Award—Milos Ercegovac
Sloan Research Fellowship—Eleazar Eskin
Northrop Grumman Prize for Best Publication Record—Mario Gerla
Honorary Doctorate, Informatics/Computer Science—Kyoto University—Alan Kay
Guggenheim Fellowship—Demetri Terzopoulos
NSF Career Award—Zhuowen Tu
IEEE Internet Award—Lixia Zhang

2008

Doctorate Honoris Causa, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology—Deborah Estrin
Honorary Doctorate, Mathematics, Univ. of Waterloo, Canada—Alan Kay
IBM Faculty Award—Todd Millstein
Honorary Doctor of Humane Letters, Chapman University—Judea Pearl
Lockheed Martin Excellence in Teaching Award—David Smallberg
Aggarwal Prize Award—Song-Chun Zhu
Benjamin Franklin Medal—Judea Pearl

2007

IBM Faculty Award—Jason Cong
Honoris Causa Degree in Informatics, University of Pisa—Alan Kay
Sloan Research Fellowship—Eddie Kohler
Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists & Engineers—Eddie Kohler
Honorary Doctor of Science, University of Toronto—Judea Pearl
IEEE PAMI-TC Computer Vision Award—Demetri Terzopoulos

2006

New Faculty Fellowship Award—Eddie Kohler
NSF CAREER Awards—Eddie Kohler, Rupak Majumdar, Todd Millstein
Honorary Doctorate, Georgia Tech—Alan Kay
New Faculty Fellowship Award, Micrrosoft Research—Eddie Kohler
Northrop Grumman Excellence in Teaching Award—John Cho
Inventor Recognition Award, Semiconductor Corp—Jason Cong
IBM Faculty Award—Jason Cong
Young Innovator Award, MIT Technology Review—Eddie Kohler
IBM Faculty Award—Rafail Ostrovsky
IBM Faculty Award—Jens Palsberg
Purpose Prize, Civic Ventures—Judea Pearl
Academy Award—Demetri Terzopoulos
ACM-W Athena Lecturer Award—Deborah Estrin
ACM SIGMETRICS Achievement Award—Richard Muntz
Computer & Communications Prize—Leonard Kleinrock

2005

Lockheed Martin Excellence in Teaching Award—Richard Korf
“Professor of the Year” from the Engineering Society of UC—David Smallberg
Honorary Laurea Doctorate in Ingegneria Telematica, Turin Polytechnic—Leonard Kleinrock
DARPA special commendation for outstanding achievement—Rajive Bagrodia
Election to the Internet Architecture Board—Lixia Zhang
Honorary Laureate Degree, University of Bologna—Leonard Kleinrock
IBM Faculty Award—John Cho

2004

Northrop Grumman Award for Teaching—Glenn Reinman
Lockheed Martin Award for Teaching—Joe DiStefano
Draper Prize—Alan Kay

2003

UCLA Distinguished Teaching Award—Joe DiStefano
Harvey Eby for Art of Teaching Award—Joe DiStefano
ACM-AAAI Allen Newell Award—Judea Pearl
David Marr Prize-Alan Yuille
David Marr Prize-Song-Chun Zhu

Significant Awards

Academy Award—Demetri Terzopoulos 2006
ACM-W Athena Lecturer Award—Deborah Estrin 2006
ACM SIGPLAN Award—Todd Millstein and Rupak Majumdar 2011
ACM/IEEE A. Richard Newton Technical Impact Award in EDA—Jason Cong 2011
ACM SIGPLAN Service Award—Jens Palsberg 2012
ACM SIGMETRICS Achievement Award—Richard Muntz 2006
ACM-AAAI Allen Newell Award—Judea Pearl 2003
ACM-Test-of-Time Award—Amit Sahai 2016
ACM SIGNA Induction into the: TCFPGA Hall of Fame —Jason Cong 2017
ACM SIGGRAPH Conference on Motion in Games Best Paper Award—Demetri Terzopoulos 2017
Aggarwal Prize—Song-Chun Zhu 2008
Alexander Graham Bell Medal—Leonard Kleinrock 2012
Allen Newell Award—Judea Pearl 2003
Artificial Intelligence Hall of Fame—Judea Pearl 2011
Benjamin Franklin Medal—Judea Pearl 2008
Carl Friedrich Gauss Prize—Stanley Osher 2014
Computer & Communcations Prize—Leonard Kleinrock 2006
Dan David Prize—Leonard Kleinrock 2010
David Marr Prize—Stefano Soatto 1999, Alan Yuille 2003, Song-Chun Zhu 2003
Dijkstra Prize—Eli Gafni 2017
Draper Prize—Leonard Kleinrock 2001, Alan Kay 2004
Ericsson Prize—Leonard Kleinrock 1982
Google Ph.D. Fellowship in Software Engineering—Muhammad Gulzar 2017
Google Ph.D. Fellowship in Privacy & Security—Aayush Jain 2018
Harvey Prize in Science and Technology—Judea Pearl 2012
IEEE Circuits & System Award Award—Jason Cong 2010
IEEE ICDM Outstanding Service Award—Wei Wang 2012
IEEE Internet Award—Lixia Zhang 2009
IEEE PAMI-TC Computer Vision Award—Demetri Terzopoulos 2007
IEEE Computer Pioneer Award—Demetri Terzopoulos 2020
IEEE Computer Society Technical Achievement Award—Rafail Ostrovsky 2017
IEEE Computer Society Technical Achievement Award—Wesley Chu 2003
IEEE Communications Society Technical Recognition Award—Mario Gerla 2011
IEEE INFOCOM Achievement Award—Mario Gerla 2018
International SAT Competition, First-Place Gold Medal—Adnan Darwiche 2007
Internet Hall of Fame—Leonard Kleinrock 2012
IJACI Research Excellence Award in Artificial Intelligence—Judea Pearl 1999
Israeli Software Industry Pioneer Award—Gerald Estrin 2006
Jean-Claude Laurie Award in Dependable Computing —Algirdas Avizienis 2018
Kyoto Prize—Alan Kay 2004
MILCOM Technical Achievement Award—Mario Gerla 2011
NASA Exceptional Achievement Medal—Leon Alkalai 2012
National Medal of Science—Leonard Kleinrock 2008
Okawa Foundation Research Award—M. Sarrafzadeh, S. Lu, J. Cong, R. Ostrovsky 2005
Okawa Foundation Research Award—John Cho 2006, Milos Ercegovac 2006, Eleazar Eskin 2008
Okawa Foundation Research Award—Amit Sahai 2008, Demetri Terzopoulos 2011
Okawa Foundation Research Award—Miryung Kim 2015, Sriram Sankararaman 2017
Okawa Foundation Research Award—Amit Sahai 2008, Demetri Terzopoulos 2011—Kai-Wei Chang 2018
Rumelhart Prize—Judea Pearl 2011
Sells Award for Distinguished Multivariate Research—Judea Pearl 2017
SIGMOBILE Outstanding Contributions Award—Leonard Kleinrock 2014
Turing Award—Judea Pearl 2012, Alan Kay 2003
Women of Vision Award, Anita Borg Institute—Deborah Estrin 2007

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