ACM Doctoral Dissertation Award
Awarded forBest doctoral dissertations in computer science and computer engineering
Presented byAssociation for Computing Machinery (ACM)
Reward(s)US $20,000
First awarded1978
Websiteawards.acm.org/doctoral-dissertation

The ACM Doctoral Dissertation Award is awarded annually by the Association for Computing Machinery to the authors of the best doctoral dissertations in computer science and computer engineering. The award is accompanied by a prize of US $20,000 and winning dissertations are published in the ACM Digital Library.[1] Honorable mentions are awarded $10,000. Financial support is provided by Google. The number of awarded dissertations may vary year-to-year.

ACM also awards the ACM India Doctoral Dissertation Award.[2] Several Special Interest Groups (SIGs) award a Doctoral Dissertation Award.[3]

Recipients

Year Winner Honorable Mention
or Series Winner
1978 Joseph Urban [4]
Roderic G. Cattell [5]
1980 Douglas Cook [6]
Jacob Slonim [7]
Lawrence Larson[8]
Ruth E. Davis [9]
1982 Charles E. Leiserson[10]
1983 Thomas W. Reps[11] Ellen Hildreth[12]
Steven Johnson [13]
1984 Manolis G.H. Katevenis [14] Eric Bach[15]
Henry Baird [16]
James Korein [17]
1985 John R. Ellis [18] Ben-Zion Chor [19]
Danny Hillis[20]
1986 Johan Håstad[21] Carl Ebeling[22]
Ketan Mulmuley[23] David Ungar[24]
1987 John Canny[25] Leslie Greengard[26]
Marc H. Brown [27]
1988 Mauricio Karchmer [28] Anne Condon[29]
David L. Dill[30]
1989 V. K. Saraswat[31] Joe Killian [32]
Michael Kearns[33]
1990 David Heckerman [34] Noam Nisan[35]
Hector Geffner [36]
1991 Robert Schapire [37] Asit Dan [38]
Carsten Lund[39]
Garth Gibson[40]
1992 Kenneth McMillan [41]
Mendel Rosenblum[42]
1993 Madhu Sudan[43] James J. Kistler [44]
Pandu Nayak [45]
1994 David Karger[46]
T.V. Raman[47]
1995 Daniel Spielman[48]
Sanjeev Arora[49]
1996 Carl Waldspurger [50]
Xiaoyuan Tu [51]
1997 Steven R. McCanne [52]
1998 Hari Balakrishnan[53]
1999 Dieter van Melkebeek [54]
2000 Salil Vadhan[55] Michael D. Ernst [56]
William Chan [57]
2001 Ion Stoica[58] David A. Wagner[59]
Robert O'Callahan [60]
2002 Venkatesan Guruswami[61] Robert C. Miller [62]
Tim Roughgarden[63]
2003 AnHai Doan [64] Dina Katabi[65]
Subhash Khot[66]
2004 Boaz Barak[67] Emmett Witchel [68]
Ramesh Johari [69]
2005 Ben Liblit [70] Olivier Dousse [71]
2006 Ren Ng[72][73] Aseem Agarwala [74]
2007 Sergey Yekhanin [75] Benny Applebaum [76]
Vincent Conitzer [77]
Yan Liu [78]
2008 Constantinos Daskalakis[79][80] Derek Hoiem [81]
Sachin Katti [82]
2009 Craig Gentry[83] Andre Platzer [84]
Haryadi S Gunawi [85]
Keith Noah Snavely [86]
2010 Bryan Parno [87] Benjamin Snyder [88]
2011 Seth Cooper [89][90] Aleksander Madry [91]
David Steurer [92]
2012 Shyamnath Gollakota [93] Gregory Valiant [94]
Peter Hawkins [95]
2013 Sanjam Garg [96] Grey Ballard [97]
Shayan Oveis Gharan [98]
2014 Matei Zaharia[99][100] John C. Duchi [101]
John Criswell [102]
2015 Julian Shun [103][104] Aaron Sidford [105][106]
Siavash Mirarab [107][108]
2016 Haitham Hassanieh [109][110] Peter Bailis [111]
Veselin Raychev [112]
2017 Aviad Rubinstein [113] Mohsen Ghaffari [114]
Stefanie Mueller [115]
2018 Chelsea Finn [116] Ryan Beckett [117]
Tengyu Ma [118]
2019 Dor Minzer [119] Jakub Tarnawski [120]
Jiajun Wu [121]

See also

References

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  27. ^ "Marc H. Brown". Awards Home. Association for Computing Machinery. Retrieved 2021-01-23.
  28. ^ "Mauricio Karchmer". Awards Home. Association for Computing Machinery. Retrieved 2021-01-23.
  29. ^ "Anne Condon". Awards Home. Association for Computing Machinery. Retrieved 2021-01-23.
  30. ^ "David Dill". Awards Home. Association for Computing Machinery. Retrieved 2021-01-23.
  31. ^ "Vijay Saraswat". Awards Home. Association for Computing Machinery. Retrieved 2021-01-23.
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  33. ^ "Michael J. Kearns". Awards Home. Association for Computing Machinery. Retrieved 2021-01-23.
  34. ^ "David Heckerman". Awards Home. Association for Computing Machinery. Retrieved 2021-01-23.
  35. ^ "Noam Nissan". Awards Home. Association for Computing Machinery. Retrieved 2021-01-23.
  36. ^ "Hector Geffner". Awards Home. Association for Computing Machinery. Retrieved 2021-01-23.
  37. ^ "Robert Schapire". Awards Home. Association for Computing Machinery. Retrieved 2021-01-23.
  38. ^ "Asit Dan". Awards Home. Association for Computing Machinery. Retrieved 2021-01-23.
  39. ^ "Carsten Lund". Awards Home. Association for Computing Machinery. Retrieved 2021-01-23.
  40. ^ "Garth A Gibson". Awards Home. Association for Computing Machinery. Retrieved 2021-01-23.
  41. ^ "Kenneth McMillan". Awards Home. Association for Computing Machinery. Retrieved 2021-01-23.
  42. ^ "Mendel Rosenblum". Awards Home. Association for Computing Machinery. Retrieved 2021-01-23.
  43. ^ "Madhu Sudan". Awards Home. Association for Computing Machinery. Retrieved 2021-01-23.
  44. ^ "James J. Kistler". Awards Home. Association for Computing Machinery. Retrieved 2021-01-23.
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  46. ^ "David Karger". Awards Home. Association for Computing Machinery. Retrieved 2021-01-23.
  47. ^ "T.V. Raman". Awards Home. Association for Computing Machinery. Retrieved 2021-01-23.
  48. ^ "Daniel A Spielman". Awards Home. Association for Computing Machinery. Retrieved 2021-01-23.
  49. ^ "Sanjeev Arora". Awards Home. Association for Computing Machinery. Retrieved 2021-01-23.
  50. ^ "Carl Waldspurger". Awards Home. Association for Computing Machinery. Retrieved 2021-01-23.
  51. ^ "Xiaoyuan Tu". Awards Home. Association for Computing Machinery. Retrieved 2021-01-23.
  52. ^ "Steven R. McCanne". Awards Home. Association for Computing Machinery. Retrieved 2021-01-23.
  53. ^ "Hari Balakrishnan". Awards Home. Association for Computing Machinery. Retrieved 2021-01-23.
  54. ^ "Dieter van Melkebeek". Awards Home. Association for Computing Machinery. Retrieved 2021-01-23.
  55. ^ "Salil P Vadhan". Awards Home. Association for Computing Machinery. Retrieved 2021-01-23.
  56. ^ "Michael D. Ernst". Awards Home. Association for Computing Machinery. Retrieved 2021-01-23.
  57. ^ "William Chan". Awards Home. Association for Computing Machinery. Retrieved 2021-01-23.
  58. ^ "Ion Stoica". Awards Home. Association for Computing Machinery. Retrieved 2021-01-23.
  59. ^ "David Wagner". Awards Home. Association for Computing Machinery. Retrieved 2021-01-23.
  60. ^ "Robert O'Callahan". Awards Home. Association for Computing Machinery. Retrieved 2021-01-23.
  61. ^ "Venkatesan Guruswami". Awards Home. Association for Computing Machinery. Retrieved 2021-01-23.
  62. ^ "Tim Roughgarden". Awards Home. Association for Computing Machinery. Retrieved 2021-01-23.
  63. ^ "Tim Roughgarden". Awards Home. Association for Computing Machinery. Retrieved 2021-01-23.
  64. ^ "AnHai Doan". Awards Home. Association for Computing Machinery. Retrieved 2021-01-23.
  65. ^ "Dina Katabi". Awards Home. Association for Computing Machinery. Retrieved 2021-01-23.
  66. ^ "Subhash Khot". Awards Home. Association for Computing Machinery. Retrieved 2021-01-23.
  67. ^ "Boaz Barak". Awards Home. Association for Computing Machinery. Retrieved 2021-01-23.
  68. ^ "Emmett Witchel". Awards Home. Association for Computing Machinery. Retrieved 2021-01-23.
  69. ^ "Ramesh Johari". Awards Home. Association for Computing Machinery. Retrieved 2021-01-23.
  70. ^ "Ben Liblit". Awards Home. Association for Computing Machinery. Retrieved 2021-01-23.
  71. ^ "Olivier Dousse". Awards Home. Association for Computing Machinery. Retrieved 2021-01-23.
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  76. ^ "Benny Applebaum". Awards Home. Association for Computing Machinery. Retrieved 2021-01-23.
  77. ^ "Vincent Conitzer". Awards Home. Association for Computing Machinery. Retrieved 2021-01-23.
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  85. ^ "Haryadi S Gunawi". Awards Home. Association for Computing Machinery. Retrieved 2021-01-23.
  86. ^ "Keith Noah Snavely". Awards Home. Association for Computing Machinery. Retrieved 2021-01-23.
  87. ^ "Bryan Parno". Awards Home. Association for Computing Machinery. Retrieved 2021-01-23.
  88. ^ "Benjamin Snyder". Awards Home. Association for Computing Machinery. Retrieved 2021-01-23.
  89. ^ "Seth Cooper". Awards Home. Association for Computing Machinery. Retrieved 2021-01-23.
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  92. ^ "David Steurer". Awards Home. Association for Computing Machinery. Retrieved 2021-01-23.
  93. ^ "Shyamnath Gollakota". Awards Home. Association for Computing Machinery. Retrieved 2021-01-23.
  94. ^ "Gregory Valiant". Awards Home. Association for Computing Machinery. Retrieved 2021-01-23.
  95. ^ "Peter Hawkins". Awards Home. Association for Computing Machinery. Retrieved 2021-01-23.
  96. ^ "Sanjam Garg". Awards Home. Association for Computing Machinery. Retrieved 2021-01-23.
  97. ^ "Grey Ballard". Awards Home. Association for Computing Machinery. Retrieved 2021-01-23.
  98. ^ "Shayan Oveis Gharan". Awards Home. Association for Computing Machinery. Retrieved 2021-01-23.
  99. ^ "Matei Alexandru Zaharia". Awards Home. Association for Computing Machinery. Retrieved 2021-01-23.
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  101. ^ "John C. Duchi". Awards Home. Association for Computing Machinery. Retrieved 2021-01-23.
  102. ^ "John Criswell". Awards Home. Association for Computing Machinery. Retrieved 2021-01-23.
  103. ^ "Julian Shun". Awards Home. Association for Computing Machinery. Retrieved 2021-01-23.
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  105. ^ "Aaron Sidford". Awards Home. Association for Computing Machinery. Retrieved 2021-01-23.
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  107. ^ "Siavash Mirarab". Awards Home. Association for Computing Machinery. Retrieved 2021-01-23.
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  109. ^ "Haitham Hassanieh". Awards Home. Association for Computing Machinery. Retrieved 2021-01-23.
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  111. ^ "Peter Bailis". Awards Home. Association for Computing Machinery. Retrieved 2021-01-23.
  112. ^ "Veselin Raychev". Awards Home. Association for Computing Machinery. Retrieved 2021-01-23.
  113. ^ "Aviad Rubinstein". Awards Home. Association for Computing Machinery. Retrieved 2021-01-23.
  114. ^ "Mohsen Ghaffari". Awards Home. Association for Computing Machinery. Retrieved 2021-01-23.
  115. ^ "Stefanie Mueller". Awards Home. Association for Computing Machinery. Retrieved 2021-01-23.
  116. ^ "Chelsea Finn". Awards Home. Association for Computing Machinery. Retrieved 2021-01-23.
  117. ^ "Ryan Beckett". Awards Home. Association for Computing Machinery. Retrieved 2021-01-23.
  118. ^ "Tengyu Ma". Awards Home. Association for Computing Machinery. Retrieved 2021-01-23.
  119. ^ "Mr Dor Minzer". Awards Home. Association for Computing Machinery. Retrieved 2021-01-23.
  120. ^ "Jakub Tarnawski". Awards Home. Association for Computing Machinery. Retrieved 2021-01-23.
  121. ^ "Jiajun Wu". Awards Home. Association for Computing Machinery. Retrieved 2021-01-23.