2017 Call for Nominations

Past Recipients:  2016  2015  2014  2013  2012  2011  2010

2017 IEEE Technical Council on Software Engineering (TCSE) Awards

The IEEE Technical Council on Software Engineering (TCSE) requests nominations of distinguished individuals and teams for its annual international awards. Each award includes an award plaque that will be presented at the IEEE/ACM International Conference on Software Engineering (ICSE) along with a public citation for the award on the IEEE TCSE website http://www.cs-tcse.org.

Important Dates

  • Nomination deadline: April 7, 2017
  • Notification of awards: April 14, 2017
  • Award presentation at ICSE 2017, May 24–26, 2017 in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

TCSE Distinguished Service Award

The TCSE Distinguished Service Award is presented annually to an individual for outstanding and/or sustained contributions and service to the software engineering community.

TCSE Distinguished Education Award

The TCSE Distinguished Education Award is presented annually to an individual for outstanding and/or sustained contributions to software engineering education.

TCSE Distinguished Synergy Award

The TCSE Distinguished Synergy Award is presented annually to a team for outstanding and/or sustained contributions that stand as a model in the software engineering community of effective partnership between industry and universities.

TCSE Distinguished Women in Science and Engineering (WISE) Leadership Award

The TCSE Distinguished WISE Leadership Award is presented annually to an individual for outstanding and/or sustained leadership in the software engineering community to encourage women to explore science and engineering career paths.

Eligibility
  • A nominee must be an IEEE Computer Society and TCSE member at the time of nomination (unless the nominee is an institution).

Nomination Package

  • Nominator: name, address, phone number, and email address of the person making the nomination.
  • Nominee: name, address, phone number, and email address of the individual (not self nominated) or institution for whom an award is recommended.
  • A short statement (200-500 words) explaining why the nominee deserves the recommended award.
  • Supporting statements from up to two people in addition to the nominator.
  • The vitae or detailed biographical summary of the nominee, or document highlighting the story of the institution, mission/goals, and what its impact has been on software engineering.

Submission of Nomination Package

A nomination package should be emailed, as a single PDF file attachment, to tcse.awards@gmail.com

General inquiries about the TCSE Awards may be directed to the 2017 TCSE Awards Chair, Kenny Wong, kenw@cs.ualberta.ca.

TCSE Awards Selection Process
  • The TCSE Chair appoints a TCSE Awards Chair annually who serves at most two consecutive years.
  • The TCSE Awards Chair in consultation with the TCSE Chair appoints an Award Selection Chair and Committee Members for each award.
  • Each Award Selection Chair will follow the selection criteria for that award and submit the recommendation to the TCSE Awards Chair.
  • There is flexibility in the process and criteria to, e.g., move nominees to a more suitable category.
  • The TCSE Awards Chair will review the selection process and approve or disapprove the recommendation based on conformance with the selection process and criteria.
  • The TCSE Awards Chair will submit the final recommendations for approval to the TCSE Chair.
  • The TCSE Chair will submit the final recommendations for approval to IEEE.
  • IEEE Awards Board Operations Manual

TCSE Awards Selection Committee Members

  • TCSE Awards Chair
    • Kenny Wong, University of Alberta, Canada
  • TCSE Distinguished Service Award Committee
    • Rainer Koschke, University of Bremen, Germany (Chair)
    • David Lo, Singapore Management University , Singapore
    • Hausi Müller, University of Victoria, Canada
    • Kenny Wong, University of Alberta, Canada
  • TCSE Distinguished Education Award Committee
    • Karl Reed, La Trobe University, Australia (Chair)
    • Thomas Fritz, University of Zurich, Switzerland
    • Marin Litoiu, York University, Canada
    • Kenny Wong, University of Alberta, Canada
  • TCSE Distinguished Synergy Award Committee
    • Andy Zaidman, TU Delft, Netherlands (Chair)
    • Rick Selby, Northrop Grumman, USA
    • Denys Poshyvanyk, College of William and Mary, USA
    • Kenny Wong, University of Alberta, Canada
  • TCSE Distinguished WISE Leadership Award Committee
    • Ladan Tahvildari, University of Waterloo, Canada (Chair)
    • Laurence Duchien, University of Lille, France
    • Norha Milena Villegas Machado, Universidad Icesi, Colombia
    • Kenny Wong, University of Alberta, Canada

Past Recipients

  • TCSE Distinguished Service Award
    • 2016 Hausi Muller, University of Victoria, Canada
    • 2015 Paul Klint, CWI, The Netherlands
    • 2014 Linda Northrop, Carnegie Mellon University Software Engineering Institute (SEI)
    • 2013 Paola Inverardi, University of L’Aquila, Italy
    • 2012 Paul Croll, USA
    • 2011 Gene Hoffnagle, USA
    • 2010 Elliot Chikofsky, Engineering Management and Integration, USA
  • TCSE Distinguished Education Award
    • 2016 Tim Lethbridge, University of Ottawa, Canada
    • 2015 Nancy Mead, Carnegie Mellon University Software Engineering Institute (SEI)
    • 2014 John Grundy, Swinburne University of Technology, Australia
    • 2013 Mehdi Jazayeri, University of Lugano, Switzerland
    • 2012 Tony Wasserman, Carnegie Mellon University, USA
    • 2011 Ian Sommerville, St. Andrews University, UK
    • 2010 Mary Shaw, Carnegie Mellon University, USA
  • TCSE Distinguished Synergy Award
    • 2016 Microsoft Research
    • 2015 Fraunhofer Institute for Experimental Software Engineering (IESE)
    • 2014 Carnegie Mellon University Software Engineering Institute (SEI)
  • TCSE Distinguished Women in Science and Engineering (WISE) Leadership Award
    • 2016 Eleni Stroulia, University of Alberta, Canada
    • 2015 Mary Lou Soffa, University of Virginia, USA
    • 2014 Mary Jean Harrold, Georgia Tech, USA