Chancellor’s Professor of Computer Science Gene Tsudik was presented with the ACM SIGSAC Outstanding Contributions Award at the ACM Conference on Computer and Communications Security in Dallas on Nov. 1. Tsudik received the award for his leadership in security and privacy research. The Outstanding Contributions Award is given for significant contributions to the field of computer and communication security through fostering research and development activities, educating students and providing professional services such as the running of professional societies and conferences. Each award carries a $1,000 monetary award and a plaque.
Chancellor’s Professor of Computer Science Nikil Dutt was honored with the CS @ ILLINOIS 2017 Distinguished Educator Award at an award banquet ceremony held at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) on Oct. 20, 2017. The CS @ ILLINOIS Distinguished Educator Award honors UIUC computer science alumni or faculty members who have made outstanding contributions to computer science education and research, and recognizes those who excel at motivating computer science students. Dutt’s award recognizes his contributions to embedded systems and architecture research, his mentoring of many successful Ph.D. advisees (who themselves have won many awards), as well as his teaching.
For more information, visit the award website.