SORT :
Name  Year  Citation  In the ACM DL 

Agarwala, Aseem  2006  Honorable Mention For his dissertation, Authoring effective depictions of reality by combining multiple samples of the plenoptic function, nominated by the University of Washington. 

Applebaum, Benny  2007  Honorable Mention For his dissertation, "Cryptography in Constant Parallel Time," nominated by Technion  Israel Institute of Technology. 

Arora, Sanjeev  1995  For his dissertation "Probabilistic Checking of Proofs and Hardness of Approximation Problems."  
Bach, Carl E.  1984  Series Winner For his dissertation "Extended Riemann Hypothesis (ERH)." 

Baird, Henry  1984  Series Winner For his dissertation "ModelBased Image Matching Using Location." 

Balakrishnan, Hari  1998  For his dissertation "Challenges To Reliable Data Transport Over Heterogeneous Wireless Networks."  
Ballard, Grey  2013  Honorable Mention For his dissertation "Avoiding Communication in Dense Linear Algebra," nominated by the University of California, Berkeley. 

Barak, Boaz  2004  For his dissertation, NonBlackBox Techniques in Cryptography, nominated by the Weizmann Institute of Science.  
Brown, Marc H.  1987  Series Winner For his dissertation "Algorithm Animation." 

Canny, John  1987  For his dissertation "The Complexity of Robot Motion Planning."  
Cattell, Roderic G.  1978  Formalization and Automatic Derivation of Code Generators.  
Chan, William  2000  Honorable Mention For his dissertation "Symbolic Model Checking for Large Software Specifications," nominated by the University of Washington, Seattle, Washington. 

Chor, BenZion  1985  Series Winner For his dissertation "Two Issues in Public Cryptography, RSA Bit Security and a New Knapsack Type System." 

Condon, Anne  1988  Series Winner For her dissertation "Computational Models of Games." 

Conitzer, Vincent  2007  Honorable Mention For his dissertation, "Computational Aspects of Preference Aggregation," nominated by Carnegie Mellon University. 

Cook, Douglas  1980  The Evaluation of a Protection System.  
Cooper, Seth  2011  For his dissertation, "A Framework for Scientific Discovery through Video Games," nominated by the University of Washington.  
Criswell, John  2014  Honorable Mention For his dissertation, "Secure Virtual Architecture: Security for Commodity Software Systems," nominated by the University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign. 

Dan, Asit  1991  Honorable Mention For his dissertation "Performance Analysis of Data Sharing Environments." 

Daskalakis, Constantinos  2008  For his dissertation "The Complexity of Nash Equilibria" nominated by the University of California at Berkeley.  
Davis, Ruth E.  1980  Generating Correct Programs from Logic Specifications.  
Dill, David  1988  Series Winner For his dissertation "Trace Theory for Automatic Hierarchical Verification of SpeedIndependent Circuits." 

Doan, AnHai  2003  For his dissertation Learning to Map between Structured Representations of Data, nominated by the University of Washington.  
Dousse, Olivier  2005  Honorable Mention For his dissertation, Asymptotic Properties of Wireless Multihop Networks, nominated by Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne (Switzerland). 

Duchi, John C.  2014  Honorable Mention For his dissertation, "Multiple Optimality Guarantees in Statistical Learning," nominated by the University of California at Berkeley. 

Ebeling, Carl  1986  Series Winner For his dissertation "All the Right Moves: A VLSI Architecture for Chess." 

Ellis, John R.  1985  For his dissertation "Bulldog: A Compiler for VLIW Architecture."  
Ernst, Michael D.  2000  Honorable Mention For his dissertation Dynamically Discovering Likely Program Invariants, nominated by the University of Washington, Seattle, Washington. 

Garg, Sanjam  2013  For his dissertation "Candidate Multilinear Maps," nominated by the University of California, Los Angeles.  
Geffner, Hector  1990  For his dissertation "Default Reasoning: Casual and Conditional Theories."  
Gentry, Craig  2009  For his dissertation "A Fully Homomorphic Encryption Scheme," nominated by Stanford University.  
Gharan, Shayan Oveis  2013  Honorable Mention For his dissertation "New Rounding Techniques for the Design and Analysis of Approximation Algorithms," nominated by Stanford University. 

Gibson, Garth A  1991  Series Winner For his dissertation "Redundant Disk Arrays: Reliable, Parallel Secondary Storage." 

Gollakota, Shyamnath  2012  For his dissertation, "Embracing Interference in Wireless Systems," nominated by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.  
Greengard, Leslie  1987  Series Winner For his dissertation "The Rapid Evaluation of Potential Fields in Particle Systems." 

Gunawi, Haryadi S  2009  Honorable Mention For his dissertation "Towards Reliable Storage Systems," nominated by the University of Wisconsin  Madison. 

Guruswami, Venkatesan  2002  For his dissertation, List Decoding of ErrorCorrecting Codes, nominated by MIT.  
Hawkins, Peter  2012  Honorable Mention For his dissertation, "Data Representation Synthesis," nominated by Stanford University. 

Heckerman, David  1990  For his dissertation "Probabilistic Similarity Networks."  
Hildreth, Ellen  1983  Series Winner http://www.acm.org/awards/dd_citation/198352.html 

Hillis, William Daniel  1985  Series Winner For his dissertation "The Connection Machine." 

Hoiem, Derek  2008  Honorable Mention For his dissertation "Seeing the World behind the Image: Spatial Layout for 3D Scene Understanding" nominated by Carnegie Mellon University. 

Johari, Ramesh  2004  Honorable Mention For his dissertation, Efficiency Loss in Market Mechanisms for Resource Allocation, nominated by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. 

Johnson, Steven  1983  Series Winner For his dissertation "Synthesis of Digital Systems from Recursion Equations." 

Karchmer, Mauricio  1988  For his dissertation "Communication Complexity  A New Approach to Circuit Depth."  
Karger, David  1994  For his dissertation "Random Sampling in Graph Optimization Problems."  
Katabi, Dina  2003  Honorable Mention For her dissertation, Decoupling Congestion Control from the Bandwidth Allocation Policy and its Application to High BandwidthDelay Product Networks, nominated by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. 

Katevenis, Manolis G.H.  1984  For his dissertation "Reduced Instruction Set Computer Architecture for VLSI."  
Katti, Sachin  2008  Honorable Mention For his dissertation "Network Coded Wireless Architecture" nominated by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology." 

Kearns, Michael J.  1989  Series Winner For his dissertation "The Computational Complexity of Machine Learning." 

Khot, Subhash  2003  Honorable Mention For his dissertation, New Techniques for Probabilistically Checkable Proofs and Inapproximability Results, nominated by Princeton University. 

Killian, Joe  1989  Series Winner Series Winner For his dissertation "Uses of Randomness in Algorithms and Protocols." 

Kistler, James J.  1993  Honorable Mention For his dissertation "Disconnected Operation in a Distributed File System." 

Korein, James  1984  Series Winner For his dissertation "A Geometric Investigation of Reach." 

Larson, Lawrence Edwin  1980  Use of Decision Tables in MultiProcessing Environments.  
Leiserson, Charles E  1982  For his dissertation "AreaEfficient VLSI Computation."  
Liblit, Ben  2005  For his dissertation, Cooperative Bug Isolation, nominated by the University of California, Berkeley.  
Liu, Yan  2007  Honorable Mention For her dissertation, "Conditional Graphical Models for Protein Structure Prediction," nominated by Carnegie Mellon University. 

Lund, Carsten  1991  Series Winner For his dissertation "The Power of Interaction." 

Madry, Aleksander  2011  Honorable Mention For his dissertation "From Graphs to Matrices, and Back: New Techniques for Graph Algorithms," nominated by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. 

McCanne, Steven R.  1997  For his dissertation "Scalable Compression and Transmission of Internet Multicast Video."  
McMillan, Kenneth  1992  For his dissertation "Symbolic Model Checking, An approach to the State Explosion Problem."  
Miller, Robert C.  2002  Honorable Mention For his dissertation, Lightweight Structure in Text, nominated by the Carnegie Mellon University. 

Mirarab, Siavash  2015  Honorable Mention For his dissertation, "Novel scalable approaches for multiple sequence alignment and phylogenomic reconstruction," nominated by the University of Texas at Austin. 

Mulmuley, Ketan D.  1986  For his dissertation "Full Abstraction and Semantic Equivalence."  
Nayak, Pandu  1993  Honorable Mention For his dissertation "Automated Modeling of Physical Systems." 

Ng, YiRen  2006  For his dissertation Digital Light Field Photography, nominated by Stanford University.  
Nissan, Noam  1990  Series Winner For his dissertation "Using Hard Problems to Create Pseudorandom Generators." 

O'Callahan, Robert  2001  Honorable Mention For his dissertation, Generalized Aliasing as a Basis for Program Analysis Tools, nominated by Carnegie Mellon University. 

Parno, Bryan  2010  For his dissertation,"Trust Extension as a Mechanism for Secure Code on Commodity Computers," nominated by Carnegie Mellon University.  
Platzer, Andre  2009  Honorable Mention For his dissertation ,"Differential Dynamic Logics: Automated Theorem Proving for Hybrid Systems," nominated by the University of Oldenburg, Germany. 

Raman, T.V.  1994  For his dissertation "Audio System for Technical Readings."  
Reps, Thomas  1983  For his dissertation "Generating LanguageBased Environments."  
Rosenblum, Mendel  1992  For his dissertation "The Design and Implementation of a Logstructured File System."  
Roughgarden, Tim  2002  Honorable Mention For his dissertation, Selfish Routing, nominated by Cornell University. 

Saraswat, Vijay  1989  For his dissertation "Concurrent Constraint Programming Languages."  
Schapire, Robert  1991  For his dissertation "The Design and Analysis of Efficient Learning Algorithms."  
Shun, Julian  2015  For his dissertation, "SharedMemory Parallelism Can Be Simple, Fast, and Scalable," nominated by Carnegie Mellon University.  
Sidford, Aaron  2015  Honorable Mention For his dissertation, "Iterative Methods, Combinatorial Optimization, and Linear Programming Beyond the Universal Barrier," nominated by Massachusetts Institute of Technology. 

Slonim, Jacob  1980  Generalized Distributed Information Management Architecture (GDIMA).  
Snavely, Keith Noah  2009  Honorable Mention For his dissertation ,"Scene Reconstruction and Visualization from Internet Photo Collections," nominated by the University of Washington. 

Snyder, Benjamin  2010  Honorable Mention For his dissertation,"Unsupervised Multilingual Learning," nominated by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. 

Spielman, Daniel A  1995  For his dissertation "Computationally Efficient ErrorCorrecting Codes and Holographic Proofs."  
Steurer, David  2011  Honorable Mention For his dissertation "On the Complexity of Unique Games and Graph Expansion," nominated by Princeton University. 

Stoica, Ion  2001  For his dissertation, Stateless Core: A Scalable Approach for Quality of Service, nominated by Carnegie Mellon University.  
Sudan, Madhu  1993  For his dissertation "Efficient Checking of Polynomials and Proofs and the Hardness of Approximation Problems."  
Torkel Hastad, Johan  1986  For his dissertation "Computational Limitations for Small Depth Circuits."  
Tu, Xiaoyuan  1996  For her dissertation "Artificial Animals for Computer Animation: Biomechanics, Locomotion, Perception, and Behavior."  
Ungar, David M  1986  Series Winner For his dissertation "The Design and Evaluation of a HighPerformance Smalltalk System." 

Urban, Joseph  1978  A Specification Language and Its Processor.  
Vadhan, Salil P  2000  For his dissertation "A Study of Statistical ZeroKnowledge Proofs," nominated by MIT.  
Valiant, Gregory  2012  Honorable Mention For his dissertation, "Algorithmic Approaches to Statistical Questions," nominated by the University of California, Berkeley. 

van Melkebeek, Dieter  1999  For his dissertation, "Randomness and Completeness in Computational Complexity."  
Wagner, David  2001  Honorable Mention For his dissertation, Static Analysis and Computer Security, nominated by the University of California at Berkeley. 

Waldspurger, Carl  1996  For his dissertation "Lottery and Stride Scheduling: Flexible ProportionalShare Resource Management."  
Witchel, Emmett  2004  Honorable Mention For his dissertation, Mondriaan Memory Protection, nominated by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. 

Yekhanin, Sergey  2007  For his dissertation, "Locally Decodable Codes and Private Information Retrieval Schemes," nominated by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.  
Zaharia, Matei Alexandru  2014  For his dissertation, "An Architecture for Fast and General Data Processing on Large Clusters," nominated by the University of California at Berkeley. 