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Name Year Citation In the ACM DL
Abowd, Gregory 2009 Georgia Institute of Technology
Professor Abowd and his colleagues have demonstrated how advanced information technologies can be used in homes and schools to support the many challenges facing those impacted by autism and related developmental disabilities, including the individuals, the families, educators, clinicians and researchers.
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Ball, Patrick 2003 For his leadership in the creation of open source software, Analyzer and Martus, that enables human rights groups to securely collect, safeguard, organize, disseminate, and conduct statistical analysis of human rights abuses. Martus and Analyzer have been used by NGO's in Afghanistan, Guatemala, Sierra Leone, Ghana, the Philippines, Sri Lanka and the United States. Dr. Ball demonstrates a vision of technology used in the service of humanity. ACM DL Author Profile
Bartoschek, Thomas 2012 Institute for Geoinformatics
For the contributions of Thomas Bartoschek and Johannes Schöning to GI@School (Geoinformatics at Schools), a program that encourages young people to develop a fascination for computer science and computer science research.
Blitch, John 2001 For his leadership in the prior development and rapid deployment of the urban search and rescue robots used at the World Trade Center disaster. ACM DL Author Profile
Ehrensperger, Albrecht 2005 Nakuru Local Urban Observatory Project
For their contributions to the Nakuru Local Urban Observatory project in Kenya. This unique project provides publicly accessible terminals in libraries, schools, and offices of NGO's thereby making a solid contribution to access and participation in local government, and demonstrating how to implement participation in a developing country.
Mbuguah, Solomon 2005 Nakuru Local Urban Observatory Project
For their contributions to the Nakuru Local Urban Observatory project in Kenya. This unique project provides publicly accessible terminals in libraries, schools, and offices of NGO's thereby making a solid contribution to access and participation in local government, and demonstrating how to implement participation in a developing country.
Murphy, Robin R 2014 Texas A&M University
For pioneering work in humanitarian disaster response through search and rescue robotics, to the benefit of both survivors and responders
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Schoening, Johannes 2012 Hasselt University
For the contributions of Thomas Bartoschek and Johannes Schöning to GI@School (Geoinformatics at Schools), a program that encourages young people to develop a fascination for computer science and computer science research.
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Siva, Ernest 2005 Nakuru Local Urban Observatory Project
For their contributions to the Nakuru Local Urban Observatory project in Kenya. This unique project provides publicly accessible terminals in libraries, schools, and offices of NGO's thereby making a solid contribution to access and participation in local government, and demonstrating how to implement participation in a developing country.
Stone, Antonia 1999 For her role as founder of Playing to Win and CTCNet, organizations whose purpose is to bridge the digital divide.
Wang, Randy 2007 Microsoft Research, India
For founding and leading the Digital Study Hall Project, a computer systems technology based approach to creating, distributing, and collectively improving the digital teaching materials used by teachers serving the rural poor children in the third world.
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