About ACM Doctoral Dissertation Award

Presented annually to the author(s) of the best doctoral dissertation(s) in computer science and engineering.  The Doctoral Dissertation Award is accompanied by a prize of $20,000, and the Honorable Mention Award is accompanied by a prize totaling $10,000. Winning dissertations will be published in the ACM Digital Library as part of the ACM Books Series.


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Doctoral Dissertation Award Recognizes Young Researchers

Chuchu Fan of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology has received ACM's 2020 Doctoral Dissertation Award for contributions to the verification of embedded and cyber-physical systems and their applications in industrial-scale autonomous systems. Honorable Mentions went to Henry Corrigan-Gibbs of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Ralf Jung of the Max Planck Institute for Software Systems and MIT.

Chuchu Fan, Henry Corrigan-Gibbs and Ralf Jung

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