About ACM Grace Murray Hopper Award

Awarded to the outstanding young computer professional of the year, selected on the basis of a single recent major technical or service contribution. This award is accompanied  by a prize of $35,000. The candidate must have been 35 years of age or less at the time the qualifying contribution was made. Financial support of the Grace Murray Hopper Award is provided by Microsoft.


Recent Grace Murray Hopper Award News

Hopper Award Goes to MIT and Princeton Professors

Constantinos Daskalakis and Michael J. Freedman are honored with the 2018 Grace Murray Hopper Award. Daskalakis, a professor at MIT, is recognized for his seminal contributions to the theory of computation and economics, particularly the complexity of Nash Equilibrium. Princeton's Freedman is cited for the design and deployment of self-organizing geo-distributed systems.

2018 ACM Grace Murray Hopper recipients Constantinos Daskalakis and Michael J. Freedman