SIGSOFT - Software Engineering

SIGBED/SIGSOFT Frank Anger Award

The award provides stipends for two students, one named by each SIG, to attend the flagship conference of the other SIG. The award is meant to improve the mutual awareness of the two research communities to the opportunities and challenges emerging in complimentary research areas.

SIGSOFT Distinguished Service Award

Presented annually at the International Conference on Software Engineering; it includes a plaque, all travel/conference expenses to attend ICSE, and a prize of $1,000.

SIGSOFT Early Career Researcher Award

Presented annually at the International Conference on Software Engineering to recognize outstanding contributions by early career investigators in the area of software engineering. The award includes a plaque, $1000 honorarium and travel support to  publicly receive the award.

SIGSOFT Influential Educator Award

Presented annually to an educator who has made significant contributions to, and impact on, the field of software engineering with his/her accomplishments as a teacher, mentor, researcher (in education or learning), author, and/or policy maker.  The award includes a plaque, $1000 honorarium and up to $2000  in travel support to  publicly receive the award.

SIGSOFT Outstanding Doctoral Dissertation Award

Presented annually to the author of an outstanding doctoral dissertation in the area of Software Engineering.The award includes an award certificate presented at the Foundations of Software Engineering conference (FSE), $1000 honorarium and funding support for the recipient to travel to FSE, including registration.

SIGSOFT Outstanding Research Award

Presented to an individual who has made significant and lasting research contributions to the theory or practice of software engineering. Recipients are given a plaque and a prize of $1,000.

SIGSOFT/IEEE TCSE ICSE Most Influential Paper Award

This award recognizes the author(s) of the paper from the meeting of the International Conference on Software Engineering (ICSE) of 10 years earlier that is judged to have had the most influence on the theory or practice of software engineering since its original publication.

SIGSOFT Impact Paper Award

Presented annually to the author(s) of a paper presented at a SIGSOFT sponsored or co-sponsored conference held at least 10 years prior to the award year.  The award includes a $1,000 honorarium for each author, a certificate, and an invitation for the authors to present a retrospective keynote talk at the current year's annual SIGSOFT Foundations of Software conference and travel support.


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