2015 Call for Nominations

2015 TCSE Awards — PDF

Important Dates

  • Nomination deadline: March 15, 2015
  • Notification of awards: April 8, 2015
  • Award presentation at ICSE 2015, May 16-24, 2015 in Florence, Italy

TCSE Distinguished Service Award

The TCSE Software Engineering Distinguished Service Award is presented annually for outstanding and/or sustained contributions and service to the software engineering community.

TCSE Distinguished Education Award

The TCSE Software Engineering Distinguished Education Award is presented annually to an individual for outstanding and/or sustained contributions to the software engineering education.

TCSE Distinguished Synergy Award

The TCSE Software Engineering Distinguished Synergy Award is presented annually to a team for outstanding and/or sustained contributions that stand as a model in the software engineering community of effective partnership between industry and universities.

TCSE Distinguished Women in Science and Engineering Award (WISE) Leadership Award

The TCSE Software Engineering Distinguished WISE Leadership Award is presented annually to an individual for outstanding and/or sustained leadership in the software engineering community to encourage women to explore science and engineering career paths.

2015 TCSE Awards Committee

Committee Chair





Rick Kazman
University of Hawaii
USA

Committee Members

  • Distinguished Service Award
    • Paul Strooper, University of Queensland, Australia (Chair)
    • Paul Croll, Consultant, USA
    • Marin Litoiu, York University Canada
    • Rick Kazman, University of Hawaii, USA
  • Distinguished Educator Award
    • Karl Reed, La Trobe University, Australia (Chair)
    • Julia Rubin, IBM, Israel
    • Kenny Wong, University of Alberta, Canada
    • Rick Kazman, University of Hawaii, USA
  • Distinguished Synergy Award
    • Grace Lewis, SEI, USA (Chair)
    • Karl Reed, La Trobe University, Australia
    • Rick Selby, Northrop Grumman, USA
    • Rick Kazman, University of Hawaii, USA
  • Distinguished WISE Leadership Award
    • Pam Jones, Consultant, USA (Chair)
    • Grace Lewis, SEI, USA
    • Julia Rubin, IBM, Israel
    • Rick Kazman, University of Hawaii, USA


The TCSE Software Engineering Distinguished Service, Educator, Synergy, and WISE Awards are presented annually for outstanding and/or sustained contributions and service to the software engineering community in these categories.

TCSE Awards Selection Process
  • The TCSE Chair appoints a TCSE Awards Chair annually who will serves at most two consecutive years
  • The TCSE Awards Chair in consultation with the TCSE Chair appoints an Award Selection Chair and Committee Members for each award
  • The TCSE Awards Chair will review the selection process and approve or disapprove the award based on conformance with the selection criteria.
  • The TCSE Awards Chair will submit the final nominations for approval to the TCSE Chair.
  • The TCSE Chair will submit the final recommendations for approval to IEEE.

Important Dates

  • Nomination deadline: March 15, 2015
  • Notification of awards: April 8, 2015
  • Award presentation at ICSE 2015, May 16-24, 2015 in Florence, Italy

Criteria

  • Eligibility: A nominee must be IEEE Computer Society and TCSE member at the time of nomination (does not apply if the nominee is an institution)
  • Distinguished Service Award: Outstanding and/or sustained contributions or service to the software engineering community and software engineering education, respectively.
  • Distinguished Education Award: Outstanding and/or sustained contributions to  software engineering education.
  • Distinguished Synergy Award: Outstanding and/or sustained contributions that stand as a model in the software engineering community of effective partnership between industry and universities. 
  • Distinguished WISE Leadership Award: Outstanding and/or sustained leadership in the software engineering community to encourage women to explore science and engineering career paths.

Nomination package

  • Name, address, phone number, and email address of the person making the nomination (the nominator).
  • Name, address, phone number, and email address of the candidate or institution for whom an award is recommended (the nominee).
  • A short statement (200-500 words) explaining why the nominee deserves the recommended award.
  • Supporting statements from up to two people in addition to the nominator.
  • The vitae or detailed biographical summary of the nominee or document highlighting the story of the institution, mission/goals and what its impact has been on software engineering

General inquiries about TCSE Awards should be directed to 2014 TCSE Awards Chair Rick Kazman kazman@hawaii.edu.

Nominations should be emailed as file attachments to the respective award chair: