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February 23, 2017

2017 ICS Dean's Award Winners

Five accomplished ICS faculty are awarded for their innovative research, exemplar service, student mentorship and exceptional teaching skills.

Congratulations to the 2016-2017 recipients of the Donald Bren School of Information and Computer Sciences Dean’s Awards, where accomplished ICS faculty are awarded for their innovative research, exemplar service, student mentorship and exceptional teaching skills. Recipients are peer- and self-nominated, garnering a certificate and a $500 discretionary award for their achievement. This year’s awardees are:

Dean's Award for Research
Michael Carey

Carey was recognized for his contributions to the creation of data management platforms.

Dean's Mid-Career Award for Research
Hernando Ombao

Ombao is awarded for his contributions to statistical methods for the analysis of time-series and spatio-temporal data.

Dean's Award for Service
Gillian Hayes

Hayes receives her award for her leadership in launching the new master's program in human computer interaction and design.

Dean's Award for Graduate Student Mentoring
Melissa Mazmanian

Mazmanian is recognized for her inspiring and dedicated mentoring of graduate students in informatics.

Dean's Award for Undergraduate Teaching
Jim Jones

Jones receives he award for his excellent and innovative instruction of undergraduates in software engineering.

View a list of past Dean’s Award winners.

During the award ceremony on Feb. 15, which took place during a school-wide faculty meeting, ICS Dean Marios Papaefthymiou also handed out special recognition awards to Professor Jessica Utts for her years of service as the former Chair of the Department of Statistics, and to Computer Science Professor Tony Givargis for his years of service as the former ICS Associate Dean for Student Affairs. Both Utts and Givargis were unable to accept their awards at last year's ceremony.


2017 ICS Dean's Award Winners

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