Michael J. Carey

Department of Computer Science
Bren School of Information and Computer Sciences
University of California, Irvine

Honors and Awards


  • Fellow, Institute for Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE), 2017.
  • IEEE TCDE Computer Science, Engineering, and Education (CSEE) Impact Award, 2016.
  • Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Fostering Undergraduate Research, UC Irvine, 2010.
  • ICS Faculty Research Incentive Award, UC Irvine, 2009.
  • Senior Member, IEEE, 2009.
  • ACM SIGMOD Edgar F. Codd Innovations Award, 2005.
  • Test of Time Paper Award, ACM SIGMOD Conference, 2004.
  • Member, National Academy of Engineering, 2002.
  • Distinguished Alumnus Award, EECS Department, UC Berkeley, 2002.
  • Fellow, Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), 2000.
  • ACM SIGMOD Contributions Award (co-recipient with L. Haas), 2000.
  • IBM Outstanding Technical Achievement Award, 1999.
  • Stonebraker Visiting Fellow, UC Berkeley CS Department, 1999.
  • IBM Technical Group Award, 1998.
  • IBM Second Plateau Invention Achievement Award, 1998.
  • IBM First Plateau Invention Achievement Award, 1997.
  • 10-Year Best Paper Award, VLDB Conference, 1996.
  • NSF Presidential Young Investigator Award, 1987.
  • Incentives for Excellence Award, Digital Equipment Corporation, 1986.
  • Computer Sciences Department Teaching Award, UW-Madison, 1985.
  • IBM Faculty Development Award, 1984.
  • California MICRO Fellowship, UC Berkeley, Spring 1982 and 1983.
  • Stanley M. Tasheira Scholarship, UC Berkeley, 1980-1981.
  • Outstanding Student Award, IEEE Student Branch of Carnegie-Mellon University 1979.
  • Member, Tau Beta Pi and Eta Kappa Nu honor societies, Carnegie-Mellon University chapters.

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