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Faculty & Staff Awards

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 Selected Computer Science Faculty Awards & Accolades

Dr. Barbara Jasmine Adams, ; Director of Advising (Undergraduate)
  • George H. Blessis Outstanding Undergraduate Advisor Award - 2011
  • 2009-2010 Pride of the Wolfpack Award
Dr. Annie I. Anton, Adjunct Professor
  • eHow Shift 100, 2011 Edition
  • ACM Distinguished Scientists - 2009
  • IEEE Software 25th Anniversary “Most Cited Articles” - 2009
  • IBM Faculty Award - 2008
  • Future of Privacy Forum (FPF) Advisory Board, member - 2008 
  • Information Science and Technology (ISAT) study group member - 2008
  • St. Pius X Distinguished Alumna - 2007
  • National Academy of Engineering U.S. Frontiers of Engineering Symposium invitee - 2006, 2007
  • Computing Research Association, Board of Directors, member - 2006
  • Intel Privacy and Security Policy Advisory Board, member - 2006
  • Computing Research Association, Committee on the Status of Women in Computing Research, board member - 2005
  • NSF CISE Advisory Council, member - 2005
  • "Women of Influence in the Public Sector" award - 2005
  • The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Transactions on Software Engineering, member, editorial board - 2004
  • Computing Research Association Digital Government Fellow - 2002
  • National Science Foundation Faculty Early CAREER Award - 2000
Dr. Kemafor Anyanwu Ogan, Associate Professor
  • IBM Faculty Award - 2008
Dr. Donald Bitzer, Distinguished University Research Professor
  • National Inventors Hall of Fame - 2013
  • Consumer Electronics Association, Consumer Electronics Hall of Fame - 2006
  • National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, Emmy Award, 2002, for his role in developing the plasma screen
  • National Academies National Associate (National Academy of Sciences, National Academy of Engineering, Institute of Medicine & National Research Council) - 2002
  • Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Life Fellow - 1982
  • National Academy of Engineering Member - 1974
Dr. Rada Y. Chirkova, Associate Professor
  • Senior Member, Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) - 2012
  • IBM Faculty Award - 2012
  • IBM Faculty Award - 2011
  • IBM Faculty Award - 2010
  • IBM Faculty Award - 2007
  • IBM University Partnership Program Awards - 2003, 2004, 2007
  • National Science Foundation Faculty Early CAREER Award - 2005
  • Faculty Research and Professional Development Award (NCSU), 2003
Dr. Wu-show Chou, Professor Emeritus
  • Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Fellow - 1987
  • US General Service Administration Award for "Significant Contributions" to federal telecommunications system - 1988
  • "Editor's Choice" Award by IEEE Communications Magazine - 1982
  • Who's Who in America - 1990
  • Who's Who in the World - 1995
  • Meritorious Service Award from IEEE Computer Society - 2002
  • Golden Core Member from IEEE Computer Society - 2002
Dr. Edward W. Davis, Professor Emeritus
  • NC State Academy of Outstanding Teachers inductee - 1997
Dr. Jon Doyle, Distinguished Professor
  • American Association for Artificial Intelligence, Fellow - 1981
Dr. Patrick Dreher, Adjunct Professor
  • IBM Faculty Award - 2010
Dr. Robert Fornaro, Professor Emeritus ; Director, Senior Design Center
  • IEEE Computer Science and Engineering Undergraduate Teaching Award - 2013
  • Alumni Outstanding Teacher Award - 2008
  • NC State Academy of Outstanding Teachers Award - 2008
  • IEEE Computer Science International Design Competition, mentor of 1st place team - 2006
  • IEEE Computer Science International Design Competition, mentor of 1st place team - 2005
Dr. Vincent W. Freeh, Associate Professor
  • IBM Faculty Award - 2012
  • IBM University Partnership Program Award - 2001, 2004, 2005, 2007
  • IBM Faculty Award - 2000, 2007, 2008
  • NSF CAREER Award, "Collaborative Memory" - 1999
  • National Science Foundation Faculty Early CAREER Award - 1998
Dr. Xiaohui (Helen) Gu, Associate Professor
  • National Science Foundation Faculty Early CAREER Award - 2011
  • IBM Faculty Award - 2011
  • IBM Faculty Award - 2010
  • IBM Exploratory Stream Analytics Innovation Award - 2008
  • IBM Faculty Award - 2008
Dr. Khaled Harfoush, Associate Professor
  • National Science Foundation Faculty Early CAREER Award - 2004 -- more
Dr. Christopher G. Healey, Professor
  • IBM Faculty Award - 2012
  • IBM Faculty Award - 2011
  • IBM Faculty Award - 2010
  • IBM Faculty Award - 2008
  • IBM Faculty Award - 2007
  • Member, Sigma Xi Scientific Research Society - 2007
  • Senior member, Association of Computing Machinery (ACM) - 2007
  • Senior member, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) - 2007
  • NC State Academy of Outstanding Teachers inductee - 2003
  • National Science Foundation Faculty Early CAREER Award - 2001
Dr. Steffen Heber, Associate Professor
  • IBM Faculty Award - 2008
Ms. Margaret Heil, Lecturer ; Interim Director, Senior Design Center
  • NC State Academy of Outstanding Teachers inductee - 2010
Dr. Xuxian Jiang, Associate Professor
  • National Science Foundation (NSF) Faculty Early CAREER Award - 2010
  • Best Paper Award, International Symposium on Recent Advances in Intrusion Detection (RAID) - 2008
Dr. Jaewoo Kang, Adjunct Associate Professor
  • Microsoft New Faculty Fellowship Award Program - 2005
Dr. James C. Lester, Distinguished Professor
  • AAAI Fellow, Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence, 2014
  • Distinguished Professor, North Carolina State University, 2012.
  • Academy of Outstanding Teachers, North Carolina State University, 1998.
  • NSF CAREER Award, National Science Foundation, 1997
Dr. Xiaosong Ma, Adjunct Associate Professor
  • National Science Foundation Faculty Early CAREER Award - 2006
  • DOE Early Career Primary Investigator Award - 2005
Ms. Carolyn Miller, Lecturer
  • NC State Alumni Association Distinguished Undergraduate Professorship Award - 1998
  • NC State Academy of Outstanding Teachers inductee - 1993
Dr. Frank Mueller, Professor
  • Gold Core Member Award, IEEE- Computer Society (IEEE-CS) - 2012
  • Member, IEEE Golden Core - 2012
  • Distinguished Member Award, Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)
  • NVIDIA Research Award - 2010
  • Google Research Award - 2009
  • Humboldt Research Fellowship (Humboldt Foundation) - 2007/2008
  • Gelato (IP)2 Award, Innovative Project on Itanium processors - 2007
  • Best Paper Award, IEEE International Parallel & Distributed Processing Symposium - 2007
  • IBM Faculty Award - 2006
  • National Science Foundation Faculty Early Career Development (Career) Award - 2003
  • Best Student Paper Award at the IEEE Real-Time Systems Symposium (RTSS) - 2003
  • Best Paper Award at the International Parallel and Distributed Processing Symposium (IPDPS) - 2002
  • Faculty Research and Professional Development Award, North Carolina State University - 2002
  • Advisor of Best Master's Thesis at Humboldt University Berlin in Computer Science - 1999-2000
  • Fulbright-Stipend and Stipend by the Federation of German-American Clubs - 1989-1991
Dr. Emerson Murphy-Hill, Assistant Professor
  • ACM SIGSOFT Distinguished Paper Award - 2010
  • National Science Foundation (NSF) Faculty Early CAREER Award - 2013
Dr. Peng Ning, Professor
  • IBM Open Collaborative Faculty Award - 2011
  • IBM Open Collaborative Faculty Award - 2009
  • National Science Foundation Faculty Early CAREER Award - 2005
Dr. Harry Perros, Alumni Distinguished Graduate Professor
  • Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Fellow - 2009
  • National Lambda Rail (NLR) Network Research Council, member - 2004
  • NC State Alumni Association Distinguished Graduate Professorship Award - 2002
Dr. Michael Rappa, Distinguished University Professor ; Director, Institute for Advanced Analytics
  • IBM Faculty Award - 2010
Dr. Douglas S. Reeves, Professor
  • NC State Libraries Faculty Award Winner - 2011
  • Professional Engineer [Alumnus] of the Year Award, 2003, Speed Scientific School at the University of Louisville, Computer Engineering and Computer Science Department
Dr. Injong Rhee, Professor
  • Google Research Award - 2010
  • NCSU Inventor's Award - 2002
  • National Science Foundation Faculty Early CAREER Award - 1999
Dr. Robert D. Rodman, Professor
  • Member, American Academy of Forensic Sciences (AAFS) - 2009
Dr. George N. Rouskas, Professor ; Director of Graduate Programs
  • Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Fellow - 2011
  • IEEE Communications Society Distinguished Lecturer - 2010 & 2011
  • IBM Faculty Award - 2007
  • Alcoa Foundation Engineering Research Achievement Award - spring 2004
  • NC State Academy of Outstanding Teachers inductee - 2004
  • NC State Alumni Outstanding Research Award - 2003
  • Best Paper Award, SPIE Conference on All-Optical Networking - 1998
  • National Science Foundation Faculty Early CAREER Development Award - 1997

 

Dr. Nagiza Samatova, Professor
  • Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) Outstanding Mentor Award - 2008
Dr. Carla D. Savage, Professor
  • American Mathematical Society (AMS) Fellow - 2012
Dr. Munindar P. Singh, Professor
  • Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Fellow - 2009
  • IBM Faculty Award - 2007
  • Cisco University Research Award - 2001
  • IBM Partnership Award - 1996, 2000
  • National Science Foundation Faculty Early CAREER Award - 1996
Dr. Robert St. Amant, Associate Professor ; Accreditation Coordinator
  • Outstanding Teacher of the Year Award, College of Engineering, NC State University - 2013
  • Google Research Award - 2010
  • Best Paper Award, Behavior Representation in Modeling & Simulation (BRIMS) Conference - 2010
  • Best Paper Award, International Symposium on Empirical Software Engineering and Measurement (ESEM) - 2007
  • Best Applied Paper Award, International Conference on Cognitive Modeling (ICCM) - 2004
  • Outstanding New Teacher Award, Department of Computer Science, North Carolina State University - 1999
Ken Tate, ; Director of Development & External Relations
  • ACM/AITP "Outstanding Graduate Staff" Award - 2014
  • ACM/AITP "Most Outstanding Staff Member" Award – 2004, 2011
  • Pride of the Wolfpack Award - 2004
  • Nortel Networks PRIDE Award for team leadership (ePerformance Solutions) - 2000
  • Bronze Quill Award for multi-media marketing (Advisor ’98 CD-ROM) - 1998
  • Nortel Networks Award of Merit for launch of Remote Access Learning technology - 1998
  • Golden Hugo Award for marketing video production (On Course video) - 1997
  • Aurora Gold Award for On Course promotional video - 1997
Dr. Alan L. Tharp, Professor Emeritus
  • Computing Accreditation Commission (CAC) of ABET, the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc., commissioner - 2004
  • NC State's Alumni Association Distinguished Undergraduate Professorship Award - 1985
  • NC State Academy of Outstanding Teachers inductee - 1976, 1980
Dr. David Thuente, Professor
  • Pride of the Wolfpack Award - 2010
Dr. Mladen Vouk, Professor and AVP for Info Techn. ; Department Head
  • IBM Faculty Award - 2012
  • IBM Faculty Award - 2011
  • IEEE Computer Society Golden Core Member - 2011
  • IBM Faculty Award - 2010
  • IEEE Computer Society Distinguished Service Award - 2010
  • Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Fellow - 2001
  • 1999 RAMS Alan O. Plait Award for Tutorial Excellence
  • Recepient of the IFIP Silver Core Award - 1992
Dr. Ben Watson, Associate Professor
  • NVIDIA Professor Partnership Award - 2007
  • National Science Foundation Faculty Early Career Award - 2006
Dr. Laurie Williams, Professor
  • IBM Faculty Award - 2012
  • ACM Distinguished Scientist - 2011
  • IBM Smarter Planet Innovation Faculty Award - 2011
  • IBM Faculty Award - 2010
  • ACM SIGSOFT Influential Educator Award - 2009
  • IEEE Software 25th Anniversary "Top Picks” for full-length, peer-reviewed articles - 2009
  • IEEE Software 25th Anniversary “Most Cited Articles” - 2009
  • IBM Faculty Award - 2008
  • IBM Jazz Innovation Award - 2007
  • Best Paper Award, International Symposium on Empirical Software Engineering and Measurement (ESEM) - 2007
  • NC State Academy of Outstanding Teaching inductee - 2006
  • National Science Foundation Faculty Early CAREER Award - 2004
  • IBM University Partnership Award - 2003
  • IBM Eclipse Innovation Award - 2002
Dr. Tao Xie, Adjunct Associate Professor
  • Senior Member, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) - 2012
  • Senior Member, Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) - 2011 
  • Microsoft Research Software Engineering Innovation Foundation Award - 2011
  • ACM Distinguished Speaker - 2011
  • IEEE Computer Society Distinguished Visitor - 2011-2013
  • IBM Faculty Award - 2010
  • Appointed to ACM History Committee - 2010
  • Sigma Xi Outstanding Young Researcher - 2010
  • IBM Faculty Award - 2009
  • ACM SIGSOFT History Liaison - 2009
  • ACm SIGSOFT Distinguished Paper Award - 2009
  • National Science Foundation Faculty Early CAREER Award - 2009
  • IBM Jazz Innovation Award - 2008
  • IBM Faculty Award - 2008
  • Microsoft Faculty Award - 2007
Dr. R. Michael Young, Professor
  • ACM Distinguished Scientist - 2013
  • NC State Libraries Faculty Award Winner - 2012
  • Named GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) Faculty Fellow by the Institute for Emerging Issues (IEI) - 2009
  • Named Research Director for Triangle Game Initiative - 2009
  • NC State Academy of Outstanding Faculty Engaged in Extension - 2009
  • NC State Outstanding Extension Service Award - 2009
  • IBM Faculty Award - 2007
  • NC State Academy of Outstanding Teachers inductee - 2005
  • National Science Foundation Faculty Early CAREER Award - 2001
Dr. Ting Yu, Adjunct Associate Professor
  • National Science Foundation Faculty Early CAREER Award - 2008

 NC State Academy of Outstanding Teachers Awards

The following Computer Science faculty members have been named to the NC State Academy of Outstanding Teachers. Established in 1965, this honor recognizes faculty members for exceptional classroom service at North Carolina State University.

Dr. Edward W. Davis, Professor Emeritus

Dr. Robert Fornaro, Professor Emeritus

Dr. Christopher G. Healey, Professor

Ms. Margaret Heil, Lecturer

Dr. James C. Lester, Distinguished Professor

Ms. Carolyn Miller, Lecturer

Dr. George N. Rouskas, Professor

Dr. Alan L. Tharp, Professor Emeritus

Dr. Laurie Williams, Professor

Dr. R. Michael Young, Professor

 National Science Foundation's Career Awards

 Pride of the Wolfpack Awards

  • Tammy Coates
  • Linda Honeycutt
  • Tari Ryan
  • Dr. Barbara (Jasmine) Adams
  • Carlos Benavente
  • Ann Hunt
  • Dr. David Thuente
  • Susan Peaslee
  • Michelle Healey
  • Mladen Vouk
  • Ginny Adams
  • Ron Hartis
  • Carol Allen
  • Linda Honeycutt
  • Kelly Potter
  • Melissa Seate
  • Carlos Benavente
  • Jennifer Craddock
  • Dana Lasher
  • Anna Rzewnicki
  • Ken Tate
  • Annie Anton
  • Jacqueline Cox
  • Carol Holloman
  • Krista Hutchinson
  • Gary Stelling