[ecoop-info] SIGPLAN Outstanding Doctoral Dissertation Award

Andy Gill andygill at ku.edu
Sat Nov 24 18:41:06 CET 2012

I would like to draw your attention to the SIGPLAN Outstanding
Doctoral Dissertation Award:


If you are either a recent PhD graduate or a supervisor of such
a graduate can I suggest you consider applying? Obtaining such
an award makes a person stand out when applying for academic

Outstanding Doctoral Dissertation Award

Presented annually to the author of the outstanding doctoral
dissertation in the area of Programming Languages. The award
includes a prize of $1,000. The winner can choose to receive the
award at ICFP, OOPSLA, POPL, or PLDI.

Selection Committee: The chair of the selection committee is a
member of the EC appointed by the SIGPLAN chair. Other committee
members are selected by the chair of the selection committee
with approval of the SIGPLAN chair. The SIGPLAN Chair is an ex
officio member of the committee and shall adjudicate conflicts
of interest, appointing substitutes to the committee as

Nominations: Nominations must be submitted to the secretary of
SIGPLAN by January 3rd to be considered for that year's award. 
The nominated dissertation must be available in an English language
version to facilitate evaluation by the selection committee. A
nomination should consist of the following items:
* 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
  for whom an award is recommended (the nominee).
* A short statement (200-500 words) explaining why the nominee
  deserves the award in question.
* Supporting statements from up to two people in addition to the

(On behave of) Professor Susan Eisenbach         
Head, Department of Computing
Imperial College London
London SW7 2AZ, U.K.

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