The SIGCHI Awards recognize and honor leaders and shapers within the field of human-computer interaction. Recipients are normally chosen from reasonably active members of the SIGCHI Community.
SIGCHI presents awards in six categories:
- SIGCHI Lifetime Research Award
- SIGCHI Lifetime Practice Award
- SIGCHI Lifetime Service Award
- SIGCHI Social Impact Award
- SIGCHI Special Recognition Award
- Election to the CHI Academy
The criteria for the awards are given below.