SIGCHI Awards

Descriptions of the SIGCHI awards, nominating award candidates, and records of past recipients.

  • SIGCHI is looking for nominations for the SIGCHI Social Impact Awards chair. Please see here for information on the nomination process: https://sigchi.org/awards/sigchi-award-nominations/ For general information on SIGCHI awards, see here https://sigchi.org/awards/ If you are interested in serving in this role, please complete the short nomination form below. If you know of someone who may be a good […]

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  • SIGCHI is very pleased to announce its 2020 Award Recipients. SIGCHI Lifetime Research Award: Susan Dumais – Microsoft Research Labs (U.S.) SIGCHI Lifetime Practice Award: David Canfield Smith – Retired (U.S.) SIGCHI Lifetime Service Award: Gilbert Cockton – University of Sunderland (UK) Catherine Plaisant – University of Maryland (U.S.) SIGCHI Social Impact Award: Ronald Baecker – […]

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  • OPEN CALL FOR THE SIGCHI OUTSTANDING DISSERTATION AWARDS CHAIR [Apply Here] deadline October 18th, 2019 (Midnight AOE) SIGCHI is looking for nominations for the SIGCHI Outstanding Dissertation Awards chair. Please see here for information on the nomination process: https://sigchi.org/awards/dissertation-award/ For general information on SIGCHI awards, see here https://sigchi.org/awards/. If you are interested in serving in […]

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  • SIGCHI is very pleased to announce its 2019 Award Recipients. The recipients will be presented their awards at CHI 2019 in Glasgow, UK. Please join us in congratulating this year’s recipients!

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  • SIGCHI is pleased to announce the recipients of its awards for 2017. See the list of SIGCHI Awards for 2017: 2017 SIGCHI Awards

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  • The CHI Academy is an honorary group of individuals who have made substantial contributions to the field of human-computer interaction. These are the principal leaders of the field, whose efforts have shaped the disciplines and/or industry, and led the research and/or innovation in human-computer interaction. The criteria for election to the CHI Academy are: Cumulative […]

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  • The SIGCHI Special Recognition Award is presented to individuals whose vision or works or achievements have significantly influenced and broadly shaped our conceptions of human-computer interaction. Recipients come from a broader population than other SIGCHI awards. For example, they need not be members of the ACM SIGCHI community, and they may not consider human-computer interaction […]

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  • This award is given to individuals who promote the application of human-computer interaction research to pressing social needs. The recipient will have past or current work within the HCI profession that demonstrates social benefit. Example criteria include: Facilitating use of computer and telecommunication technology by diverse populations. Increasing access to technology for those with limited […]

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  • The SIGCHI Lifetime Service Award goes to individuals who have contributed to the growth and success of SIGCHI in a variety of capacities. This award is for extended services to the community at large over a number of years. Criteria for this award are: Service to SIGCHI and its activities in a variety of capacities. […]

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  • The SIGCHI Lifetime Practice Award is presented to individuals for outstanding contributions to the practice and understanding of human-computer interaction. This award recognizes the very best and most influential applications of human-computer interaction. It is awarded for a lifetime of innovation and leadership and carries an honorarium of $5000. The criteria for the award are: […]

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