ACM Eugene L. Lawler Award
|ACM Eugene L. Lawler Award|
|Awarded for||Humanitarian contributions within computer science and informatics|
|Country||New York, (United States)|
|Presented by||Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)|
The ACM Eugene L. Lawler Award is awarded every two or three years by the Association for Computing Machinery to an individual or a group of individuals who have made a significant contribution to the use of information technology for humanitarian purposes in a wide range of social domains. It is named after the computer scientist Eugene Lawler. The award includes a financial reward of US $ 5,000.
|1999||Antonia Stone||For her role as founder of Playing to Win and CTCNet|
|2001||John Blitch||For his leadership in the prior development and rapid deployment of the urban search and rescue robots used after the September 11 attacks|
|2003||Patrick Ball||for his leadership in the creation of open source software|
|2005|| Ernest Siva,
|For their contributions to the Nakuru Local Urban Observatory project in Kenya|
|2007||Randy Wang||For founding and leading the Digital Study Hall Project|
|2009||Gregory Abowd||For his work on how advanced information technologies can be used in homes and schools to support people with autism|
|2012|| Johannes Schöning,
|For their contributions to GI@School (Geoinformatics at Schools), a program that encourages young people to develop a fascination for computer science and computer science research|
|2014||Robin R. Murphy||For her pioneering work in humanitarian disaster response through search and rescue robotics|
|2016||Ken Banks||For developing FrontlineSMS, using mobile technology and text messaging to empower people to share information, organize aid, and reconnect communities during crises.|
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