The evaluation committee will consist of a subcommittee of no more than four individuals, with one ISSI Board member serving as Chair. The recipient of the award will be given the opportunity to present his/her work either during a normal session (if his/her paper has been accepted for presentation), either as a special lecture on the same level as research in progress.This presentation will be referred to as the special Eugene Garfield Doctoral Dissertation Scholarship Lecture.
In 2016 JAMIA published some suggested guidelines for the preparation of high-quality dissertations in biomedical informatics: An endowment fund was created to support the Doctoral Dissertation Award in perpetuity.
AMIA is grateful to the Charter Donors who offered support for the fund in its formative period (between the AMIA Symposium in 2015 and March 2017). Ted Shortliffe (who also offered a 1:1 match for all donations up to $100,000).
The award recipient also receives support for travel to ICSE up to $2500 within their home continent and up to $3000 outside their home continent, including airfare, hotel, and conference registration for ICSE.
The award is for an outstanding dissertation (in software engineering) dated within one year preceding the nomination due date.
All nomination materials must be submitted electronically to the current chair of the SIGCHI Outstanding Dissertation Award Committee by the submission deadline and must be submitted in English.
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Each submission will be reviewed by a panel of experts selected by the SIGCHI Executive Committee to evaluate the quality, contribution, and impact as demonstrated by the submitted thesis and supplementary materials.
A nominee must be a SIGSOFT member at the time of nomination.
To submit a nomination for the award, please use the awards nomination portal.
Just be sure that the final nomination materials are uploaded no later than January 31st.
We are excited to announce the SIGCHI Outstanding Dissertation Award, which will recognize the most outstanding research contributions from recently graduated Ph D students within the HCI community, showcasing the quality and impact of HCI research.