CS @ ILLINOIS Alumni Awards
The Department of Computer Science annually recognizes alumni and faculty members who have made professional, technical, educational, or service contributions that brings distinction to themselves, the department, and the university. We welcome all alumni and friends to be a part of this tradition: nominate someone you know worthy of this honor, and come back to campus to celebrate with each new class.
Congratulations to our 2016 honorees:
- Distinguished Alumni Achievement: Steven Ashby, Utpal Banerjee, Carl Dill, Marcin Kleczynski, and Yu Pan
- Distinguished Alumni Educator: Thomas Dietterich, Edward Reingold, Romit Roy Choudhury, and Yizhou Sun
- Distinguished Alumni Service: Michael Hughes and Daniel Kaufman
- Memorial Achievement: Michael Faiman
- C.W. Gear Outstanding Junior Faculty Award: Andreas Kloeckner
- David J. Kuck Outstanding Thesis Awards: Milos Gligoric (PhD) and Le Xu (MS)
The CS Awards activities are held in conjunction with the Women in Computer Science Alumni & Student Dinner, and the College of Engineering Homecoming Tailgate, making it an ideal time to visit campus.