Computing Community Consortium Blog

The goal of the Computing Community Consortium (CCC) is to catalyze the computing research community to debate longer range, more audacious research challenges; to build consensus around research visions; to evolve the most promising visions toward clearly defined initiatives; and to work with the funding organizations to move challenges and visions toward funding initiatives. The purpose of this blog is to provide a more immediate, online mechanism for dissemination of visioning concepts and community discussion/debate about them.

Archive for September 27th, 2011


Computing Researchers Among Presidential Early Career Awardees; Richard Tapia Receives Medal of Science

September 27th, 2011 / in awards / by Erwin Gianchandani

(This post has been updated; please scroll down for the latest.) Yesterday, the White House named 94 researchers as recipients of the Presidential Early Career Awards for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE), “the highest honor the U.S. government bestows on science and engineering professionals in the early stages of their independent research careers.” Established in 1996 and coordinated by the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP), the awards honor individuals “for their pursuit of innovative research at the frontiers of science and technology and their commitment to community service as demonstrated through scientific leadership, public education, and community outreach.” Among this year’s PECASE recipients, 18 are in computing and […]