Awards FAQ
Frequented asked questions about the IEEE Computer Society awards program. Please contact us if you have additional questions.

How can I nominate someone for a Computer Society award?

You may nominate someone by visiting our nomination site and filling out an Awards Nomination Application. Self-nominations are not accepted.


I have submitted a nomination. How can I add more endorsers?

Send endorsers’ names and email addresses to Staff will add them to your nomination and the system will create an invitation link to be sent to the new endorsers.

Is there a limit on the number of endorsers per nomination?

No, there is no limit to the number of endorsers.

How long should the endorsement or supporting letter be?

There is no word limit for an endorsement or supporting letter. However, we encourage endorsers to submit a strong and convincing statement.


How do we submit the letters of recommendation / endorsement if we have hard copies?

Letters can be scanned and uploaded as attachments to the nomination.


I submitted a nomination, but I have not received the results. Who should I contact to find out status? Do nominators get a notification?

Only the award winner will receive an award notification letter from the Society President. Nominators are not notified of the outcome. For specific questions about a nomination, please write to You may also find the latest award winners by visiting the awards page and looking under the past award recipient list.


Where can I get a list of all Computer Society awards and deadlines?

I am interested in promoting our technical award on your website. Who should I contact for this?

Submit your inquiry to


What is the function of the Awards Committee, and who are its members?

The Awards Committee is responsible for preserving the integrity of the evaluation and selection process, ensuring that the process is both open and rigorous, and that the process contributes to the prestige of the Society and the award recipients. View the awards committee list here.

I received a Computer Society award, but my name is missing from the past recipients list. Who should I contact?

Write to with your concerns.

I recently received a Computer Society award. Where can I find a press release about it?

You will find a press release on your award in our Media Center.


I just won a CS award, and my university/company public relations office wants do a press release on my award. Who should I contact?

Contact Marketing Communications Manager Katherine Mansfield.


Can I get a copy of the awards brochure?

Yes, the most recent awards brochure will be posted online in PDF version and is accessible to the public for download from the About Awards page.


I just attended the Computer Society Annual Awards Ceremony. Is there a page to view the event photos?

The most recent Awards Ceremony photos will be available on the IEEE CS Facebook page.

Are there any copyright restrictions to the use of texts and graphics from the Computer Society website?

For all questions regarding copyright, please submit your request to


I have a question that is not in this FAQs page. Who should I contact?

Send your award inquiries to