ACM SIGGRAPH Awards

ACM SIGGRAPH Award Presentation

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MONDAY, 22 JULY | 10:45 - 11:30 AM | Arena
Immediately preceding the Keynote Session

ACM SIGGRAPH Award Talks

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MONDAY, 22 JULY | 2 - 3:30 PM | Ballroom C

ACM SIGGRAPH 2013 Award Recipients

Significant New Researcher Award
Niloy Mitra
University College London

Computer Graphics Achievement Award
Holly Rushmeier
Yale University

Steven Anson Coons Award
Turner Whitted
TWI Research

Distinguished Artist Award for Lifetime Achievement in Digital Art
Manfred Mohr

Outstanding Service Award
Mary Whitton
Renaissance Computing Institute, University of North Carolina

The ACM SIGGRAPH Awards program recognizes individuals who have made a significant contribution to the computer graphics community through their research, teaching, service, or writing.

The Steven Anson Coons Award for Outstanding Creative Contributions to Computer Graphics

This award, presented during odd-numbered years, recognizes long-term creative impact on the field of computer graphics through a personal commitment over an extended period of time.

The Steven Anson Coons Award has been presented to: Ivan E. Sutherland, Pierre Bézier, Donald P. Greenberg, David C. Evans, Andries van Dam, Edwin Catmull, Jose Encarnação, James D. Foley, James F. Blinn, Lance Williams, Pat Hanrahan, Tomoyuki Nishita, Nelson Max, Rob Cook, and Jim Kajiya.

The Computer Graphics Achievement Award

The Computer Graphics Achievement award is given each year to recognize an individual for an outstanding achievement in computer graphics and interactive techniques.

Past recipients of the Computer Graphics Achievement Award are: James F. Blinn, James H. Clark, Loren Carpenter, Turner Whitted, Robert L. Cook, Alan H. Barr, John E. Warnock, Richard Shoup, Alvy Ray Smith, James T. Kajiya, Henry Fuchs, Patrick Hanrahan, Kenneth E. Torrance, Kurt Akeley, Marc Levoy, Przemyslaw Prusinkiewicz, Michael F. Cohen, Anthony D. DeRose, David Salesin, Andy Witkin, David Kirk, Peter Schröder, Hugues Hoppe, Jos Stam, Thomas W. Sederberg, Greg Ward, Ken Perlin, Michael Kass, Jessica Hodgins, Richard Szeliski, and Greg Turk.

The Significant New Researcher Award

The Significant New Researcher Award is awarded annually to a researcher who has made a recent significant contribution to the field of computer graphics and is new to the field. The intent is to recognize people who, though early in their careers, have already made a notable contribution.

The Significant New Researcher Award has been presented to Paul Debevec, Steven J. Gortler, Mathieu Desbrun, Zoran Popović, Ronald Fedkiw, Takeo Igarashi, Ravi Ramamoorthi, Maneesh Agrawala, Wojciech Matusik, Alexei Efros, Olga Sorkine, and Karen Liu.

The Distinguished Artist Award for Lifetime Achievement in Digital Art

The Distinguished Artist Award is awarded annually to an artist who has created a substantial and important body of work that significantly advances aesthetic content in the field of digital art.

This award was presented for the first time in 2009. The award has been presented to Roman Verostko, Lynn Hershman Leeson, Yoichiro Kawaguchi, Charles Csuri, and Jean-Pierre Hébert.

ACM SIGGRAPH Outstanding Service Award

This award, presented for the first time at SIGGRAPH 98, is given annually to recognize outstanding service to ACM SIGGRAPH by a volunteer. It recognizes persons who have given extraordinary service to ACM SIGGRAPH, both in the trenches and in positions of more responsibility or visibility, over a significant period of time.

The ACM SIGGRAPH Outstanding Service Award has been presented to Maxine Brown, Thomas DeFanti, Copper Frances Giloth, Bertram Herzog, Judith R. Brown, Steve Cunningham, John M. Fujii, Stephen Spencer, Kellogg S. Booth, and David Kasik.