CODASPY Research Award

The CODASPY Award for Outstanding Research on Data Security and Privacy is given for outstanding and innovative technical contributions to the area of data security and privacy that have had lasting impact in furthering or understanding the theory or development of models, mechanisms, and systems for the protection of data.

The 2017 CODASPY Research Award recipient is: Dr. Bhavani Thuraisingham

“for Innovative and Lasting Research Contributions to Data Security and Privacy”

For contributions, sustained for 32 years, starting from Multilevel Secure Databases (1980s), to the Inference Problem (1990s), to Assured Information Sharing (2000s), and to Secure Data Management on the Cloud (2010s).


DEADLINE FOR AWARD NOMINATIONS

Deadline for receiving nomination is February 15, 2017. Note that nominees and nominators are not required to be ACM members. 

Nominations should be submitted via e-mail to the chair of the CODASPY Awards Committee:  Professor Ravi Sandhu (ravi.sandhu@utsa.edu)

AWARD COMMITTEE

Ravi Sandhu (Chair)
Elisa Bertino
Gail-Joon Ahn

NOMINATION PROCESS

Each nomination should be co-sponsored by at least 3 people. Email co-sponsorship is accepted. Nominations should include a proposed citation (up to 25 words), a succinct (100-250 words) description of the innovation/contribution, and a statement (1-2 page) to justify the nomination. There is no nomination form as such.

Nominations should be submitted via e-mail to the chair of the committee.

The winners will receive the Award at the ACM CODASPY Conference.

FORM OF THE AWARD

The Award carries a plaque.

FREQUENCY OF THE AWARD

Once a year.

EXCLUSIONS

The  members of the CODASPY Award Committee are not eligible to be nominated for the Award
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