This award program recognizes undergraduate students in North American colleges and universities who show outstanding potential in an area of computing research. The award is primarily about research.

Good year for UTCS. Departments each get to nominate four students. Three of us received honorable mentions and the fourth won the award.

Past UTCS recipients include Yuqian Jiang (HM 2016) and Franziska Roesner (Finalist 2008).