Several of our Human-Computer Interaction Institute colleagues were recognized at the SCS Founders Day Awards ceremony on Tuesday, April 5, 2022, in Rashid Auditorium.
The annual SCS Founders Day event is a time for us to come together as a community and reflect on our achievements as well as the future ahead for the School of Computer Science. Please join us in recognizing the following from the HCII:
Brad Myers, professor, won the Alan J. Perlis Award. The Perlis award was established in 2013 to recognize a single individual at CMU who has shown sustained creativity in out-of-the-box computer science, leading to demonstrated real-world impact.
The Tiramisu Transit team, including Tang Family Professor of Artificial Intelligence and Human-Computer Interaction John Zimmerman, won the Newell Award for Research Excellence. We celebrate the whole Tiramisu team and recognize them for their 10+ years of dedication to make public transit more inclusive for people of all abilities.
Raelin Musuraca, assistant teaching professor, won the Joel and Ruth Spira Teaching Award. This award is presented to an an SCS faculty member in recognition of major accomplishments and outstanding qualities and strengths in teaching and for excellence in the classroom.
Karen Harlan, communications specialist,won the Staff Recognition award for Citizenship.
Michael Bett, managing director of the METALS program, was a Staff Recognition nominee.
Image: Brad Myers shakes Raelin Musuraca's hand as she walks back to her seat after winning an award