The award consists of a US$1,000 prize, a certificate, and up to US$500 towards travel or other expenses of the award recipient, contingent upon the recipient’s attending the ASIS&T annual meeting.
The winner may be given the opportunity to present a summary of the doctoral research at the ASIS&T Annual Meeting.
All nomination materials must be submitted electronically to the current chair of the SIGCHI Outstanding Dissertation Award Committee by the submission deadline and must be submitted in English.
Each submission will be reviewed by a panel of experts selected by the SIGCHI Executive Committee to evaluate the quality, contribution, and impact as demonstrated by the submitted thesis and supplementary materials.
The award includes a $1000 honorarium and a plaque for the author, which is presented at the International Conference on Software Engineering (ICSE), and funding support for the recipient to travel to ICSE to receive the award (including a registration to ICSE).
A public citation for the award dissertation will be placed on the SIGSOFT web site.
The Pro Quest Doctoral Dissertation Award was established in 1974 and is administered by the Awards & Honors Committee.
Beginning in 1997, Pro Quest undertook sponsorship of the award.
The award recipient also receives support for travel to ICSE up to 00 within their home continent and up to 00 outside their home continent, including airfare, hotel, and conference registration for ICSE.
The award is for an outstanding dissertation (in software engineering) dated within one year preceding the nomination due date.