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July 9, 2021
Recent honors and accomplishments from the University of Washington faculty include an Early Career Award for the Study of Family Communication and a Distinguished Service Award for Decades in Support of Theoretical Computing.
Kristina Scharp receives early career honor from the International Communication Association
The International Association of Communication has awarded Kristina Scharp, UW Assistant Professor in the Department of Communication, its ICA 2021 Early Career Scholar Award.
The award, one of seven awarded at the association’s annual international conference held virtually May 27-31, honors a researcher who has not earned more than seven years after completing his doctorate.
Scharp’s work, the association noted, “has contributed greatly to the development of theory and understanding in the areas of estrangement and estrangement from family, and it illustrates a rigorous commitment to obtaining samples. difficult to reach and to use mixed methods with mainly qualitative results ”.
Learn more on the Department of Communication website.
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Paul Beame of the Allen School receives Distinguished Service Award from the Association for Computing Machinery
Paul Beame, professor at the Paul G. Allen School of Computer Science & Engineering, has been honored by the Association for Computing Machinery, or ACM, for more than 20 years to support the academic community of computing.
Beame received the 2021 ACM SIGACT Distinguished Service Award, from the Special Interest Group on Algorithms and Computation Theory, or SIGACT. In their announcement, the group thanked Beamed for his “selfless devotion” and called him their “SIGACT oracle and counselor to those responsible for conducting our major conferences each year.”
Associate Principal of the Allen School, Beame is a member of the CS Theory @ UW computational theory group. His research focuses on computational complexity and the proof of lower limits of resources needed to solve computer problems.
Learn more on the Allen School Blog.
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