2023 Distinguished Alumni Awards
Each year, the Department of Computer Science at Virginia Tech recognizes two of its alumni who have demonstrated extraordinary leadership in the computing field in his/her career whether it has been in industry, government, or academia.
- The Distinguished Alumni Award recognizes outstanding achievements and contributions in research and/or practice among those who graduated with a Computer Science degree more than 15 years ago.
- The Distinguished Early Career Alumni Award recognizes outstanding achievements and contributions in research and/or practice among those whose Computer Science degree was awarded within the past 15 years.
If you would like to nominate yourself or a fellow Computer Science alumnus or alumna for a 2024 Distinguished Alumni award, please submit the form below.
CS Alumni Recognition from the College of Engineering
This award recognizes similar achievements as the College of Engineering Distinguished Alumni Award; however, this award is intended for an alumnus or alumna whose undergraduate or graduate degree was awarded within the past 10 years.
Admission to the Academy requires clear evidence of visible outstanding leadership in the alumnus's or alumna's field of engineering during their career. Computer Science alumni members currently in the Academy of Excellence include: Mary Miller (2010), Greg Lavender (2014), Lucy Nowell (2018), and Lisa Finneran (2022).