[TYPES/announce] Informatics Europe Curriculum Award 2012 - Embedded and Mobile Computing

Cristina Pereira cristina.pereira at informatics-europe.org
Wed Mar 14 06:02:44 EDT 2012

Informatics Europe proudly announces its 2012 Curriculum Award, devoted 
to curriculum initiatives in the area of *Embedded and Mobile Computing. *

The Informatics Europe Curriculum Award recognizes outstanding European 
educational initiatives that improve the quality of informatics teaching 
and the attractiveness of the discipline, and can be applied and 
extended beyond their institutions of origin.

The Award will reward a successful teaching effort in Europe that

.    has made a measurable difference in the teaching of Embedded and 
Mobile Computing
.    is widely available for reuse by the teaching community
.    has made a measurable impact in its original institution and beyond it.

Examples of impact include course results, industry collaborations, 
student projects, textbooks, or influence on the curriculum of other 

The 2012Award is devoted to curriculum initiatives in the general area 
of *Embedded and Mobile Computing. *

*The Award carries a prize of EUR 30,000.00*

The Award can be given to an individual or to a group. To be eligible, 
participants must be located in one of the member or candidate member 
countries of the Council of Europe (www.coe.int), or Israel. Members of 
the Informatics Europe Board and of the Award Committee are not 
eligible. The Award Committee will review and evaluate each proposal. It 
reserves the right to split the prize between at most two different 
proposals (individuals or teams).

*The proposal should include:*

  * Names and addresses of the applicant or applicants;
  * Indication of whether the submission is on behalf of an individual
    or a group;
  * Description of the achievements (max 5 pages);
  * Evidence of availability of the curriculum's materials to the
    teaching community (max 2 pages) ;
  * Evidence of impact (max 5 pages);
  * A reference list (which may include URLs of supporting material);
  * One or two letters of support. The letters of support may come for
    example from department management, academic colleagues in the same
    or another institution, industry colleagues.

*Proposals should be submitted only at: 


Abstract:  May 15, 2012
Full proposal:  June 15, 2012
Notification of winner(s): August 1, 2012*

The Award will be presented at the 8th European Computer Science Summit, 
in Barcelona, 20-21 November 2012, where the winner or winners (one 
representative in the case of an institution) will be invited to give a 
talk on their achievements.

*Award Committee:*

  * Friedemann Mattern, ETH Zurich (chair)
  * Mark Harris, InnoVaventures (vice-chair)
  * Anind Dey, Carnegie Mellon University
  * Cecilia Mascolo, University of Cambridge
  * Luca Mottola, Swedish Institute of Computer Science
  * Mieczyslaw Muraszkiewicz, Warsaw University of Technology
  * Michael Rohs, LMU München

/(More names to be announced)/

For latest information visit:


For further inquires: curriculum-award at informatics-europe.org

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