Facts & Figures

Important milestones

By the numbers

Professional recognition

  • American Association for the Advancement of Science Fellow: Geoffrey Bowker
  • American Psychological Association Fellow: Gary Olson
  • Association for Computer Machinery Fellow: Paul Dourish, Gary Olson, Judy Olson, Richard Taylor
  • Association for Computing Machinery Distinguished Scientist: Cristina Lopes, David Redmiles, André van der Hoek
  • Association for Psychological Science Fellow: Gary Olson
  • CHI Academy Member: Paul Dourish, Gloria Mark, Bonnie Nardi, Gary Olson, Judy Olson
  • IEEE/ACM Automated Software Engineering Fellow: David Redmiles, Debra Richardson
  • IEEE Senior Member: Cristina Lopes
  • Jacobs Foundation Advanced Research Fellowship: Gillian Hayes
  • Mercator Fellowship from the German Research Foundation: Alfred Kobsa

Notable achievements

  • 2016: SIGCHI Lifetime Service Award, Gary Olson
  • 2016: Antonio Pizzigati Prize for Software in the Public Interest, Crista Lopes
  • 2014: NSF Career Award, James A. Jones
  • 2014: Board of Scientific Counselors, US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Sustainable and Healthy Communities Subcommittee, Bill Tomlinson
  • 2013: Intel Early Career Faculty Award, Melissa Mazmanian
  • 2011: ACM-W Athena Lecturer Award, Judy Olson
  • 2009: ACM SIGSOFT Outstanding Research Award, Richard Taylor
  • 2009: Premier Award for Excellence in Engineering Education Courseware, André van der Hoek
  • 2008: NSF Career Award, Gillian Hayes
  • 2008: Sloan Research Fellowship, Bill Tomlinson
  • 2007: Ludwig Fleck Prize, Geoffrey Bowker
  • 2007: ASIST Best Information Science Book Award, Geoffrey Bowker
  • 2007: NSF Career Award, Bill Tomlinson
  • 2007: Kavli Fellow, National Academic of Sciences, Gillian Hayes
  • 2006: CHI Lifetime Achievement Award, Gary Olson & Judy Olson
  • 2006: Fulbright Fellowship, Gloria Mark
  • 2006: Humboldt Research Award, Alfred Kobsa
  • 2006: IBM Faculty Award, Paul Dourish
  • 2004: NSF Career Award, Cristina Lopes
  • 2004: Northeastern University Distinguished Alumni Award, Cristina Lopes
  • 2002: NSF Career Award, Paul Dourish
  • 2002: American Medical Informatics Society Diana Forsythe Award, Paul Dourish
  • 2001: NSF Career Award, André van der Hoek
  • 2001: NSF Career Award, Gloria Mark
  • 2001: OC Metro’s “Ten Women Who Make a Difference in Orange County”, Debra Richardson
  • 2000: XEROX Achievement Award, Cristina Lopes
  • 1996: NSF Career Award, David Redmiles
  • 1985: NSF Presidential Young Investigator Award, Richard Taylor

UC Irvine recognition

  • 2015: Instructional Technology Innovation Award, Bonnie Nardi and Bill Tomlinson
  • 2014: UC Irvine Senate Distinguished Mid-Career Award for Research, Paul Dourish
  • 2013: Emeritus Association Faculty Award for Excellence in Mentoring, Judy Olson
  • 2013: Excellence in Teaching Award, David Kay
  • 2010: Chancellor’s Professor, Richard Taylor
  • 2009: Celebration of Teaching Award for Pedagogical Innovation, Gillian Hayes
  • 2008: Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Fostering Undergraduate Research, Gillian Hayes
  • 2006: Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Fostering Undergraduate Research, Bill Tomlinson
  • 2005: Professor of the Year, André van der Hoek
  • 2005: Excellence in Teaching Award, André van der Hoek
  • 2004: Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Fostering Undergraduate Research, Cristina Lopes
  • 2002: TA Developer of the Year, David Kay
  • 2002: Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Fostering Undergraduate Research, André van der Hoek
  • 2001: Excellence in Teaching Award, David Kay
  • 2001: Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Fostering Undergraduate Research, Alfred Kobsa
  • 1998: Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Fostering Undergraduate Research, David Redmiles