Doctoral Research Award

The ACP Doctoral Research Award is awarded every year to a promising young researcher working in the area of constraint programming and who defended his/her thesis between January and December of the previous two years. The award, in the form of a certificate, will be presented at the CP conference, where the winning researcher will present a talk on the topic of his/her doctoral dissertation.

Previous recipients of this award are:

Year Recipient Affiliation
2016 Andre Augusto Cire University of Toronto Scarborough, Canada
2015 Jean-Guillaume Fages Ecole des Mines de Nantes, LINA, CNRS, INRIA, France
Anastasia Paparrizou University of Western Macedonia, Greece
2014 David Bergman Carnegie Mellon University, USA
2013 Tias Guns KU Leuven, Belgium
2012 Geoffrey Chu University of Melbourne, Australia
2011 Stanislav Zivny Oxford University, UK
2010 Guido Tack Saarland University, Germany
2009 Christopher Jefferson University of York, UK
2008 Claude-Guy Quimper University of Waterloo, Canada

In some years the Doctoral Research Award Committee recommends that some nominees deserve an honourable mention. We list these as follows:

Year Honorable Mention Affiliation
2014 Yuri Malitsky Brown University, United States
2013 Justin Yip Brown University, United States
2012 Nina Narodytska University of New South Wales, Australia
2011 Michele Lombardi University of Bologna, Italy