2014 Covey, Simon, and Goldberg Memorial Award Winners

Professor Selmer Bringsjord  (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY  http://homepages.rpi.edu/~brings/ ) is the recipient of the Covey Award, which is presented to senior scholars with a substantial record of innovative research in the field of computing and philosophy broadly conceived.

Dr Gualterio Piccinini  (University of Missouri,  St. Louis  http://www.umsl.edu/~piccininig/ ) is the recipient of the Herbert A. Simon Award for Outstanding Research in Computing and Philosophy, which recognises scholars at an early stage of their academic career who are likely to reshape debates at the nexus of Computing and Philosophy by their original research.

Mr Simon Knight (Open University, UK  http://people.kmi.open.ac.uk/knight/ ) is the recipient of the Brian Michael Goldberg Memorial Award. This award is presented by IACAP & CMU to graduate students in recognition of outstanding achievements in the areas of Computing and Philosophy.

The winners will be presented with the awards during IACAP’14, where we will host an award ceremony. Thanks to all of you who kindly responded to our invitation to nominate colleagues and students for the awards and remember that registrations for IACAP’14 are now open http://www.iacap.org/conferences/iacap-2014/