Prof. Ahmad-Reza Sadeghi, head of the research group System Security Lab and director of the Intel research institute ICRI-CARS, is this year's recipient of the ACM SIGSAC Outstanding Contributions Award.
Prof. Sadeghi's long-standing research partner and also Principal Investigator of ICRI-CARS, Prof. N. Asokan from Aalto University, Finland, won the ACM SIGSAC Outstanding Innovation Award for outstanding and innovative technical contributions to the field of computer and communication security that have had lasting impact in furthering or understanding the theory or development of secure systems.
The award ceremony took place at the ACM CCS conference in Toronto, Canada. Each award carries a $1,000 monetary award and a plaque.
ACM SIGSAC is offering two annual Awards: SIGSAC Outstanding Innovation Award and SIGSAC Outstanding Contributions Award. At most one award is given each year in each category.