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Jan 31, 2023

Distinguished Educator Award

Distinguished Educator Award

Distinguished Educator Award

Established in August 2018, the Distinguished Educator Award is given annually to a member for outstanding pedagogical contributions to computer graphics and interactive techniques at any educational level or within the context of any discipline. The award recognizes contributions in both innovative content and delivery. The award is presented annually during the award ceremony at either the North American SIGGRAPH conference or the SIGGRAPH Asia Conference at the choice of the recipient.

Nomination Procedure

Nominations for the Distinguished Educator Award may be submitted by contacting the Distinguished Educator Award Chair by January 31 each year. Self-nominations are allowed. Nominations may also arise from an archive of past nominations maintained by the awards chair and culled yearly by the committee. The awardee will be selected by the Distinguished Educator Award Committee based on nominations received from members of the SIGGRAPH community.


  • A one-page summary explaining how the nominee meets the criteria for the award
  • Names and contact information of at least two people who are knowledgeable about the qualifications of the nominee and will submit letters in support of the nomination