Nomination Deadline: June 1, 2018
The IEEE Computer Society award nomination portal must be used to submit the nomination material, including certifications agreeing to the award conditions. Electronic submissions must be in Portable Document Format (.PDF). Questions should be directed to the Humphrey Award Selection Subcommittee Coordinator.
Selection Subcommittee Review Begins: June
The Humphrey Award Selection Subcommittee Coordinator provides a summary of all nominations to the Chair of the Selection Subcommittee, who reviews the nominations for compliance with the award's administrative requirements (e.g., the scope and length of the nomination material and delivery of the required statements regarding the award conditions).
If deficiencies are minor, the nominator is given the opportunity to correct them within one week. If there are major deficiencies, the Chair of the Selection Subcommittee explains these to the nominator and invites a future resubmission.
Selection Subcommittee Review Ends: November 2018
The Humphrey Award Selection Subcommittee makes award recommendations. In the case of negative decisions, the Chair of the Selection Subcommittee provides an explanation, a detailed list of deficiencies, and advice regarding a resubmission in the future. In the case of positive decisions, the Chair of the Selection Subcommittee submits an award recommendation to the Chair of the IEEE Computer Society Award Committee and the Director of the SEI Software Solutions Division for concurrence.
Award(s) Announced: December 2018
After review by appropriate parties in the SEI and IEEE Computer Society, the award winners are determined. The Chair of the Humphrey Award Selection Subcommittee notifies all nominators and nominees of the committee's decision.
Award Recipient Presentation Scheduled: Spring 2019
Recipient(s) will be invited to make a presentation at a conference selected by the SEI and IEEE Computer Society. Recipient(s) must be available to receive the commemorative plaque when the award is announced.
Award Recipient Report: January–June 2019
The Humphrey Award Selection Subcommittee Coordinator and the award recipient work together to assure timely production of an effective, high-quality SEI technical publication.