Informatics Europe 2011 Curriculum Best Practices Award

by Cristina Pereira, Oct. 6, 2011

The winners of the 2011 Curriculum Best Practices Award, who share the 30.000 EUR prize sponsored by Intel, will be announced at the ECSS 2011 in Milan.

The 2011 Curriculum Best Practices Award had its winners recently selected by a committee of international experts in the area of Parallelism and Concurrency. Two proposals have been selected and the winners, to be publicly announced at the 7th European Computer Science Summit in Milan, will share the 30.000 EUR prize.

Created by Informatics Europe to recognize outstanding European educational initiatives that improve the quality of informatics teaching and the attractiveness of the Informatics discipline the Curriculum Best Practices Award is in its first edition in 2011. Sponsored by Intel, the 2011 Award has been dedicated to curriculum initiatives in the research area of Concurrency and Parallelism. The Award committee, including some of the most prestigious worldwide leaders in the field, was chaired by Michel Raynal, from IRISA, and had the difficult task to select a winner among the several excellent proposals submitted.

The winners will be publicly announced at the ECSS 2011 in Milan. The Award ceremony is scheduled to November 8, from 14h, at the Politecnico di Milano, Milan, Italy.