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Timothy B. Campbell Innovation Award

This award honors the memory of Tim Campbell, a CS PhD Student who was widely known for his innovative spirit, creativity, and cross-functional collaboration. This award is presented to a Computer Science or Electrical Engineering undergraduate or graduate student who demonstrates a spirit of innovation, collaboration, and creativity through her or his research and personal life. This award is funded by the Timothy B. Campbell Memorial Scholarship Foundation.

Deadlines and Dates

Deadline to Nominate March 4, 2016 11:59PM (PST)
Notification of Award April 30, 2016

Eligibility Requirements

Current applicants must be pursuing a degree in Computer Science or Electrical Engineering at the undergraduate or graduate level at UC Berkeley.

Award info

One award will be distributed each year in the amount of $2,000.

Selection Process

Nomination deadlines are handled by the Berkeley EECS department. You must be a faculty, student, or staff of the EECS department to nominate.

Nomination Procedure

Compose a letter (approximately 1 page) for each nominee explaining your reason for recommending the student. Nominators should specifically address how the nominee meets the award criteria. Attach any relevant materials that will assist the Student Awards Committee in making their decision, such as: publications, CV, additional letters of nomination. The committee may seek additional information concerning the most promising nominees. Previous recipients of an award are ineligible to receive the same award again, but may be recommended for any remaining awards. Nominators are encouraged to refer to the description of each award, which includes a list of previous awardees.

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Nomination deadlines are handled by the Berkeley EECS department

Submit a Nomination

Nominations Due Friday, March 4, 2016 at midnight.

Past Recipients



Joanne Lo is a fourth year PhD student in Electrical Engineering at UC Berkeley. She is studying Human-Computer Interactions under Professor Paulos to develop simple yet creative fabrications methods for the Maker's community. Joanne received her B.S. degree in Biomedical Engineering and M.S. degree in Electrical Engineering from UC Davis.