Welcome to the IBM Academic Initiative Faculty Corner!
If you are a faculty, this is your corner to find treats. We post regular updates and information relevant to the faculty, to equip and enable you to draw maximum mileage out of our initiatives and resources.
IBM Academic initiative rolls out regular Faculty Development Workshops/ trainings which are designed exclusively for faculty interested in "Open Source & Open Standards based IBM Technologies" and planning to use them in classroom teaching, for mentoring student's projects and/or for any other non-commercial/educational purposes.
Key Recognition in store for Great performing Faculty members:
- Awards :To reinforce IBM's commitment to global diversity and innovation, we are announcing a prestigious new class of Ph.D. Fellowships and Faculty Awards named in honor of a diverse and famous group of IBM researchers and developers. The awards are aimed at nurturing technical talent and fostering innovation worldwide among women, diversity groups and in emerging markets.
The new awards include:
- Drona Award: Awarded to Faculty members who mentor the maximum number of teams in The Great Mind Challenge contest.
- Pat Selinger IBM Ph.D. Fellowship: awarded to an exceptional female Ph.D. student worldwide with special focus on database design and management; honoring IBM Fellow emeritus Pat Selinger, who created breakthroughs in database technology, and is a member of the Women in Technology International Hall of Fame.
- Alex Muller IBM Ph.D. Fellowship: awarded to an exceptional Ph.D. student from a growth market country; honoring IBM Fellow emeritus Alex Muller who won the Nobel Prize in Physics for his work in superconductivity in ceramic materials.
- Harry Cochrane/Cal Waite IBM Ph.D. Fellowship or Assistantship: awarded to an exceptional black Ph.D. student worldwide; honoring Harry Cochrane, IBM's first black engineer and Cal Waite, IBM's first black engineering manager.
- John Backus Faculty Award: awarded to an outstanding faculty member pursuing new innovations in Computer Science; honoring IBM Fellow emeritus John Backus, the inventor of Fortran and winner of the National Medal of Science.
- IBM LA Grid Student Scholars Ph.D. Assistantship and IBM LA Grid International Student Scholars Ph.D. Assistantship: awarded to exceptional Hispanic Ph.D. candidates pursuing research in key technical areas.
More information is available in the IBM press release (US) at www-03.ibm.com/press/us/en/pressrelease/25980.wss (US)
- FREE DOWNLOADS : Being part of the IBM Faculty fraternity you reserve the exclusive rights to free downloads. All free downloads can be made only and only by Faculty.
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