Department of Information Technology

Awards and Honours

Below we present the awards and honours that have been bestowed on the department's staff and students. Lists of prices awarded earlier years are archived on the pages for research, education and other awards.



Pedagogical prize to Tobias Wrigstad

Senior Lecturer Tobias Wrigstad at the Department of Information Technology has been awarded the 2019 educational award in the field of mathematics, science and technology. Motivation: Tobias Wrigstad is passionate about his teaching. With pedagogical ability and subject knowledge, he inspires his students. He continuously develops his pedagogy with the goal that students should take their own responsibility for their learning. With innovative teaching and examination forms, enthusiasm and responsiveness, Tobias promotes student learning and interest in the subject. Tobias also generously shares his educational experiences with colleagues.

Yi Wang awarded the IEEE TCRTS Outstanding Technical Achievement and Leadership Award

Professor Yi Wang, Uppsala University, has been named the awardee for the IEEE TCRTS Outstanding Technical Achievement and Leadership Award.

IEEE TCRTS Outstanding Technical Achievement and Leadership Award is given to recognize individuals for their outstanding technical achievement and leadership. This is an annual award presented to the recipient at the IEEE Real-Time Systems Symposium.

ERC grant to Yi Wang

Yi Wang, professor of embedded systems at the Department of Information Technology, receives a grant from the European Research Council's (ERC) call for Advanced Grants 2018, for the research program "Customizable Embedded Real-Time Systems: Challenges and Key Techniques".

A total of 222 researchers with 29 different nationalities are allowed to share EUR 540 million, which is awarded within the ERC Advanced Grants 2018. The grants are part of the research and innovation program Horizon 2020.

ERC Advanced Grant is aimed at established and world-leading researchers. The purpose of the grant is to give researchers a chance to realize their most creative ideas and potentially produce results that will have a great impact on science, society and economy in Europe.

The STS prize for Joachim Parrow

Joachim Parrow has received the STS prize in 2018 for, as a programming teacher on the STS program, for several years putting his soul into what has become one of STS's most appreciated courses.

ACM-W scholarship

Roisatul Azizah Roisatul, MDI-master at the Department of Informationtechnology, has been awarded an ACM-W scholarship for attendance at ACM CHI 2019.

Updated  2019-05-22 10:07:58 by Kajsa Örjavik.