Welcome to the ACM Student Research Competition!

The ACM Student Research Competition has received generous sponsorship of $120,000 per competition year from Microsoft Research since 2003.

The ACM Student Research Competition is an internationally recognized venue enabling undergraduate and graduate students to:
Experience the research world – for many undergraduates this is a first!
Share research results and exchange ideas with other students, judges, and conference attendees
Rub shoulders with academic and industry luminaries
Understand the practical applications of their research
Perfect their communication skills
Receive prizes and gain recognition from ACM and the greater computing community

“…The SRC was a unique experience for me, where I could share my idea and get feedback from a wide range of audiences. It was very exciting, and all the valuable advice and questions I received helped me to improve my work. ”

Eisung Sohn, Yonsei University
Siggraph 2012 SRC
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The Winners of the 2014 Student Research Competition Grand Finals are listed below:


First Place: Aadithya Karthik, University of California Berkeley, ICCAD 2013
Second Place: Sai Zhang, University of Washington, ICSE 2013
Third Place: Ehsan Totoni, University of Illinois-Urbana-Champaign, SC 2013


First Place: Bernd Huber, Technical University Munich, CHI 2013
Second Place: James Bornholt, Australian National University, PLDI 2013
Third Place: Carlo Del Mundo, Virginia Tech, SC 2013

View All Submissions to the 2014 SRC Grand Finals

All Grand Final Winners will be invited to attend the ACM Awards Banquet in San Francisco, CA on June 20th, 2015
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