|Institutions U. Wisconsin
Fields Computer Science
Role Computer scientist
|Name Anne Condon|
Doctoral advisor Richard Ladner
|Thesis Computational Models of Games (1987)|
Doctoral students Jesse Bingham Sun Chung Gary Lewandowski
Notable awards ACM Distinguished Dissertation ACM Fellow A. Nico Habermann Award
Books Computational Models of Games, Legal Lunacy: Unbelievable But True Lawspast and Present!
Education University College Cork, University of Washington
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Anne Elizabeth Condon, is an Irish-Canadian computer scientist, professor, and former head of the Computer Science Department of the University of British Columbia. Her research focuses on computational complexity theory, DNA computing, and bioinformatics. She has also held the NSERC/General Motors Canada Chair for Women in Science and Engineering from 2004 to 2009, and has worked to improve the success of women in the sciences and engineering.
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Condon did her undergraduate studies at University College Cork, earning a bachelor's degree in 1982. She moved to the University of Washington for her graduate studies, receiving her doctorate in 1987 under the supervision of Richard E. Ladner. She then joined the faculty at the University of Wisconsin–Madison, and remained there until her 1999 move to UBC.
Awards and honors
Condon won an ACM Distinguished Dissertation award (honorable mention) for her thesis research. In 2010, the Association for Computing Machinery named her an ACM Fellow "for contributions to complexity theory and leadership in advancing women in computing". In the same year, she also won the A. Nico Habermann Award of the Computing Research Association for "long-standing and impactful service toward the goal of increasing the participation of women in computer science research." She is also a winner of the University College Cork Distinguished Alumna Award, the University of Washington CSE Alumni Achievement Award., and the 2012 University of Washington College of Engineering Diamond Award for Distinguished Achievement in Academia. She was the 2014 winner of the Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing Technical Leadership ABIE Award
Condon was elected a fellow of the Royal Society of Canada in 2012.