The Glushko Outstanding Undergraduate Cognitive Scientist Prize will be awarded annually to the senior cognitive science major who has demonstrated the strongest combination of:
- academic excellence
- sustained and outstanding involvement in research (typically involving two or more semesters devoted to a single project)
- significant contribution to the undergraduate environment of the JHU Cognitive Science Department (e.g., service to Omega Psi), including contributing to diversity and inclusiveness of the program in any respect
- involvement in increasing awareness of cognitive science at JHU and beyond
Robert J. Glushko is an Adjunct Professor at the School of Information Management & Systems and the Director of the Center for Document Engineering at the University of California, Berkeley. An information management scientist, entrepreneur, consultant, author, and educator, he has been a pioneer in the commercialization of XML. He spent 25 years in research and industry, and now balances his role at Deem with work at Berkeley.