The International Society for Artificial Life is pleased to confirm the winners of the 2023 ISAL Awards. The awards were presented to recipients during the online 2023 Conference on Artificial Life organized in Sapporo, Japan.
After a nomination process open to all members of the broader Artificial Life community, sub-committees reviewed the nominations and made recommendations that were then approved by the ISAL board of directors.
The awards and 2022 winners are:
|ISAL Award for Lifetime Achievement||2023||Craig Reynolds|
|ISAL Award for Distinguished Early-Career Investigator||2023||Dr. Sam Kriegman|
|ISAL Award for Education and Outreach||2023||The T2 Tile Project – Dr. David Ackley|
|ISAL Award for Exceptional Service||2023||Dr. Lisa Soros|
|ISAL Award for Outstanding Publication of the Decade 2008 – 2018||2023||L. Soros, Kenneth Stanley; July 30–August 2, 2014. “Identifying Necessary Conditions for Open-Ended Evolution through the Artificial Life World of Chromaria.” Proceedings of the ALIFE 14: The Fourteenth International Conference on the Synthesis and Simulation of Living Systems. ALIFE 14: The Fourteenth International Conference on the Synthesis and Simulation of Living Systems. Manhattan, New York. (pp. pp. 793-800). ASME.|
|ISAL Award for Outstanding Publication of 2022||2023||Marshall SM, Moore DG, Murray ARG, Walker SI, Cronin L. Formalising the Pathways to Life Using Assembly Spaces. Entropy. 2022; 24(7):884. https://doi.org/10.3390/e24070884|
|ISAL Award for Outstanding Student Publication||2023||Alison Cameron, Seth Dorchen, Sarah Doore, Anya E. Vostinar; July 18–22, 2022. “Keep Your Frenemies Closer: Bacteriophage That Benefit Their Hosts Evolve to be More Temperate.” Proceedings of the ALIFE 2022: The 2022 Conference on Artificial Life. ALIFE 2022: The 2022 Conference on Artificial Life. Online. (pp. 11). ASME. https://doi.org/10.1162/isal_a_00489|
Honorable Mention: Keishu Utimula. “Artificial life using a book and bookmarker.” https://arxiv.org/abs/2210.12854
|ISAL Award for Outstanding Reviewer, Artificial Life journal||2023||Dr. Justin Werfel|
Congratulations to all the winners!
For a list of past awards, see this page.