Brown University computer science professor Jeff Huang maintains a list of “Best Paper” awards at the major computer science conferences, going back to 1996. The list displays the award papers at each conference for each year, and the total number of award papers from each institution (with appropriate treatment of papers with co-authors from multiple institutions).
The 2015 update has just been posted.
UW has always ranked well … but we are now the #1 academic institution – bested only by Microsoft Research (which has roughly 20X as many Ph.D. researchers as UW CSE). It’s another sign of our ever-increasing impact.
Check it out here.