UW CS Professor Suman Banerjee was recognized by the Association for Computing Machinery for his Outstanding Scientific Contribution to Computing. Read the press release here:
2018 ACM Distinguished Members Recognized for Significant Contributions that have Revolutionized How We Live, Work, and Play
Major Achievements in Computer Engineering, Education and Science Have Contributed to Some of Today’s Most Exciting Technologies
New York, NY, November 7, 2018 – ACM, the Association for Computing Machinery, has named 49 Distinguished Members for outstanding contributions to the field. The 2018 Distinguished Members are exemplars for their peers, and represent ACM’s worldwide geographic reach, as well as the exciting range of subdisciplines that constitute today’s technology landscape.
“By honoring these individuals, we highlight the professional achievements behind the technologies that have transformed both our daily lives and society in general,” explains ACM President Cherri M. Pancake. “Each Distinguished Member has also demonstrated a commitment to being part of the professional community through his or her longstanding membership in ACM. These computing leaders really epitomize ACM’s mission of ‘advancing computing as a science and a profession.’”
The 2018 ACM Distinguished Members work at leading universities, corporations and research institutions around the world. They represent countries including Australia, Canada, Chile, China, France, Germany, Japan, New Zealand, Singapore, Sweden, the United States and the United Kingdom. These innovators have made contributions in a wide range of technical areas including algorithms, artificial intelligence, computer architecture, computer science education, cybersecurity, graphics, human-computer interaction, and networking.
The ACM Distinguished Member program recognizes up to 10 percent of ACM worldwide membership based on professional experience as well as significant achievements in the computing field.
2018 ACM DISTINGUISHED MEMBERS For Outstanding Contributions to Computing:
University of Michigan
University of Maryland, College Park
For Outstanding Educational Contributions to Computing:
University of California, San Diego
University of Canterbury
University of Strathclyde
Lynn Andrea Stein
Olin College of Engineering
For Outstanding Engineering Contributions to Computing:
Argonne National Laboratory and University of Chicago
Microsoft Research, Beijing
For Outstanding Scientific Contributions to Computing:
University of Passau
Brian P. Bailey U
niversity of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Rajesh Krishna Balan
Singapore Management University
** Suman Banerjee
University of Wisconsin-Madison **
University of Massachusetts, Amherst
University of Toronto
Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Cornell University and HealthRhythms Inc.
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