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Association for Computing Machinery

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ACM

(Association for Computing Machinery, New York, www.acm.org) A membership organization founded in 1947 dedicated to advancing the arts and sciences of information processing. In addition to awards and publications, ACM also maintains special interest groups (SIGs) in the computer field.
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As an ACM fellow, Dr Elmagarmid joins a distinguished list of colleagues from the world's leading universities, industries and research labs to whom the ACM and its members look for guidance and leadership as the world of information technology evolves.
Brewer was elected to the National Academy of Engineering in 2007, and selected as an ACM Fellow in 2008.
The designation "ACM Fellow" may be conferred upon those ACM Members who have distinguished themselves by outstanding technical and professional achievements in information technology, who are current voting members of ACM and have been voting members for the preceding five years.
She is an ACM Fellow and a member of the Board of Directors of the Computing Research Association (CRA).
Denning became an ACM Fellow with the inception of the Fellows Program in 1994.
Irwin's honors and awards include: ACM Fellow (1996); ACM Service Award (1996); PSU Engineering Society's Outstanding Research Award (1995); IEEE Fellow (1994); ACM/SIGDA Leadership Award (1993); and IEEE Computer Society Certificate of Appreciation (1993,95).
He is an ACM Fellow. a member of IEEE, and a member of the National Academy of Engineering.
He has been an ACM member since his undergraduate days, was a founder of SIGCHI (Computers and Human Interaction) in the early 80s, and is an ACM Fellow. Shneiderman's most recent book, Designing the User Interface: Strategies for Effective Human-Computer Interaction, has been an extremely influential textbook since its original publication 10 years ago.
I was also a principal player in the Chapter Officer Workshops of the late 1970s, and participated on committees that reorganized Council and proposed an ACM Fellow program.
The new ACM Fellows were formally recognized at the ACM Awards Banquet on June 15 in San Francisco.
The ACM Fellows Program, established in 1993 to honor outstanding ACM members for their achievements in computer science and IT, inducted 30 new Fellows in FY00, bringing the total count to 384.
ACM named 54 of its members as 2017 ACM Fellows for major contributions in areas including artificial intelligence, database theory, design automation, information retrieval, multimedia computing and network security.