Congrats to Joost-Pieter Katoen as ACM Fellow!

19/01/2021
 

2020 ACM Fellows recognized for work that underpins contemporary computing ACM, the Association for Computing Machinery, has named 95 members ACM Fellows for wide-ranging and fundamental contributions in areas including artificial intelligence, cloud computing, computer graphics, computational biology, data science, human-computer interaction, software engineering, theoretical computer science, and virtual reality, among other areas. The accomplishments of the 2020 ACM Fellows have driven innovations that ushered in significant improvements across many areas of technology, industry, and personal life. The ACM Fellows program recognizes the top 1% of ACM Members for their outstanding accomplishments in computing and information technology and/or outstanding service to ACM and the larger computing community.

Fellows are nominated by their peers, with nominations reviewed by a distinguished selection committee. "This year our task in selecting the 2020 Fellows was a little more challenging, as we had a record number of nominations from around the world," explained ACM President Gabriele Kotsis. "The 2020 ACM Fellows have demonstrated excellence across many disciplines of computing. These men and women have made pivotal contributions to technologies that are transforming whole industries, as well as our personal lives. We fully expect that these new ACM Fellows will continue in the vanguard in their respective fields."