Computer Science Professor, Graham Cormode, has been named amongst the ACM (the Association for Computing Machinery) distinguished scientists for 2013.
The distinguished member grade recognizes those ACM members with at least 15 years of professional experience and 5 years of continuous professional membership who have achieved significant accomplishments or have made a significant impact on the computing field.
The achievements of the 40 distinguished members have advanced the science, engineering, and education of computing, and highlight the widening role that computing plays in a range of disciplines and domains around the globe. The 2013 members hail from universities in Denmark, Japan, Israel, Italy, China, and the United Kingdom in addition to North America, and from leading international corporations and research institutions.
ACM President Vinton G. Cerf described the recipients as:
the problem solvers, prophets, and producers who are powering the future of the digital age. They are the driving force for enabling the computing community to change how we live and work. They demonstrate the advantages of ACM membership, which empowers self-improvement and inspires a bold vision for their own careers as well as their impact on the future.”