ACM Honors Computing Innovators Who Are Changing the World
April 14, 2015
ACM has announced the recipients of five prestigious awards for their innovations in computing technology. These innovators have made significant contributions that enable computer science to solve real world challenges. The awards reflect achievements in efficient networked systems, standard software libraries, social connections on the Web, national science and engineering education standards, and search and rescue robotics. The 2014 ACM award recipients include computer scientists and educators.
- Grace Murray Hopper Award: Sylvia Ratnasamy (University of California, Berkeley)
- Paris Kanellakis Theory and Practice Award: James Demmel (University of California, Berkeley)
- ACM - AAAI Allen Newell Award: Jon Kleinberg (Cornell University)
- Karl V. Karlstom Outstanding Educator Award: William Wulf (University of Virginia)
- Eugene L. Lawler Award for Humanitarian Contributions within Computer Science and Informatics: Robin Roberson Murphy (Texas A&M University).
ACM will present these and other awards at the ACM Awards Banquet on June 20 in San Francisco.