ACM People in the News

"International Award for Strathclyde Computer Science Professor"
University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, June 19, 2018
Andrew McGettrick, an emeritus professor of computer science at the University of Strathclyde, is one of three 2018 awardees of the ACM Presidential Award.

"Association for Computing Machinery elects Brazilian new board member"
Plantao News (Brazil), June 13, 2018
Claudia Bauzer Medeiros named an ACM board Member-at-Large.

"Turing Award Recipients Cerf and Kahn to Receive Benjamin Franklin Medal"
The Franklin Institute, April 17, 2018
2004 ACM A.M. Turing Award co-recipients Vinton Cerf and Robert Kahn will receive the 2018 Benjamin Franklin Medal in Computer and Cognitive Science for enabling the Internet by developing TCP/IP, at a ceremony on April 19.

"Why Software Developers Should Take Ethics into Consideration"
InfoQ, March 8, 2018
Interview with Circonus CEO and ACM Practitioners Board member Theo Schlossnagle.

"Tech luminaries we lost in 2017 "
Computerworld, December 29, 2017
Overview of tech luminaries who passed away in 2017 lists ACM Fellows Robert W. Taylor and Peter Wegner, ACM’s first female president Jean Sammet, and ACM Turing Award recipients Chuck Thacker and Charles Bachman.

"The Computer Scientist Who Prefers Paper"
The Atlantic, December 2017
Former ACM President and USACM Co-chair Barbara Simons continues to work on electronic voting security issues.

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