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Joanna Isabelle Olszewska is an Assistant Professor (Lecturer) at University of the West of Scotland, and leads research in algorithms and software for Intelligent Vision Systems. She is an IEEE Senior Member, a member of the IEEE Global Initiative for Ethical Considerations in Artificial Intelligence and Autonomous Systems, and a BCS Fellow. She has been a TPC member for over 80 international conferences such as IJCAI and chaired over 60 conference/workshop sessions.
The ACM Student Research Competition is an internationally recognized venue enabling undergraduate and graduate students to experience the research world, share research results and exchange ideas, rub shoulders with academic and industry luminaries, understand the practical applications of their research and gain recognition.
Thomas Zimmermann is a Senior Principal Researcher in the Productivity and Intelligence and Software Analysis and Intelligence groups at Microsoft Research. His research interests include software engineering, data science, and recommender systems. Zimmermann is the Chair of the ACM Special Interest Group on Software Engineering (SIGSOFT). He has received numerous awards, including seven Ten Year Most Influential Paper awards at various conferences as well as five SIGSOFT Distinguished Paper Awards. He was recently named an ACM Fellow for contributions to mining software repositories and defect prediction.
Éva Tardos is a Professor and Chair of the Department of Computer Science at Cornell University and is one of the most influential leaders in the field of theoretical computer science. Her honors include receiving the IEEE John von Neumann Medal, the Fulkerson Prize, the George B. Dantzig Prize, the Van Wijngaarden Award, and the Gödel Prize. From 2015 until 2021, she served as Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of the ACM (JACM). Tardos was recently named the 2022–2023 ACM Athena Lecturer for fundamental research contributions and for her dedicated mentoring and service.
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You can use your technical skills for social good and offer volunteer support on software development projects to organizations who could not otherwise afford it. SocialCoder connects volunteer programmers/software developers with registered charities and helps match them to suitable projects based on their skills, experience, and the causes they care about. Learn more about ACM’s new partnership with SocialCoder, and how you can get involved.
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In her blog post for Computer Weekly's WITsend blog, ACM President Vicki Hanson discusses ACM's all-female leadership team, how diversity is helping to redefine what a computing professional is, and how the digital world is expanding career opportunities for non-technical people. "While most will not become expert, basic skills will be required for them to be effective in their careers and to deal with the myriad of online offerings for communication, entertainment, retail, and government services," she says.
ACM congratulates Neil Croll, the Lead Enterprise Architect at ON Semiconductor, who won the 2020-2021 Ambassadors for ACM Grand Prize, a Google Pixel Slate. Winning the 2nd Grand Prize (Apple AirPods Pro) was Vagisha Jain, Executive Board Member, UPES ACM and ACM-W Student Chapters, University of Petroleum and Energy Studies.
Top Ambassadors for ACM
ACM is pleased to announce the following top recruiters in the Ambassadors for ACM member recruitment program for the third quarter of the 2021-2022 program year:
- January: Munish Sabharwal
- February: Divya B
- March: Pratik Gade
These members each received gifts from ACM acknowledging their initiative in sharing the importance of ACM's valuable programs. Learn more about rules, recruitment tips and tools, and prizes.
The Distinguished Speakers Program (DSP) is one of ACM's most valued outreach programs, providing universities, corporations, event and conference planners, and local ACM chapters with direct access to top technology leaders and innovators from nearly every sector of the computing industry. ACM will cover the cost of transportation for the speaker to travel to your event.
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