2010 ACM FELLOWS
ACM has recognized 41 of its members for their contributions to computing and computer science that have provided fundamental knowledge to the field and generated multiple innovations in industry, commerce, entertainment, and education. The 2010 ACM Fellows, from the world’s leading universities, corporations, and research labs, achieved accomplishments that are driving the innovations necessary to sustain competitiveness in the digital age.
The ACM Fellows who contribute to database community inducted in 2010 include:
Amr El Abbadi (University of California at Santa Barbara)
For contributions to scalable and fault-tolerant data management protocols.
- Christos Faloutsos (Carnegie Mellon University)
For contributions to data mining, indexing, fractals, and power laws.
- Donald Kossmann (ETH Zurich, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology)
For advances in XML data management and distributed information systems.
- S. Muthukrishnan (Rutgers University / Google Inc.)
For contributions to efficient algorithms for string matching, data streams, and internet ad auctions.
- Frank Tompa (University of Waterloo)
For contributions to text-dominated and semi-structured data management.
You can read the official press release at http://www.acm.org/press-room/news-releases/2010/fellows-2010. For more information on the ACM Fellows program, please visit: http://fellows.acm.org.
ACM has three distinct member grades to recognize the professional accomplishments of our members:
- Fellows: ACM's most prestigious member grade 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. Candidates for Fellow must have 5 years of continuous Professional Membership.
- Distinguished Member: 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.
- Senior Member: The Senior Member Grade recognizes those ACM members with at least 10 years of professional experience and 5 years of continuous Professional Membership who have demonstrated performance that sets them apart from their peers.