Computer Science Faculty Named 2010 ACM Fellows


AUSTIN, Texas—Computer scientists Lorenzo Alvisi, Michael Dahlin and Raymond Mooney have been named 2010 Fellows of the Association for Computing Machinery for their contributions to computer science that have provided fundamental knowledge to the field and generated innovations in industry, commerce, entertainment and education.

The 41 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.

Lorenzo Alvisi, professor of computer science and co-director of the Laboratory for Advanced System Research, was recognized for his contributions to fault-tolerant distributed computing, bridging theory and practice.

Michael Dahlin, professor of computer science and co-director of the Laboratory for Advanced System Research, was recognized for his contributions to the science and engineering of large-scale distributed computer systems.

Raymond Mooney, professor of computer science and member of the Artificial Intelligence Laboratory, was recognized for his contributions to machine learning and natural language processing.

ACM will formally recognize the three faculty members at its annual awards banquet on June 2011 in San Jose, California.

Additional information about the ACM 2010 Fellows, the awards event, and previous ACM Fellows and award winners is available at www.acm.org/awards.

By: Lee Clippard | TexasScience | Posted: Wednesday, December 8th, 2010