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30March, 2021

ACM Update – March 2021

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Computer History Museum Honors Tech Legend Raj Reddy

ACM A.M. Turing Award recipient Raj Reddy of Carnegie Mellon University is one of the Computer History Museum’s 2021 Fellow Award honorees.

Reddy is the Moza Bint Nasser University Professor of Computer Science and Robotics at Carnegie Mellon University. The Computer History Museum’s Fellow Awards recognize extraordinary individuals for […]

30March, 2021

ACM Upcoming Online Conferences and Events – April 2021

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ACM-CHIL 2021, April 8 to 9

 The ACM Conference on Health, Inference, and Learning targets a cross-disciplinary representation of clinicians and researchers in machine learning, health policy, causality, fairness, and other related areas. Keynotes will be delivered by Regina Barzilay (MIT), Narges Razavian (New York University), Mark Sendak (Duke University), Alan Karthikesalingam (Google), Maia Jacobs (Northwestern University) […]

26February, 2021

ACM Update – February 2021

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ACM Europe Tech Policy Leaders Lend Expertise to European Policy Panels

Leaders of the ACM Europe Technology Policy Committee were featured presenters at two European policy events organised in February by the Science|Business Network (S|B).

ACM Europe TPC Chair Chris Hankin joined six experts from the European Commission, private sector, and academia for a webinar on AI: […]

30January, 2021

ACM Names 2020 Fellows

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ACM has named 95 members ACM Fellows for contributions in areas including artificial intelligence, cloud computing, computer graphics, computational biology, data science, human-computer interaction, software engineering, theoretical computer science, and virtual reality, among others.

The accomplishments of the 2020 ACM Fellows have driven innovations that ushered in significant improvements across many areas of technology, industry, and personal life. […]

30January, 2021

ACM – Update for January 2021

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First Recipient of CCF/ACM Artificial Intelligence Award Announced

The CCF-ACM Artificial Intelligence Award, established last year by the Chinese Computer Federation and ACM, is awarded to professionals who have made outstanding contributions to the theory, technology, or application of artificial intelligence and worked in China at the time of the award. The inaugural winner for 2020 […]

23December, 2020

CCF Honors ACM CEO Vicki Hanson with Honorary Membership

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The China Computer Federation has bestowed honorary membership on ACM’s CEO Vicki Hanson. The CCF Honorary Membership is awarded to people who are not CCF members but made great contributions to CCF, or to collaborations between CCF and other organisations. During the past 10 years of ACM’s collaboration with CCF, Hanson made great efforts to […]

23December, 2020

ACM Names 2020 Distinguished Members

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ACM has named 64 Distinguished Members for outstanding contributions to the field. All 2020 inductees are longstanding ACM members and were selected by their peers for a range of accomplishments that have contributed to technologies that move the computing field forward.

“The active participation of ACM members, in our organisation, and in the field more broadly, […]

26November, 2020

ACM Update – November 2020

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Gordon Bell Prizes Awarded at SC20 Conference

A nine-member research team from Chinese and American institutions was awarded the 2020 ACM Gordon Bell Prize for introducing Deep Potential Molecular Dynamics (DPMD), a new machine learning-based protocol that can simulate a more than one nanosecond-long trajectory of over 100 million atoms per day. They were recognised for their project, […]

29October, 2020

Updates from ACM – October 2020

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Vivek Sarkar Named 2020 ACM-IEEE CS Ken Kennedy Award Recipient

ACM and the IEEE Computer Society (IEEE-CS) have named Vivek Sarkar of Georgia Institute of Technology as the recipient of the 2020 ACM-IEEE CS Ken Kennedy Award. Sarkar was recognised for foundational technical contributions to the area of programmability and productivity in parallel computing, as well as […]

30September, 2020

Updates from ACM – September 2020

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HLF 2020 Virtual Conference Features Interviews with ACM Award Recipients, Hot Topic Panel on Healthcare

 The 2020 Heidelberg Laureate Forum, held virtually on 21-25 September, provides an informal venue for 200 selected young researchers to exchange ideas with renowned laureates in mathematics and computer science. Recently-elected ACM President Gabriele Kotsis opened the Forum and interviewed 2019 […]