ACM’s Europe Technology Policy Committee has issued detailed principles and practices for the development and deployment of contact tracing technologies intended to track and arrest the spread of COVID-19. Europe TPC’s statement calls on governments that adopt such systems to choose “only those which, by technical and legal design: respect and protect the rights of […]
ACM has announced the recipients of three prestigious technical awards for 2019. These leaders were selected by their peers for making contributions that extend the boundaries of research, advance industry, and lay the foundation for technologies that transform society.
Paul Mockapetris is the recipient of the ACM Software System Award for development of the Domain Name […]
ACM has recognized three individuals with awards for their exemplary service to the computing field. Working in diverse areas, the 2019 award recipients were selected by their peers for longstanding efforts that have strengthened the community. This year’s ACM award recipients made seminal contributions in areas including textbooks and educational tools, bibliographic resources, and advancing […]
New ACM Report Offers Comprehensive Resource for Organising and Running Virtual Conferences in Wake of COVID-19
Science and technology conferences are engines of innovation—essential to the incubation of new ideas, the dissemination of research, and the spawning of new technologies.
However, this year, with no warning, conferences around the globe are finding themselves in uncharted waters as the global COVID-19 pandemic makes physical meetings impossible.
To help organisers cope, ACM has issued a […]
Open Access to ACM Digital Library During Coronavirus Pandemic
ACM President Cherri Pancake has announced that the ACM Digital Library will be open to all through to the end of June 2020.
“We believe that ACM can help support research, discovery and learning during this time of crisis by opening the ACM Digital Library to all,” she […]
ACM has named Patrick M. (Pat) Hanrahan and Edwin E. (Ed) Catmull recipients of the 2019 ACM A.M. Turing Award for fundamental contributions to 3-D computer graphics, and the revolutionary impact of these techniques on computer-generated imagery (CGI) in filmmaking and other applications.
Ed Catmull and Pat Hanrahan have fundamentally influenced the field of computer graphics […]
As you are aware, the World Health Organization has officially declared the novel coronavirus COVID-19 a pandemic. This global health crisis is a unique challenge that has impacted many ACM members and the computing community and world at large. We would like to express our concern and support for all who are affected by this […]
The ACM Special Interest Group on Economics and Computation (SIGecom), with financial support from Facebook, is announcing a request for proposals (RFP) called “Global Challenges in Economics and Computation.” The RFP will provide $150K in funding to aspiring researchers from low- and middle-income countries to apply research in economics and computation (EconCS) to help achieve […]
ACM SIGHPC/Intel Computational and Data Science Fellowships
If you are a graduate student in data science and computational science, you are encouraged to apply for the ACM SIGHPC/Intel Computational and Data Science Fellowships, an international program of graduate fellowships created by SIGHPC, ACM’s Special Interest Group on High Performance Computing, and Intel. The ACM Fellowships aim […]
ACM Transactions on Computing for Healthcare (HEALTH)
ACM Transactions on Computing for Healthcare (HEALTH) is a new journal envisioned as the premier publication of high-quality research on how computing is improving healthcare. HEALTH is multidisciplinary in scope, intersecting computer science, electrical and computer engineering, mechanical engineering, biomedical engineering, behavioral and social science, psychology, and the health […]