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November 14, 2018

Shen Named Distinguished Member of the ACM

Congratulations to Dr. Xipeng Shen, professor of computer science in the NC State Computer Science Department, on being named a 2018 Distinguished Member of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM).

The ACM has named 49 Distinguished Members for their contributions to the field of computing.  The Distinguished Member Grade recognizes those ACM members with at least 15 years of professional experience and five years of continuous Professional Membership who have achieved significant accomplishments or have made a significant impact on the computing field.  The 2018 ACM Distinguished Members are exemplars for their peers, and represent ACM’s worldwide geographic reach, as well as the exciting range of subdisciplines that constitute today’s technology landscape.

The 2018 ACM Distinguished Members work at leading universities, corporations and research institutions around the world.  They represent countries including Australia, Canada, Chile, China, France, Germany, Japan, New Zealand, Singapore, Sweden, the United States and the United Kingdom.  These innovators have made contributions in a wide range of technical areas including algorithms, artificial intelligence, computer architecture, computer science education, cybersecurity, graphics, human-computer interaction, and networking.

The ACM Distinguished Member program recognizes up to 10 percent of ACM worldwide membership based on professional experience as well as significant achievements in the computing field.  To see a complete list of winners, click here.



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