Yuriy Brun and Charles C. Weems Jr., both associate professors in the College of Information and Computer Sciences, have been selected as 2019 Distinguished Members of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM).
The ACM Distinguished Member program recognizes up to 10% of ACM worldwide membership based on professional experience as well as significant achievements in the computing field. To be nominated, a candidate must have at least 15 years of professional experience in the computing field, five years of continuous professional ACM membership and have achieved a significant level of accomplishment, or made a significant impact in the field of computing, computer science and/or information technology. In addition, it is expected that a Distinguished Member serves as a mentor and role model, guiding technical career development and contributing to the field beyond the norm.
Brun was selected as a member for his outstanding scientific contributions to computing and Weems was selected for his outstanding educational contributions to computing.
The 62 new Distinguished Members work at leading universities, corporations and research institutions around the world and hail from Canada, China, Germany, Qatar, Singapore, Taiwan, the United Kingdom and the United States.