Computer science faculty member named distinguished scientist

Anand Sivasubramaniam, professor of computer science and engineering at Penn State, has been named a 2010 Distinguished Scientist by the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM).

The ACM Distinguished Member Recognition Program, initiated in 2006, recognizes those ACM members with at least 15 years of professional experience who have made significant accomplishments or achieved a significant impact on the computing field. The program represents the top 10 percent of ACM worldwide membership based on professional experience as well as significant achievements in the computing field. ACM's current worldwide membership exceeds 96,000.

Recipients of the honor include computer scientists and engineers from some of the world's leading corporations, research labs and universities who made significant advances in technology that are having lasting impacts on the lives of people across the globe.

Sivasubramaniam's research interests are computer architecture, operating systems, performance evaluation and the application of expertise on these topics to the areas of parallel and distributed computing, network-based computing, multimedia, spatial databases, resource-constrained computing and enterprise systems.

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Last Updated October 26, 2010