LOS ALAMITOS, Calif., 23 March 2022 – The IEEE Computer Society (IEEE CS) announces the inaugural 2021 Class of Distinguished Contributors, which recognizes members for their technical contributions to the Computer Society and their profession at large.
Established in 2021, the IEEE CS Distinguished Contributor Recognition Program is open to all IEEE CS members, including Affiliates, and is designed to recognize members’ contributions to the Computer Society as well as other accomplishments and achievements to the computing profession.
“The Computer Society is proud to recognize the inaugural recipients of the Distinguished Contributor Recognition Program that was established during the 50th anniversary of the Society,” said Edward Addy, the chair of the Membership Awards and Recognition Committee. “These awardees have demonstrated technical achievements and contributions that exemplify our goal of leading the global technical community and contributing to the development and application of technology to improve global conditions. Each recipient has made a broad range of technical contributions during a decade or more of volunteer service within the Society. Congratulations to each for this well-deserved recognition.”
Listed below are the names of the 2021 Class of IEEE Computer Society Distinguished Contributors. Those with a * denote Charter Members. These individuals, along with all Computer Society members who have earned the distinction of IEEE Fellow and those who have been awarded an IEEE Computer Society named Technical Award, who meet the minimum length of membership requirement, are also being recognized as IEEE Computer Society Distinguished Contributors.
The 2021 inaugural Class of Distinguished Contributors:
Ahn, Jung Ho
Donoso Meisel, Yezid Enrique*
Duarte, Carlos Henrique Cabral*
Fahmy, Hossam M.A.*
Heaton, Jeff Heaton
Hinds, Chris N.
Jaatun, Martin Gilje
Jabbbar, Meerja Akhil
Jorge, Joaquim Armando Pires
Kassim, Mohamed Rawidean Mohd*
Leung, Carson K.
Miller, Gloria J.
Ozdemir, Hasan Timucin
Pederson, Torben Bach
Rahman, M Sohel*
Shukla, Sandeep Kumar*
Sood, Daman Dev
van Hemert, Jano
van Steen, Maarten*
Applicants were evaluated on contributions made in the following areas:
- Awards and keynotes
- Standards, patents, working groups, and government advisory
- Tutorials and training
- Change management, corporate contributions, and [other] engineering
Key Dates for 2022 Submission:
- Applications Open: 16 August 2022
- Application Deadline: 15 October 2022
- Applicants Notified: Mid December
For more information on the program, visit the Distinguished Contributors page. The Distinguished Contributor Program is a recognition program and is not an IEEE member grade. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
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