Prof. Shing-Chi CHEUNG and Prof. Pan HUI elected as ACM Distinguished Scientists

CSE faculty members Prof. Shing-Chi Cheung and Prof. Pan Hui are elected as ACM Distinguished Scientists.

They were included as one of the 45 Distinguished Members for their individual contributions to the field of computing. Their achievements are considered to have advanced the science, engineering and education of computer, and highlight the growing role of computing in the major technological advances shaping the society today.

The 2016 ACM Distinguished Members work at leading universities, corporations and research institutions around the world, including Austria, Brazil, Canada, China, Hong Kong, India, Italy, Korea, Japan, the Netherlands, Singapore, Spain, the United Kingdom, and the United States. These trailblazers have made contributions in a wide range of technical areas including computer science education, data privacy, security, computer networking, machine learning, distributed systems, multimedia computing, human-computer interaction, programming languages, mobile and wireless networks, database management, information retrieval, computational biology, molecular computing, and software engineering, among others.

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.

Congratulations to Prof. Cheung and Prof. Hui!