Professor Souvaine Named ACM Fellow

Professor Souvaine Named ACM Fellow

On Dec., 8, 2011, Professor Diane Souvaine was named a ACM Fellow for "contributions to computational geometry and for service on behalf of the computing community."

Souvaine was one of 46 ACM members recognized for their contributions to computing that have provided fundamental knowledge to the computing field and generated multiple technology advances in industry, commerce, healthcare, entertainment, and education. The 2011 ACM Fellows, from the world's leading universities, corporations, and research labs, are helping to drive the innovations that will sustain competitiveness in the digital age.

"These women and men, who are some of the leading thinkers and practitioners in computer science and engineering, are changing how the world lives and works," said ACM President Alain Chesnais. "They have mastered the tools of computing and computer science to address the many significant challenges that confront populations across the globe. These international luminaries are responsible for solutions that are transforming our society for the better-in healthcare, communications, cybersecurity, robotics, commerce, industry, and entertainment."

ACM will formally recognize the 2011 Fellows at its annual Awards Banquet on June 16, 2012 in San Francisco, Calif. Additional information about the ACM 2011 Fellows, the awards event, as well as previous ACM Fellows and award winners is available at www.acm.org/awards<http://www.acm.org/awards>.