IBM Research Second Quarter 2010 External Honors

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External recognition demonstrates IBM Research’s continuing contribution to the company and to the scientific community. Several researchers, past and present, were recognized during the quarter:

Member – Major Honorary Academy

  • Fran Allen: National Academy of Science, 04/2010

Major Award/Medal/Prize

  • Bijan Davari: IEEE Andrew S. Grove Award, 06/2010
  • Nicholas Donofrio: IRI Medal, 05/2010
  • Erich Gamma, John Vlissides: ACM SIGSOFT Outstanding Research Award, 05/2010
  • Craig B Gentry: ACM Doctoral Dissertation Award, 06/2010
  • John E Kelly III: IEEE Frederik Philips Award, 06/2010
  • Ghavam Shahidi: IEEE Cledo Brunetti Award, 06/2010

Fellow – Science/Technology Societies

  • Jerry Tersoff: Materials Research Society Fellow, 04/2010

President – Science/Technology Societies

  • Christophe P Rossel: Swiss Physical Society, 06/2010


  • Philipp Eib: Willi-Studer Prize, ETH Zuerich, 05/2010
  • Craig B Gentry: PET Award, Privacy Enhancing Technologies Symposium, 07/2010
  • Tyrone W Grandison: Technical Achievement Award, IEEE Computer Society, 06/2010
  • Laura Haas: Women of Influence in Silicon Valley, San Jose/Silicon Valley BusinessJournal, 04/2010
  • Nikolai Joukov: Recognition of outstanding service as chair of IEEE CS TCOS, IEEE Computer Society, 06/2010
  • Yardena Peres, Igor Kostirev, Alex Melament, Noam Shmueli, Edward Vitkin: Computerworld Honors Program Laureate, The Computerworld Honors Program, 06/2010
  • Dulce Ponceleon: Tribute to Women (TWIN) Awards, YWCA of Silicon Valley, 05/2010
  • Cliff Sze: SIGDA Technical Leadership Award, ACM, 06/2010
  • Patrick Wagstrom: Industry Studies Dissertation Award, Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, 05/2010
  • Olaf Zimmermann: SATURN New Directions Presentation Award, IEEE Software, 05/2010
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