IBM Research Fourth 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:

Major Award/Medal/Prize

  • Chieko Asakawa: Achievement Award, Society of Women Engineers, 11/2010
  • Jan Camenisch: SIGSAC Outstanding Innovation Award, ACM, 10/2010
  • David Ferrucci: Fred Arditti Innovation Award, Chicago Mercantile Exchange, 10/2010
  • Alan Gara: Seymour Cray Computer Engineering Award, IEEE: Computer Society, 11/2010
  • John E. Kelly III: Frederik Philips Award, IEEE, 12/2010

Fellow – Science/Technology Societies

  • Daniel Dias: IEEE, 11/2010
  • Brenda Dietrich: INFORMS, 11/2010
  • Arun Hampapur: IEEE, 11/2010
  • Arun Iyengar: IEEE, 11/2010
  • Dharmendra Modha: IEEE, 11/2010
  • James Stathis: IEEE, 11/2010
  • Tanveer Syeda-Mahmood: IEEE, 11/2010
  • David Ugar: ACM, 11/2010
  • Shumin Zhai: ACM, 11/2010


  • Matthew Arnold, Stephen Fink, David Grove, Michael Hind, Peter Sweeney: Most Influential OOPSLA Paper Award, ACM, 10/2010
  • David Bacon: First Decade High Impact Papers, CASCON, 11/2010
  • Peter Bak: VAST Challenge Award, IEEE Visual Analytics in Science and Technology, 10/2010
  • Josephine Cheng: Alumnus of the Year, UCLA, 11/2010
  • Brenda Dietrich: WORMS Award for the Advancement of Women, INFORMS, 11/2010
  • Kyu-hyoun Kim: JEDEC, 11/2010
  • Prabhakar Kudva: Region 1 Award, IEEE, 9/2010
  • Tessa Lau: New Media IT Leadership Award, Women of Color, 10/2010
  • Brian Lynch: President’s Volunteer Service Award, Golden’s Bridge Fire Department, 11/2010
  • Prasenjit Sarkar, Karan Gupta, Reshu Jain, Himabindu Pucha, Dinesh Subhraveti: Supercomputing Storage Winner, IEEE/ACM, 11/2010
  • Mayank Sharma, Aleksandra Mojsilovic, Yingdong Lu, Mark Squillante, Jianying Hu, Ta-Hsin Li, Heng Cao, Chen Jiang, Tarun Kumar, Yang Liu, Shilpa Mahatma, Yichong Yu: Daniel H. Wagner Prize, INFORMS, 11/2010
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