Bruce Croft selected for induction to the ACM SIGIR Academy

CICS Distinguished Professor and CIIR Director Bruce Croft was selected as an inaugural inductee to the ACM SIGIR Academy. According to the ACM SIGIR, this award honors and recognizes researchers "who have made significant, cumulative contributions to the development of the field of information retrieval and have influenced the research of others."

The SIGIR Academy inductees are presented at the ACM SIGIR conference in the year of their induction. "Selected annually, these are the principal leaders of the field, whose efforts have shaped the discipline and/or industry through significant research, innovation, and/or service."