CIIR Alums named 2022 ACM Distinguished Members

Congratulations to CIIR alums Michael Bendersky, Chirag Shah, Matt Lease, and CICS professor Gerome Miklau for being named to the 2022 class of ACM Distinguished Members. According to ACM, "the ACM Distinguished Member program recognizes up to 10 percent of ACM worldwide membership based on professional experience and significant achievements in the computing field. To be nominated, a candidate must have at least 15 years of professional experience in the computing field, five years of professional ACM membership in the last 10 years, and must have achieved a significant level of accomplishment or made a significant impact in the field of computing. A Distinguished Member is expected to have served as a mentor and role model by guiding technical career development and contributing to the field beyond the norm."