Awards for SIGMM members

March 2010

Distinguished Member Grade to Yong Rui

Dr. Yong Rui, General Co-Chair of ACM Multimedia 2009, became one of 58 ACM Distinguished Scientists inducted in 2009 for contribution in multimedia analysis, indexing and retrieval. The Distinguished Member Grade recognizes those ACM members with at least 15 years of professional experience and 5 years of continuous Professional Membership who have achieved significant accomplishments or have made a significant impact on the computing field.


IEEE Fellowship for Yong Rui

Dr. Yong Rui, Director of Microsoft Research China R&D, was elevated to a Fellow of IEEE.

The IEEE Grade of Fellow is conferred by the Board of Directors upon a person with an extraordinary record of accomplishments in any of the IEEE fields of interest and is a recognition of a member's technical, educational, and leadership achievements.

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