Awards for SIGMM members

December 2010

Awards for SIGMM members

ACM Distinguished Scientist

Abdulmotaleb El Saddik named ACM Distinguished Scientist

Abdulmotaleb El Saddik has been named a 2010 Distinguished Scientist by the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM). Professor El Saddik's current research, which provides an excellent bridge between computer science and engineering, is in the area of multimedia communications. In particular, he focuses on the analysis, design and development of haptics audio visual algorithms and of collaborative protocols and applications. He is also a Fellow of IEEE, FEIC and FCAE.


The Distinguished Scientist grade recognizes ACM members who have at least 15 years of professional experience and five years of continuous professional membership, and whose accomplishments in and impact on the computing field have been significant.

ACM TOMCCAP Associate Editor of the Year

Shervin Shirmohammadi receives TOMCCAP Associate Editor of 2010 Award

Professor Shervin Shirmohammadi is selected as the 2010 Associate Editor of the Year for the ACM Transactions on Multimedia Computing, Communications, and Applications.


Photo: Editor-in-Chief Ralf Steinmetz (left) presents the award to Associate Editor Shervin Shirmohammadi (right).

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