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Two MCSD Staff Members Recognized by Computing Society

October 2006

Two NIST staff members were recently honored as Distinguished Scientists by the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM). Ronald Boisvert, Chief of the NIST Mathematical and Computational Sciences Division (MCSD), and Dianne O'Leary, a faculty appointee in MCSD from the University of Maryland, were included in a group of 49 professionals in ACM's inaugural class of distinguished members. The ACM Distinguished Membership Program, launched this year, recognizes members with at least 15 years of professional experience who have have achieved a significant impact on the computing field. Other institutions with distinguished members among the 49 include IBM, Sun Microsystems, HP Labs, Yahoo, Microsoft Research, Intel, Google, University of Minnesota, the University of California, the University of Texas at Austin, Carnegie Mellon, Rutgers, Yale, and others. Founded in 1947, ACM is the world's oldest and largest educational and scientific computing society.

(bullet) Ronald F. Boisvert (NIST/MCSD)
See also:
(bullet) ACM Press release.
(bullet) Ronald Boisvert's home page
(bullet) Dianne O'Leary's home page

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