Mellor-Crummey named Association for Computing Machinery fellow

John Mellor-Crummey

John Mellor-Crummey

John Mellor-Crummey, a professor of computer science and of electrical and computer engineering, has been named a fellow of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) for his contributions to parallel and high-performance computing.

Mellor-Crummey is one 50 ACM members from universities, corporations and research labs so honored by ACM for 2013. His research focuses on software technology for high-performance computing, including performance analysis, performance modeling, parallelizing compilers, programming tools and applications of high-performance computing to science, engineering and medicine. He has published more than 115 scholarly papers.

The ACM, the world’s largest educational and scientific computing society, recognizes the top 1 percent of its members for outstanding accomplishments in computing and information technology and/or outstanding service to ACM and the larger computing community.

ACM will formally recognize Mellor-Crummey and the other 2013 fellows at its annual awards banquet June 21 in San Francisco.


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