Prof. Graham Cormode of the Department of Computer Science has been
named among the 2020 Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) Fellows,
for contributions to computer science. The ACM is the world's leading
learned society for computer science.
Prof. Cormode is recognized for his contributions to data summarization
and privacy enabling data management and analysis. His work on data
streams and sketching has been widely implemented in many high tech
companies and organizations.
He is among 95 ACM Fellows, representing universities, corporations and
research centres around the world, who are celebrated for their
wide-ranging and fundamental contributions in areas including artificial
intelligence, cloud computing, computer graphics, virtual reality, and more.
The ACM Fellows programme recognises the top 1% of ACM members for their
outstanding accomplishments in computing and information technology
and/or outstanding service to ACM and the larger computing community.
Fellows are nominated by their peers, with nominations reviewed by a
distinguished selection committee.
ACM President Gabriele Kotsis said: "The 2020 ACM Fellows have
demonstrated excellence across many disciplines of computing. These men
and women have made pivotal contributions to technologies that are
transforming whole industries, as well as our personal lives. We fully
expect that these new ACM Fellows will continue in the vanguard in their
For more information Prof. Cormode's work, see this article from 2017.