Karger and Rinard Made ACM Fellows

David Karger and Martin Rinard have been named as ACM Fellows for 2009. Fellowship is an honor conferred in recognition of the achievements in computer science and information technology of outstanding ACM members. Karger was cited for efficient algorithms for combinatorial optimization problems based on randomization, while Rinard’s fellowship was conferred for his contributions to program analysis for parallel computing and techniques for enabling software systems to execute successfully in the face of errors and failures. To read more about the award, and for a full list of honorees, please click here.