In recognition of his contributions to the fields of computing and information technology, University of Pittsburgh professor of computer science Panos K. Chrysanthis was selected as a 2010 Distinguished Scientist of the Association of Computing Machinery (ACM), the world's largest educational and scientific computing society. Chrysanthis is the first Pitt Scientist to receive this distinction.
The Distinguished Members program recognizes ACM members with at least 15 years of professional experience who have helped advance the practical and theoretical aspects of computing. The 2010 honorees comprised 47 computer scientists and engineers from corporations and academic institutions worldwide, including Carnegie Mellon University, Hewlett Packard, IBM, Pierre and Marie Curie University in Paris, Purdue University, the University of California and the University of Virginia.
- ACM news release
- Pitt Professor Panos K. Chrysanthis Recognized as a 2010 ACM Distinguished Scientist for Longtime, Innovative Computing Research (University Times, 23 November 2010)
- School of Arts and Sciences Snapshot (December 2010, Issue 8)
- School of Arts and Sciences News
- Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (January 14, 2011)