Dr. Panos Chrysanthis, professor of computer science and and a founder and director of the Advanced Data Management Technologies Laboratory, was selected as part of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Computer Society's inaugural 2021 Class of Distinguished Contributors. The IEEE CS Distinguished Contributor Recognition Program, which recognizes members for their technical contributions to the Computer Society and their profession at large, began in 2021.
“The Computer Society is proud to recognize the inaugural recipients of the Distinguished Contributor Recognition Program that was established during the 50th anniversary of the Society,” said Edward Addy, the chair of the Membership Awards and Recognition Committee. “These awardees have demonstrated technical achievements and contributions that exemplify our goal of leading the global technical community and contributing to the development and application of technology to improve global conditions. Each recipient has made a broad range of technical contributions during a decade or more of volunteer service within the Society. Congratulations to each for this well-deserved recognition.”