ACM has three distinct member grades to recognize the professional accomplishments of our members:
Senior Member recognizes those ACM members, with at least 10 years of professional experience, that have demonstrated performance and accomplishment that set them apart. The list of recipients is found on: http://awards.acm.org/homepage.cfm?awd=159
Distinguished Engineer, Scientist, or Member recognizes those ACM members, with at least 15 years of professional experience that have made significant accomplishments or achieved a significant impact on the computing field. The list of recipients is found on:http://awards.acm.org/homepage.cfm?awd=157
Fellow is ACM's most prestigious member grade recognizing 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. The list of recipients is found on: http://fellows.acm.org/homepage.cfm?srt=all
Distinguished Engineer, Scientist, or Member
All nominations for advanced ACM member grades must be made through the ACM Web site:
Senior Members are self-nominating (www.acm.org/seniormember)
Distinguished Engineers, Scientists, Members can be self-nominating or may be nominated by a current ACM Professional Member http://amg.acm.org/public/distinguishedmember/nomination.cfm)
Fellows must be nominated by an ACM Professional Member (http://amg.acm.org/public/fellows/nomination.cfm)
Senior Member nominations and endorsements must be received by May 31, 2008. Nominations are on a quarterly basis: May 31, 2008; Aug. 31, 2008; Nov. 30, 2008; Feb. 28, 2009.
Distinguished Engineer, Scientist, Member nominations and endorsements must be received by July 31, 2008.
Fellow nominations and endorsements must be received by Sept. 9, 2008.
ACM Senior Members and Distinguished Members will receive a certificate and a specially annotated ACM membership card. There will be an announcement on the ACM Web site and in Communications of the ACM listing the names of the Senior Members and Distinguished Members.
ACM Fellows will receive a certificate, a specially annotated ACM membership card and an ACM Fellow lapel pin. Their names will be listed in an issue of Communications of the ACM and a letter of recognition will be sent to the chief executive at the Fellow's place of employment. Formal induction ceremonies and presentation of Fellow certificates and pins will take place at the next annual ACM Awards Banquet.
Please send any questions you may have about the Senior Member, Distinguished Member or Fellows Programs to:
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