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Stack of Microsoft researchers earn distinctions from premier computing society

December 8, 2016 | By Microsoft blog editor

By John Roach, Writer, Microsoft Research

Abigail Sellen, Deputy Directory and Principal Researcher, Microsoft Research Cambridge in the U.K., ACM Fellow

Abigail Sellen, Deputy Director and Principal Researcher, Microsoft Research Cambridge in the U.K., ACM Fellow. Photography, Jonathan Banks

Eight computer scientists at Microsoft research labs around the world have been honored as Fellows of the Association of Computing Machinery, the world’s largest computing society. The organization also named five Microsoft researchers to their list of Distinguished Members.

The honors recognize the individuals’ significant contributions and impact to computer science across a range of disciplines and highlight the “tremendous respect, reputation and visibility of Microsoft researchers in the external scientific and engineering community,” said Jeannette Wing, corporate vice president, Microsoft Research.

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