Tamassia named ACM fellow
Roberto Tamassia, professor of computer science at Brown University, was named a 2012 ACM Fellow for his contributions to computing by the Association for Computing Machinery on Dec. 11. Tamassia, one of 52 new fellows, was recognized for his work in graph drawing, algorithms, data structures, and computer science education. Now in its 19th year, the award recognizes people for contributions in computing that advance technology in healthcare, cyber security, science, communications, entertainment, business, and education. Earlier this year, Tamassia was also elected a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.