Rosa Maria Badia, ACM Recognizes as a 2021 Distinguished Members

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Rosa Maria Badia, professor at FIB, is recognized as a Distinguished Member for Pivotal Educational, Engineering and Scientific Contributions by the Association of Computing Machinery (ACM).

ACM, the Association for Computing Machinery, is the world's largest educational and scientific computing society, uniting educators, researchers and professionals to inspire dialogue, share resources and address the field's challenges.

The ACM has named 63 Distinguished Members for outstanding contributions, among them, Rosa M. Badia, professor of the Department of Computer Architecture at FIB and manager of the Workflows and Distributed Computing at Barcelona Supercomputing Center-Centro Nacional de Supercomputación.

The new class of Distinguished Members made advancements in areas including bioinformatics, computer architecture, computer graphics, data science, human-computer interaction, networking and distributed systems, semantic web research, security, and software engineering, among many other areas.

To be nominated, a candidate must have at least 15 years of professional experience in the computing field, five years of professional ACM membership in the last 10 years, and have achieved a significant level of accomplishment, or made a significant impact in the field of computing, computer science or information technology. A Distinguished Member is expected to have served as a mentor and role model by guiding technical career development and contributing to the field beyond the norm.