ACM appoints ATHENE researcher as Distinguished Member


The Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) has named Prof. Max Mühlhäuser a „Distinguished Member“for his outstanding scientific contributions in computer science. Prof. Mühlhäuser is head of the Telecooperation Lab at the Department of Computer Science at TU Darmstadt, and coordinates the User-centered Security and Privacy (UCSP) research area in ATHENE.

This year, the award was presented to 63 ACM-Members from around the world. Requirements for nomination include at least 15 years of professional experience in computer science and a significant impact of the respective research in the field of computer science or information technology. Distinguished Members are expected to act as mentors and role models and to make outstanding contributions to their fields of research.
The ACM's Distinguished Member program has been in place since 2006, and ATHENE COO Prof. Michael Waidner was named an ACM Distinguished Member in 2008.

According to its own information, the ACM is the world's largest professional society for teaching and research in computer science. It brings together educators, researchers, and individuals from industry with the goal of fostering dialogue, sharing knowledge and resources, and addressing challenges in the field. In addition, ACM supports the career paths of its members, including opportunities for continuing education and networking.

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