Xu Named 2010 ACM Distinguished Scientist

October 28, 2010

Jun "Jim" Xu, associate professor in the School of Computer Science, has been named an Association of Computing Machinery (ACM) Distinguished Scientist in its 2010 list of new Distinguished Members.

The Distinguished Member Grade recognizes those ACM members with at least 15 years of professional experience and five years of continuous Professional Membership who have achieved significant accomplishments or have made a significant impact on the computing field.

Xu’s current research focuses on the design and analysis of network algorithmics with significant intellectual and commercial impacts, focusing on five areas: network data streaming; hardware/software primitives for network algorithmics; analysis of data collected by network measurement algorithmics; lower bound and tradeoffs in networking; and network security algorithmics. He is affiliated with the Center for Experimental Research in Computer Systems (CERCS).

Xu becomes the College of Computing’s third ACM Distinguished Scientist, joining associate professors Beki Grinter and Keith Edwards of the School of Interactive Computing, who earned the honor in 2009.