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Congratulations to New Members of the National Academy of Engineering

Recently the National Academy of Engineering (NAE) announced it has elected 111 members and 22 international members. Several individuals involved with CRA were among those elected:

Mary Czerwinski, partner researcher and research manager, Microsoft Research, Redmond, Wash.
Former CRA Board Member, CIFellows Event Speaker, CCC Workshops
For the application of psychological principles to the design and understanding of human computer interaction

Anna Karlin, Bill and Melinda Gates Chair, Allen School of Computer Science & Engineering, University of Washington, Seattle.
Former CRA-WP Board Member
For contributions to the design and analysis of randomized algorithms and their impact on computer systems and the internet.

Klara Nahrstedt, Grainger Distinguished Chair, Grainger College of Engineering, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.
Former CCC Council and Executive Committee Member
For contributions to managing quality of service in distributed multimedia systems and networks.

Manuela M. Veloso, head, Artificial Intelligence Research, JPMorgan Chase & Co., New York City.
Former CCC Council Member and CRA-W Board Member
For contributions to machine learning and its applications in robotics and the financial services industry.

Telle Whitney, CEO, Telle Whitney Consulting LLC, Scotts Valley, Calif.
Former CRA-W Board Member and CRA A. Nico Habermann Award Winner
For contributions to structured silicon design and for increasing the participation of women in computing careers.

Election to the National Academy of Engineering is among the highest professional distinctions accorded to an engineer. Academy membership honors those who have made outstanding contributions to “engineering research, practice, or education, including, where appropriate, significant contributions to the engineering literature” and to “the pioneering of new and developing fields of technology, making major advancements in traditional fields of engineering, or developing/implementing innovative approaches to engineering education.”

Congratulations to all members of the computing community who were recognized. A complete list and additional details can be accessed from the NAE website here.