About the ACM Distinguished Service Award

Awarded on the basis of value and degree of services to the computing community. The contribution should not be limited to service to the Association, but should include activities in other computer organizations and should emphasize contributions to the computing community at large.


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ACM Honors Ramesh Jain with Distinguished Service Award

Ramesh Jain, Professor, University of California, Irvine, receives the ACM Distinguished Service Award for establishing the ACM Special Interest Group on Multimedia Systems (SIGMM), and for outstanding leadership and sustained services to ACM and the computing community for the past four decades. In 1993, Jain organized the first NSF workshop on visual information management systems. He was one of the organizing committee members of the first ACM Multimedia conference, paving the way for the successful establishment of ACM SIGMM.

Photo of ACM Distinguished Service Award recipient Ramesh Jain

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