John D. Gannon, Nicholas Roussopoulos, Richard K. Furuta and Mark Weiser
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Personal Webpage: http://www.cs.umd.edu/~nick/
Field Committee: Database Systems
– Ph.D.: University of Toronto, 1977
– Asst Professor 1981-1985
– Assoc Professor 1985-1991
– Professor, 1991-,
– Member of the Space Science Board Committee on Data Management and Computation,
– Member of the Advisory Board of the Air Force VSHIC program on ”Engineering
Information Systems,” 1986-1989.
– Guest Editor of the special issue of IEEE Computer Magazine, on ”Future Directions
on Database Systems-Architectures for Information Engineering,” December 1986.
– Elected Member of the Board Trustees of the VLDB Endowment 1990-1996.
– Guest Co-editor of the special issue of Information Systems, on ”Knowledge Engineering,”
– Recipient of the ”Best Paper Award,” IEE/CS 14th International Conference on
Distributed Computing Systems, Poznan, Poland, June 1994.
– Emeriti Member of the Board Trustees of the VLDB Endowment, 1996.
– Recipient of the ”10 Year Award for the most influential paper of VLDB 1987,”
International Conference on Very Large Databases, August 1997.
– Recipient of the ”Best Paper Award,” ACM-SIGMOD International Conference on
Management of Data, Philadelphia, May 31-June 3, 1999.
– Keynote Speaker at the Second ACM International Workshop on Data Warehousing
and OLAP, Kansas City, Missouri, November 6, 1999.
– Fellow of the Association for Computing Machinery, 2001.
– Keynote Speaker at the Second Greek Symposiumon DataBase Management, Athens,
September 4-5, 2003