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Technical and Professional Honors

2009
INFORMS FellowNimrod Megiddo
Editor-in-Chief ACM Transactions on Computer-Human InteractionShumin Zhai
Best Paper ICDT 2009Phokion Kolaitis
ACM Distinguished Scientist AwardJames Kaufman
ACM Distinguished Engineer AwardTyrone Grandison
ACM Distinguished Scientist AwardMichelle Zhou
2008
Associate Editor/Editorial Board:
Associate Editor, VLDB Journal, 01/2008 Peter Haas
Full Editor, Journal of Computer and System Sciences, 12/2007 Ronald Fagin
Associate Editor, Advances in Human-Computer Interaction, 02/2007 Jeffrey S. Pierce
Member, Editorial Board, Foundations and Trends in Databases, 01/2007 Ronald Fagin
Member of the Editorial Board, Statistical Analysis and Data Mining, 01/2007 Shivakumar Vaithyanathan
Editorial Board, Very Large Data Bases (VLDB) Journal, 11/2005 Guy Lohman
Editorial Board member, Human-Computer Interaction - A journal of Theoretical, Empirical, and Methodological Issues of User Science and of System Design, 03/2002 Shumin Zhai
Associate Editor, ACM Transactions on Computer Human Interaction, 01/2001 Shumin Zhai
Editorial Board, Distributed and Parallel Databases, 01/1999 Guy Lohman
Member, Personal Technologies, 01/1997 Shumin Zhai
Member of Editorial Board, Distributed and Parallel Databases, Kluwer Academic Publications, 01/1997 Guy Lohman
Associate Editor, Journal of Computer and Systems Science, 03/1994 Ronald Fagin
Editor, Chicago Journal of Theoretical Computer Science, 01/1994 Ronald Fagin
Area editor for Operations Research, Game Theory & Economics, Journal of the Association for Computing Machinery, 01/1988 Nimrod Megiddo
Conference/Symposium Organization:
General Co-Chair, 34th Int'l Conf on Very Large Databases, 08/2008 Laura Haas
Program Chair, IEEE International Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition, 06/2008 Tanveer Syeda-Mahmood
Program co-chair, ACM Eye Tracking Research and Applications (ETRA-08), 03/2008 Arnon Amir
Editor (in Chief):
Discrete Optimization, 06/2007 Nimrod Megiddo
Mathematics of Operations Research, 01/2004 Nimrod Megiddo
External Panel (Gov't/Prof/Industry)/University Advisory Board:
Board member, CRA-W (CRA committee on the status of women in computing research), Computing Research Association, 06/2007 Tessa Lau
Board member, CIPRES (Cyber Infrastructure for Phylogenetic RESearch): a large multi-year NSF ITR grant aimed at building an appropriate infrastructure for research in phylogeny, Berkeley, Univ of Arizona, and others, 01/2005 Laura Haas
Professional Activity:
Invited Technical Talks Chair, Grace Hopper 2008, 10/2008 Tessa Lau
Program Committee, The 2008 European Conference on Machine Learning and Principles and Practice of Knowledge Discovery in Databases (ECML/PKDD), 09/2008 Kun Liu
Member of Program Committee, ACM SIGMOD (Special Interest Group on Management of Data), 06/2008 Guy Lohman
Program Committee Member, Applied Cryptography and Network Security Conference (ACNS 2008), 06/2008 Nelly Fazio
Program Committee Member, ICDE 2008, 04/2008 Howard Ho
General Chair, International Workshop on RFID Data Management (RFDM'08), 04/2008 Karin Murthy
Program Committee Member, SIAM International Conference on Data Mining 2008 (SDM 08), 04/2008 Howard Ho
Co-Chair, First SIAM International Workshop on Practical Privacy-Preserving Data Mining, 04/2008 Kun Liu
Program Committee member, 2008 SMDB (3rd International Conference on Self-Managing Databases, organized by IEEE workgroup on Self-Managing Databases), 04/2008 Guy Lohman
Program Committee Member, CT-RSA Conference (CT-RSA 2008), 04/2008 Nelly Fazio
Industrial Program Co-Chair, 24th International Conference on Data Engineering (ICDE 2008), 04/2008 Guy Lohman
Program Committee, 1st Workshop on Privacy in Information Society (PAIS), 03/2008 Tyrone W. Grandison
Reviewer, Information Systems Journal, 01/2008 Kun Liu
Program Committee Member, Demo track, ICDE 2008, 2008 Mehmet Altinel
Program Committee Member, ACM SAC 2008 Mobile Computing Track, 2008 Mehmet Altinel
PC Member, SIGMOD, 2008 Berthold Reinwald
Society/Academy Governance:
Elected to Board, Computing Research Associates (CRA), 06/2007 Laura Haas
General Chair, ACM Symposium on Principles of Database Systems - PODS, 06/2006 Phokion Kolaitis
VP, VLDB Endowment Board of Trustees, 01/2006 Laura Haas
2007
Associate Editor/Editorial Board:
Full Editor, Journal of Computer and System Sciences, 12/2007 Ronald Fagin
Associate Editor, Advances in Human-Computer Interaction, 02/2007 Jeffrey S. Pierce
Member, Editorial Board, Foundations and Trends in Databases, 01/2007 Ronald Fagin
Member of the Editorial Board, Statistical Analysis and Data Mining, 01/2007 Shivakumar Vaithyanathan
Editorial Board, Very Large Data Bases (VLDB) Journal, 11/2005 Guy Lohman
Area Editor (Discrete-Event Stochastic Systems), ACM Transactions on Modeling and Computer Simulation, 06/2004 Peter Haas
Member of the Editorial Board, Discrete Optimization, 01/2004 Nimrod Megiddo
Editor, The Bulletin of Symbolic Logic, 01/2003 Phokion Kolaitis
Area Editor for O.R. with Multiple Decision Makers, Operations Research Letters, 03/2002 Nimrod Megiddo
Editorial Board member, Human-Computer Interaction - A journal of Theoretical, Empirical, and Methodological Issues of User Science and of System Design, 03/2002 Shumin Zhai
Associate Editor, ACM Transactions on Computer Human Interaction, 01/2001 Shumin Zhai
Member, Editorial Board, Interacting with Computers, 12/2000 Shumin Zhai
Editorial Board, Distributed and Parallel Databases, 01/1999 Guy Lohman
Member of Editorial Board, Distributed and Parallel Databases, Kluwer Academic Publications, 01/1997 Guy Lohman
Member, Personal Technologies, 01/1997 Shumin Zhai
Editorial Board Member, Personal and Ubiquitous Computing, 01/1995 Shumin Zhai
Associate Editor, Journal of Computer and Systems Science, 03/1994 Ronald Fagin
Editor, Chicago Journal of Theoretical Computer Science, 01/1994 Ronald Fagin
Area editor for Operations Research, Game Theory & Economics, Journal of the Association for Computing Machinery, 01/1988 Nimrod Megiddo
Award:
2007 SIGMOD Test-of-Time Award, ACM: SIGMOD, 06/2007 Peter Haas
Best Paper Award:
Best Paper Award, IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference, 10/2007 Kenneth L. Clarkson
Conference/Symposium Organization:
Program Co-Chair, The 2007 IEEE / WIC / ACM International Conference on Web Intelligence, 11/2007 Laura Haas
Organizing Chair, The 2007 IEEE / WIC / ACM International Conference on Web Intelligence, 11/2007 Howard Ho
Industrial Program Committee Co-Chair, ICDE 2007 : 23rd International Conference on Data Engineering, 04/2007 Fatma Ozcan
Program Co-Chair, ACM CHIMIT'07 - Symposium on Computer Human Interaction for Management of Information Technology, 03/2007 Eser Kandogan
Program chair, IUI 2007 - 2007 International Conference on Intelligent User Interfaces, 01/2007 Tessa Lau
Editor (in Chief):
Discrete Optimization, 06/2007 Nimrod Megiddo
Journal of Interconnection Networks, 01/2007 Howard Ho
Mathematics of Operations Research, 01/2004 Nimrod Megiddo
External Panel (Gov't/Prof/Industry)/University Advisory Board:
Board member, CRA-W (CRA committee on the status of women in computing research), Computing Research Association, 06/2007 Tessa Lau
Invited Member, Horizon Project Advisory Board 2006-7, The New Media Consortium http://www.nmc.org/horizon/index.shtml, 08/2006 Thomas Zimmerman
Board member, CIPRES (Cyber Infrastructure for Phylogenetic RESearch): a large multi-year NSF ITR grant aimed at building an appropriate infrastructure for research in phylogeny, Berkeley, Univ of Arizona, and others, 01/2005 Laura Haas
Member of the Scientific Board, Scientific Board, The Institute for Medical BioMathematics - http://www.imbm.org/, 05/2000 Nimrod Megiddo
Keynote/Plenary Speaker:
Keynote, 21st Annual IFIP WG 11.3 Working Conference on Data and Applications Security (DBSEC), 07/2007 Tyrone W. Grandison
Plenary, The 4th Annual Conference on Theory and Applications of Models of Computation, (TAMC07), 05/2007 Miklos Ajtai
Keynote, International Conference on Data Engineering (ICDE), 04/2007 Laura Haas
Keynote Speaker, Database Systems for Advanced Applications (DASFAA 2007), 04/2007 Guy Lohman
Member - Major Honorary Academy:
Finnish Academy of Science and Letters, 04/2007 Phokion Kolaitis
Other Recognition:
Cambridge's Who's Who in Science and Engineering, Worldwide, Worldwide, 08/2007 Tyrone W. Grandison
Listed in Strathmore's Who's Who Worldwide, Worldwide, 08/2007 Tyrone W. Grandison
Listed in Marquis' Who's Who in Science and Technology, Worldwide, 08/2007 Tyrone W. Grandison
Honorable Mention, Fabri Prize for the most outstanding dissertation in Computer Science, NYU, 04/2007 Nelly Fazio
ACM Distinguished Speakers Program, ACM, 2007-2008 Laura Haas
Professional Activity:
Reviewer, Secure Data Management of the Journal of Computer Security, 12/2007 Kun Liu
Invited Speaker, Johns Hopkins University, Information Security Institute, 11/2007 Hongxia Jin
Program Committee member, 2007 CIKM (ACM Conference on Information and Knowledge Management), 11/2007 Guy Lohman
Invited Program Cluster Chair, INFORMS Annual Meeting, 11/2007 Nimrod Megiddo
Panel Speaker, American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA) Annual Congress, 11/2007 Tyrone W. Grandison
Panel Speaker, "Primary Care Informatics Working Group Workshop: Lessons learned, Challenges and Successes" - American Medical Informatics Assocation (AMIA) Annual Congress, Chicago, Illinois., 11/2007 Tyrone W. Grandison
Program Committee Member, ACM workshop on Quality of Protection, 10/2007 Hongxia Jin
Reviewer, IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering (TKDE), 10/2007 Kun Liu
Reviewer, ACM Transactions on Database Systems (TODS), 10/2007 Kun Liu
Program Committee Member, 11th International Conference on Extending Database Technology (EDBT 2008), 10/2007 Karin Murthy
Report Committee, National Science Foundation Symposium on Next Generation of Data Mining and Cyber-Enabled Discovery for Innovation (NGDM?07), 10/2007 Kun Liu
Invited talk at the University of Virginia (part of CRA-W Distinguished Lecture Series), University of Virginia, 10/2007 Tessa Lau
Co-organizer of INFINT 2007 - Bertinoro Workshop on Information Integration, INFINT 2007 - Bertinoro Workshop on Information Integration, 10/2007 Phokion Kolaitis
Program Committee Member, International Security Conference (ISC 2007), 10/2007 Nelly Fazio
Program Committee Member, ACM Workshop on Digital Rights Management (DRM 2007), 10/2007 Nelly Fazio
Program Committee Member, International Conference on Provable Security (ProvSec 2007), 10/2007 Nelly Fazio
Program committee member, International conference on information security and cryptography, 09/2007 Hongxia Jin
Program Committee Member, VLDB 2007, 09/2007 Howard Ho
Invited Tutorial Speaker, VLDB 07, 09/2007 Howard Ho
Program Committee Member, EDA-PS07, VLDB Workshop on Event-Driven Architecture, Processing and Systems, 09/2007 Ioana Roxana Stanoi
Industry Chair, National Science Foundation (NSF) Workshop, 09/2007 Tyrone W. Grandison
chair, sponsors relations, ACM Multimedia 2007, 09/2007 Arnon Amir
Program Committee Member, 33rd International Conference on Very Large Data Bases, VLDB 2007, 09/2007 Fatma Ozcan
Program Committee Member, VLDB 2007: 33rd International Conference on Very Large Databases, 09/2007 Fatma Ozcan
Program Committee Member, 1st International Workshop on Model-Based Trustworthy Health Information Systems (MOTHIS) 2007, 09/2007 Tyrone W. Grandison
Program Committee, 4th VLDB Workshop on Secure Data Management - with Special Session on Security and Privacy in Healthcare, 09/2007 Tyrone W. Grandison
Program Committee Member, 5th International Workshop on Quality in Databases at VLDB, 09/2007 Mauricio A. Hernandez
Invited Tutorial Speaker, MADALGO Summer School On Data Stream Algorithms, Aarhus, Denmark, 08/2007 Jayram S. Thathachar
Panel Speaker, Medical Informatics (MedInfo) 2007, 08/2007 Tyrone W. Grandison
Program Committee Member, The First ACM SIGKDD International Workshop on Privacy, Security, and Trust in KDD (PinKDD'07), 08/2007 Tyrone W. Grandison
Program Committee Member, IEEE conference on Multimedia and Expo, 07/2007 Hongxia Jin
Technical Committee Member, IEEE Society on Circuits and Systems, 07/2007 Hongxia Jin
Invited speaker, Chinese State Key Lab on Information Security, 07/2007 Hongxia Jin
Program Committee, IEEE International Conference on Data Mining (ICDM'07), 07/2007 Kun Liu
Plenary Speaker, IEEE Symposium on Logic in Computer Science (LICS), 07/2007 Phokion Kolaitis
Panel Speaker, 21st Annual IFIP WG 11.3 Working Conference on Data and Applications Security (DBSEC), 07/2007 Tyrone W. Grandison
Reviewer, Journal of Systems and Software, 07/2007 Tyrone W. Grandison
Program Committee Member, ICDCS 2007 International Conference on Distributed Computing Systems, 06/2007 Ioana Roxana Stanoi
Program Committee Member, 3rd International Conference on Information Systems Security (ICISS 2007), 06/2007 Karin Murthy
PC member, DEPSA 07, ICDCS Workshop on Distributed Event Processing, Systems and Architecture, 06/2007 Ioana Roxana Stanoi
Industrial Chair, SIGMOD 2007, 06/2007 Laura Haas
2007 Milner Lecture, University of Edinburgh, 06/2007 Ronald Fagin
Program Committee, IBM (Academy of Technology) Security & Privacy Symposium, 06/2007 Tyrone W. Grandison
Program Committee Member, 16th International World Wide Web Conference, 05/2007 Fatma Ozcan
Program Committee Member, WWW 2007: 16th International World Wide Web Conference, 05/2007 Fatma Ozcan
Invited Speaker, The Hebrew University, 05/2007 Nimrod Megiddo
Reviewer, IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering, 05/2007 Tyrone W. Grandison
Panel Speaker, American Medical Informatics Assocation (AMIA) Spring Congress, 05/2007 Tyrone W. Grandison
Panelist, Information and Intelligent Systems (IIS), NSF, 04/2007 Ioana Roxana Stanoi
Panelist, National Science Foundation (NSF), Information & Intelligent Systems (IIS) Division, 04/2007 Kun Liu
Consulting Associate Professor, Stanford University, 04/2007 Peter Haas
Associate Chair for papers, CHI 07 - ACM Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, 04/2007 Shumin Zhai
National Science Foundation (NSF) Panel, 04/2007 Tyrone W. Grandison
Industrial PC Co-chair, IEEE 23rd International Conference on Data Engineering, ICDE 2007, 04/2007 Fatma Ozcan
Program Committee member, 2nd International Workshop Dependability Aspects on Data WArehousing and Mining applications (DAWAM 2007), 04/2007 Tyrone W. Grandison
Workshop Chair, 2nd International Workshop on Self-Managing Data Bases (SMDB 2007) - http://db.uwaterloo.ca/tcde-smdb/, IEEE International Conference on Data Engineering (ICDE 2007), 04/2007 Guy Lohman
Women in Technology Distinguished Lecturer, University of Utah, 03/2007 Laura Haas
Invited speaker, University of California at Irvine, 02/2007 Hongxia Jin
Program Committee Member, VLDB 2007 -- 33rd International Conference on Very Large Data Bases, 02/2007 Ioana Roxana Stanoi
CS Distinguished Lecturer, University of British Columbia, 02/2007 Laura Haas
Invited talk, ICDT, 01/2007 Laura Haas
Program Committee Member, 2007 International Conference on Database Theory (ICDT), 01/2007 Phokion Kolaitis
Program Chair, IJCAI International Workshop on Multimodal Information Retrieval, 01/ 2007 Tanveer Syeda-Mahmood
Reviewer, Communications of the ACM, 01/2007 Tyrone W. Grandison
Program Chair, IJCAI International Workshop on Multimodal Information Retrieval, IJCAI, International Joint Conference on AI, 01/2007 Tanveer Syeda-Mahmood
Adjunct professor, Linkoping University, Sweden, 09/2002 Shumin Zhai
Nominating Committee Member, ACM, 09/07 Phokion Kolaitis
Invited Talk, University of Tampere, Finland, University of Tampere, 09/07 Phokion Kolaitis
Invited Talk, University of Helsinki, Finland, University of Helsinki, 09/07 Phokion Kolaitis
Invited Talk at the University of Turku, Finland, University of Turku, 09/07 Phokion Kolaitis
Grant Proposal Reviewer, the Research Grants Council (RGC) of Hong Kong, 2007 Kun Liu
PC Member of IEEE SCC (Services Computing Conference), 2007 Berthold Reinwald
Reviewer, Journal of Information Sciences, 2007 Kun Liu
Program Committee Member, Second International Workshop on Performance and Evaluation of Data Management Systems (ExpDB 2007), Colocated with Sigmod, 2007 Mehmet Altinel
PC Member of IEEE 3rd International Conference on Collaborative Computing: Networking, Applications and Worksharin, 2007 Berthold Reinwald
Society/Academy Governance:
Chair, Santa Clara Valley Chapter, IEEE Computer Society, 10/2007 Howard Ho
Elected to Board, Computing Research Associates (CRA), 06/2007 Laura Haas
General Chair, ACM Symposium on Principles of Database Systems - PODS, 06/2006 Phokion Kolaitis
VP, VLDB Endowment Board of Trustees, 01/2006 Laura Haas
Visiting Scholar:
ADVANCE Distinguished Lecturer, Case Western Reserve, 04/2007 Laura Haas
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