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- This year marks 50 years of the ACM A.M. Turing Award, the highest distinction in computer science, often regarded as the "Nobel Prize of Computing." Since 1966, the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) has recognized on an annual basis individuals who have contributed lasting and major technical accomplishments to computing. The name of the award recognizes Alan M. Turing, who is often credited as a key founder of the field of artificial intelligence. More than half of the 65 ... More at https://www.nsf.gov/news/news_summ.jsp?cntn_id=242286&WT.mc_id=USNSF_51&WT.mc_ev=click This is an NSF News item.
- The National Science Foundation (NSF) is accepting proposals from media professionals to visit Greenland and report on scientific research in the Arctic supported by NSF's Office of Polar Programs. Competitive proposals must include the following: • A documented ability to reach the widest possible U.S. audience across a variety of platforms (broadcast, print, web and social media). • A solid field plan that indicates how the outlet will clearly and ... More at https://www.nsf.gov/news/news_summ.jsp?cntn_id=242312&WT.mc_id=USNSF_51&WT.mc_ev=click This is an NSF News item.
- Today, Dawn Tilbury begins her appointment to lead the National Science Foundation's (NSF) Directorate for Engineering ( ENG ), which supports engineering research and education critical to the nation's future and fosters innovations that benefit society. Tilbury comes to NSF from the University of Michigan (U-M), where she is a professor of mechanical engineering and served as associate dean for research in the College of ... More at https://www.nsf.gov/news/news_summ.jsp?cntn_id=242221&WT.mc_id=USNSF_51&WT.mc_ev=click This is an NSF News item.
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