ACM appoints RTG PI and Spokesperson Max Mühlhäuser as Distinguished Member


For his outstanding scientific contributions to computer science, Prof. Dr. Max Mühlhäuser was named Distinguished Member by The Association for Computing Machinery (ACM). PI Mühlhäuser is spokesperson of the RTG 2050 and supervises the research subareas B.2 (On Privacy-Preserving Analytics in Online Social Networks) and D.4 (Towards Trusted and Privacy-Providing End User Devices) within the doctoral research group.

In 2021, the award was presented to 63 ACM-Members from around the world. Requirements for nomination include at least 15 years of professional experience in computer science and a significant impact of the respective research in the field of computer science or information technology. Distinguished Members are expected to act as mentors and role models and to make outstanding contributions to their fields of research.

The ACM's Distinguished Member program has been in place since 2006, and also RTG PI Prof. Michael Waidner was named an ACM Distinguished Member in 2008.