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ECE Professors Yuan Xie and B.S. Manjunath Receive Prestigious Computer Society Technical Achievement Award

March 9th, 2020

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Manjunath and Xie selected to receive the Edward J. McCluskey Technical Achievement Award from the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Computer Society

The annual recognition is given for outstanding and innovative contributions to the fields of computer and information science and engineering or computer technology, usually within the past fifteen years. Contributions must have significantly promoted technical progress in the field.

“Congratulations to professors B.S. Manjunath and Yuan Xie for receiving this well-deserved, prestigious recognition and honor from their peers around the globe,” said Rod Alferness, dean of UCSB’s College of Engineering. “We are proud that they have taken international leadership roles in the areas of image search, computer vision, and technology-driven computer architecture.”

Xie, a fellow of IEEE, the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), and the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), was selected “for contributions to technology-driven computer architecture and to [developing] tools for their implementation and evaluation.” Manjunath, a fellow of IEEE and ACM, received his award “for contributions to image search retrieval, and bio-image informatics.”

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