CS professor Jimmy Lin named 2022 ACM Fellow

Wednesday, January 18, 2023

Jimmy Lin, an Asian man with glasses, wears a Hawaiian shirt and lei and stands on a beach

Professor Jimmy Lin has been named a 2022 ACM Fellow for his contributions to question answering, information retrieval, and natural language processing.

The Association for Computing Machinery is the world’s largest educational and scientific computing society, uniting computing educators, researchers and professionals to inspire dialogue, share resources and address the field’s challenges. ACM fellowships are conferred to the top 1 percent of the association’s members, and the prestigious recognition indicates outstanding accomplishments in computing and information technology and outstanding service to ACM and the larger computing community.

“We are proud of Jimmy’s accomplishments and this well-deserved recognition,” said Raouf Boutaba, Professor and Director of the Cheriton School of Computer Science. “This honour affirms Waterloo’s standing among the top computer science institutions in the world for both research and education.” 

To read more about Lin's work, as well as the prestigious award, read the full article on the Computer Science website