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Pingali Named Fellow of the AAAS

Pingali Named Fellow of the AAAS

Keshav Pingali, professor of computer science, has been named a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS).

Pingali-webAUSTIN, Texas—Keshav Pingali, professor of computer science at The University of Texas at Austin, has been named a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) for his efforts to advance science and its applications.


Pingali was elected for his distinguished contributions to the “development and application of computer science technologies to enhance the effectiveness of formulating, compiling and executing parallel and distributed programs.”

Algorithms and tools developed by Pingali’s research group are used in many commercial products such as compilers from Intel, IBM and HP. His latest work provides new foundations for parallel computing and promises to dramatically simplify the programming of multicore processors.

Pingali, a professor in the Department of Computer Science, holds the W.A."Tex" Moncrief Chair of Grid and Distributed Computing in the Institute for Computational Engineering and Sciences. He is a fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, and he serves on the National Science Foundation Advisory Committee for the Directorate for Computer and Information Science and Engineering.

Pingali and other new AAAS fellows will be presented with an official certificate and a gold and blue (representing science and engineering, respectively) rosette pin on Feb. 20 at the AAAS Fellows Forum during the 2010 AAAS Annual Meeting in San Diego. This year’s AAAS fellows will be announced in the AAAS News & Notes section of the journal Science on Dec. 18.

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