Professor Y. Charlie Hu selected ACM Distinguished Scientist

Professor Y. Charlie Hu
Professor Y. Charlie Hu
The advanced member grade level of Distinguished Member was initiated to recognize ACM Professional Members who have achieved a significant accomplishment in, or made a significant impact on, the computing field.

Professor Y. Charlie Hu has been named a 2010 Distinguished Scientist by the Association of Computing Machinery (ACM), the world's largest and oldest computing association, with current worldwide membership exceeding 97,000.

The ACM Distinguished Member Recognition Program, initiated in 2006, recognizes those members with at least 15 years of professional experience who have made significant accomplishments or achieved a significant impact on the computing field. This year's 47 Distinguished Members include computer engineers and scientists who represent academic and corporate institutions from a broad spectrum of countries and disciplines.  The new Distinguished Members are recognized for significant advances in computing technology that have dramatically influenced progress in science, engineering, business, and many other areas of human endeavor.                 

Professor Hu's research interests span a wide range of topics in Systems and Networking, including smartphone power modeling and energy optimization, data center traffic engineering, IP prefix hijacking detection and mitigation, Internet routing analysis, file system buffer cache optimization and evaluation methodology, wireless mesh networks, and exploiting the synergy between peer-to-peer and mobile ad hoc networks.

Professor Hu is Purdue's second ACM Distinguished Scientist. Professor  Ahmed Elmagarmid  earned the honor in 2009.