November 14, 2011
Professor Elizabeth Belding Elected as ACM Distinguished Scientist
We are honored to announce that Computer Science professor Elizabeth Belding has been recognized as an ACM Distinguished Scientist. The Association for Computing Machinery's Distinguished Scientist award recognizes individual contributions to both the practical and theoretical aspects of computing and information technology, and is given to ACM members with at least 15 years of professional experience who have achieved significant accomplishments or have made a significant impact on the computing field.
Professor Belding's research focuses on mobile networking, specifically multimedia, monitoring, advanced service support, and solutions for developing and underdeveloped regions. She is the founder and director of the Mobility Management and Networking (MOMENT) Laboratory.
Belding was featured in recent months as a recipient of grants from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation's Grand Challenges Explorations and the National Science Foundation in support of her research projects to bring novel wireless network technology to rural communities.