Elmagarmid Named IEEE Fellow
Professor Ahmed K. Elmagarmid has been named a Fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) effective January 2010. IEEE is the world’s largest professional association advancing innovation and technological excellence for the benefit of humanity. The IEEE Grade of Fellow is conferred by the Board of Directors upon a person with an extraordinary record of accomplishments in any of the IEEE fields of interest and is recognized by the technical community as a prestigious honor and an important career achievement.
Professor Elmagarmid joined the department in 1988 and currently serves as the director of the Indiana Center for Database Systems (ICDS) and the Cyber Center in Discovery Park . He received a Presidential Young Investigator award from the National Science Foundation, and distinguished alumni awards from Ohio State University and the University of Dayton in 1993 and 1995, respectively. His research interests focus ranges on a large spectrum of foundational and application-oriented database research. He has done work in video databases, data quality and confidentiality, data integration, web service, bioinformatics and multidatabase systems.