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Haiying Shen, an associate professor of computer science at the University of Virginia, was named an Association for Computing Machinery Distinguished Member.

The Association for Computing Machinery has named 67 Distinguished Members for significant contributions, including Haiying Shen, associate professor of computer science at the University of Virginia School of Engineering and Applied Science.

Shen, who joined the UVA faculty in 2016, was selected “for outstanding scientific contributions to computing.” Her research interests include distributed systems and networks, cloud and edge computing, distributed machine learning, machine learning applications, cyber-physical systems and smart cities and buildings.

Shen also is an affiliated faculty member of UVA’s Link Lab, a center for cyber-physical research of more than 200 graduate students and about 40 faculty from computer science and multiple engineering disciplines.

The 2022 inductees were selected by their peers for work that has spurred innovation, enhanced computer science education, and moved the field forward.

The association’s Distinguished Member program recognizes up to 10% of worldwide membership based on professional experience and significant achievements in the computing field. Candidates must have at least 15 years of professional experience in the computing field, five years of professional association membership in the last 10 years and have achieved a significant level of accomplishment or made a significant impact in the field of computing.

Editor’s note: This article originally appeared in UVA Today on Dec. 14, 2022, as part of an “Accolades” column.

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