June 5, 2006
Daniel Siewiorek, Buhl University Professor of ECE and CS, Director of the HCII, will be awarded the 2006 Outstanding Contribution Award from ACM SIGMOBILE for pioneering and fundamental contributions to wearable and context-aware computing. ACM SIGMOBILE is the Association for Computing Machinery's Special Interest Group on Mobility of Systems, Users, Data, and Computing; Siewiorek will receive the award later this month at the Fourth International Conference on Mobile Systems, Applications, and Services (MobiSys 2006) in Uppsala, Sweden. He will deliver the keynote speech, "Lessons from Wearable Computing and Beyond," at MobiSys. Mahadev Satyanarayanan, Carnegie Professor of CS and Professor of ECE, is a program co-chair for the conference.
According to SIGMOBILE's website, the Outstanding Contribution Award is given for "significant and lasting contributions to the research on mobile computing and communications and wireless networking." It is the association's highest honor and a recognition of the lasting technical contribution made by the recipient and the influence he or she has had on the field.
Source: ACM SIGMOBILE