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November 19, 2010—Linda Northrop, Director of the Research, Technology, and System Solutions Program at the SEI, was recently named a Distinguished Member of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) in recognition of her contributions to practical and theoretical aspects of computing that drive innovation and sustain economic competitiveness.
The ACM is a worldwide educational and scientific computing society, uniting computing educators, researchers and professionals to inspire dialogue, share resources and address the field’s challenges. The ACM Distinguished Member 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.
Linda Northrop has more than 35 years of experience in the software development field as a practitioner, researcher, manager, consultant, and educator. She is currently director of the Research, Technology and System Solutions Program at the SEI where she leads the work in architecture-centric engineering, software product lines, system-of-systems practice, and ultra-large-scale systems research.
Read more about Northrop’s recognition as a 2010 ACM Distinguished Engineer.