Prof. Nitesh Chawla, founding Director of the Lucy Family Institute for Data & Society, has been named a 2022 ACM Fellow for his contributions to machine learning research for imbalanced data, graphs, and interdisciplinary innovations. In addition to his role within the Lucy Family Institute for Data & Society, Dr. Chawla is the Frank Freimann Professor of Computer Science and Engineering and the Director of Data Inference Analysis and Learning Lab.
The ACM, Association for Computing Machinery, Fellows program recognizes the top 1% of ACM Members for their outstanding accomplishments in computing and information technology and/or outstanding service to ACM and the larger computing community. Fellows are nominated by their peers, with nominations reviewed by a distinguished selection committee. ACM Fellows are awarded this distinction for wide-ranging and fundamental contributions in disciplines including cybersecurity, human-computer interaction, mobile computing, and recommender systems among many other areas. The accomplishments of the 2022 ACM Fellows make possible the computing technologies we use every day.