ACM distinction recognizes ECE alum as innovator in data science, supercomputing

Electrical and computer engineering alum David Bader ’90 ’91G has been named a Fellow of ACM, the Association for Computing Machinery. 

A Distinguished Professor at the New Jersey Institute of Technology, Bader is one of 71 top innovators recognized in the 2021 class of ACM Fellows. He is also founder of NJIT's Department of Data Science and inaugural director of its Institute for Data Science.

He earned his BS in electrical engineering from Lehigh in 1990 and his MS in computer engineering in 1991. 

Bader was recognized "for contributions to high-performance computing systems, graph analytics, and technical leadership in parallel computing."

"I am grateful for the computing community giving me the opportunity to serve our field throughout the years, including as Editor-in-Chief of the ACM Transactions on Parallel Computing," says Bader, in a story published by NJIT. 

Read more in the full article, "David Bader Named ACM Fellow for Career in Data Science and Supercomputing," on the NJIT website. 

David Bader

NJIT Distinguished Professor and Lehigh ECE alum David Bader has been named a Fellow of ACM. The ACM 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.