ACM SIGMM/TOMM 2015 Award Announcements

The ACM Special Interest Group in Multimedia (SIGMM) and ACM Transactions on Multimedia Computing, Communications and Applications (TOMM) are pleased to announce the following awards for 2015 recognizing outstanding achievements and services made in the multimedia community.
SIGMM Technical Achievement Award:
Dr. Tat-Seng Chua, National University of Singapore

SIGMM Rising Star Award:
Dr. Yu-Gang Jiang, Fudan University
SIGMM Best Ph.D. Thesis Award:
Dr. Ting Yao, City University of Hong Kong (currently Microsoft Research)

TOMM Nicolas D. Georganas Best Paper Award:
“A Quality of Experience Model for Haptic Virtual Environments” by Abdelwahab Hamam, Abdulmotaleb El Saddik, and Jihad Alja’am, published in TOMM, vol. 10, Issue 3, 2014.
TOMM Best Associate Editor Award:
Dr. Pradeep K. Atrey, State University of New York, Albany
Additional information of each award and recipient is available on the SIGMM web site.
Awards will be presented in the annual SIGMM event, ACM Multimedia Conference, held in Brisbane, Australia during October 26-30, 2015.
ACM is the professional society of computer scientists, and SIGMM is the special interest group on multimedia. TOMCCAP is the flagship journal publication of SIGMM.

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