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Prashant Shenoy and Matthew Dwyer named 2013 IEEE Fellows

CS Professor Prashant Shenoy and CS Alum Matthew Dwyer (PhD '95) have been named a 2013 IEEE Fellows.

Shenoy is being recognized for contributions to the design and analysis of distributed systems and computer networking.

Dwyer, Henson Professor of Software Engineering at the University of Nebraska, is being recognized for contributions to specification, testing, analysis, and verification of concurrent software.

The IEEE Grade of Fellow is conferred by the IEEE Board of Directors upon a person with an outstanding record of accomplishments in any of the IEEE fields of interest. The total number selected in any one year cannot exceed one-tenth of one- percent of the total voting membership. IEEE Fellow is the highest grade of membership and is recognized by the technical community as a prestigious honor and an important career achievement. 298 individuals have been elevated to IEEE Fellow for 2013.

The IEEE is the world's leading professional organization for advancing technology for humanity. Through its 400,000 members in 160 countries, the IEEE is a leading authority on a wide variety of areas ranging from aerospace systems, computers and telecommunications to biomedical engineering, electric power and consumer electronics.

Shenoy leads the Laboratory for Advanced Systems Software. His research interests lie in operating and distributed systems, sensor networks, Internet systems, and multimedia.

Dwyer is a Henson Professor of Software Engineering at the University of Nebraska. While at UMass Amherst, he was advised by Prof. Lori Clarke.