Prof. H.V. Jagadish Re-Elected to CRA Board of Directors

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Prof. H.V. Jagadish

Prof. H.V. Jagadish, the Bernard A. Galler Collegiate Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at Michigan, has been re-elected to a three-year term on the Computing Research Association (CRA) Board of Directors, beginning July 1, 2012. This election by his CRA peers is a strong acknowledgment of his leadership ability and his colleagues’ regard for his work in the field.

Prof. Jagadish is well-known for his broad-ranging research on database systems and data mining. He is widely recognized for his pioneering work on multi-dimensional data, and for developing new representation techniques and indexing schemes to store and retrieve non-conventional data sets such as geometric objects and text.

Prof. Jagadish received his PhD from Stanford in 1985 and joined the faculty at Michigan in 1999. He is a member of the database group and serves on the executive committee of the U-M Center for Computational Medicine & Bioinformatics.

He established the ACM SIGMOD Digital Review, which provides online reviews of published articles, now migrated to Pubzone, and serves as editor for the database section of the Computing Research Repository (CoRR). He is the founding Editor-in-Chief of the Proceedings of the Very Large Database Endowment (PVLDB). He holds 37 patents and has published over 150 papers. He is a fellow of ACM.

About the Computing Research Association

The CRA is an association of more than 200 North American academic departments of computer science, computer engineering, and related fields; laboratories and centers in industry, government, and academia engaging in basic computing research; and affiliated professional societies. Its mission is to strengthen research and advanced education in the computing fields, expand opportunities for women and minorities, and improve public and policymaker understanding of the importance of computing and computing research in our society.