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Prof. Volker Markl named 2020 ACM Fellow

Prof. Dr. Volker Markl

The Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), the largest and oldest international association of computer scientists, has named Prof. Dr. Volker Markl, Co-Director of the Berlin Institute for the Foundations of Learning and Data (BIFOLD), Head of the Department of Database Systems and Information Management (DIMA) at TU Berlin and Head of Intelligent Analytics for Massive Data (IAM) at the German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence as ACM Fellow 2020.

Less than one percent of all worldwide ACM members are recognized as ACM Fellows for their outstanding achievements each year since 1993. For 2020, the ACM awarded 95 fellowships, only three of which went to Germany.
Volker Markl received this distinction for his contributions to query optimization, scalable data processing and data programmability. "I am very happy about this rare honor and international recognition of my work," says the scientist. He is one of 22 German scientists who have been honored by the ACM so far.

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