Jörg Henkel is appointed ACM Fellow.
Computer science professor Jörg Henkel of the KIT Institute of Computer Engineering has been appointed Fellow by the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM).
The award recognizes his outstanding achievements and contributions to "Hardware/Software co-design of power" and "Thermal efficient embedded computing". Professor Henkel conducts research in particular in the areas of embedded systems. His focus is on multi-core architectures, reliability and low power design.
The ACM Fellow award is one of the highest honors in computer science and is awarded annually to outstanding experts who have distinguished themselves through their work and dedication to the computer science community. In doing so, the ACM Fellows program honors the top 1% of ACM members for their outstanding achievements. Fellows are nominated by their peers and confirmed by a high-level selection committee.
After Professor Tichy, Professor Henkel is the second professor at KIT to receive this award.