Peter Boncz appointed ACM Fellow

CWI researcher Peter Boncz has been appointed as one of the 2022 fellows of the Association of Computing Machinery (ACM).

Boncz is specifically selected for his contributions to the design of columnar, main-memory, and vectorized database systems. The award is a great scientific honour.

Only five Dutch computer scientists previously received this symbol of excellence, among whom Edsger DijkstraMartin Kersten and Andrew Tanenbaum, who all worked at CWI. The two currently active Dutch ACM fellows are Joost-Pieter Katoen and Wil van der Aalst, both at RWTH Aachen.

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