2019 Fellow Award Honorees
Creator of Java programming language James Gosling, NASA mathematician Katherine Johnson, distributed systems researcher Leslie Lamport, and French internet pioneer Louis Pouzin, to be honored at CHM's Fellow Awards gala ceremony for their contributions to the technologies that have shaped our world.
The CHM Fellow Awards is the Museum’s annual celebration of pioneering technologists and thinkers from across the computing world. Past Fellows represent the diverse ways people have contributed to computing. They include software pioneers like Frances Allen and Bjarne Stroustrup; hardware designers like Gordon Moore and Steve Wozniak; business leaders like Ken Olsen and Evelyn Berezin; and internet pioneers like Sir Tim Berners-Lee and Vint Cerf, among many others. This inspiring program, begun in 1987, is supported by collecting, education, research and media outreach, which preserves in perpetuity the seminal work of each Fellow in a rich, publicly accessible archive. This year’s Fellow Awards – presented by headline sponsor Accenture will take place on Saturday, May 4, 2018, at CHM.READ MORE
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