The ACM Fellows Program was established by Council in 1993 to recognize and honor outstanding ACM members for their achievements in computer science and information technology and for their significant contributions to the mission of the ACM.
The ACM Fellows serve as distinguished colleagues to whom the ACM and its members look for guidance and leadership as the world of information technology evolves.
The following SIGSAM members have been honored as ACM Fellows.
Jean E. Sammet (1994):
For dedicated, tireless and dynamic leadership in service to ACM and the computing community.
For advancing the art and science of computer programing languages and recording its history.
Guy L. Steele (1994):
For his general contributions to the development of Higher Order Symbolic Programming, principally for his advancement of lexical scoping in LISP.
David S. Wise (2004):
For leadership in the computer science community and contributions to functional programming languages.