John Launchbury named ACM Fellow

Chief Scientist and founder of Galois, Inc, John Launchbury, has been named a 2010 ACM Fellow by the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM). The awardees,


… ACM Fellows, from the world’s leading universities, corporations, and research labs, achieved accomplishments that are driving the innovations necessary to sustain competitiveness in the digital age … [and] celebrates the exceptional contributions of the leading members in the computing field. These individuals have helped to enlighten researchers, developers, practitioners and end-users of information technology throughout the world.


John has been recognized for “contributions to the development of functional programming”. Galois is proud to join Google, IBM, Microsoft Research, AT&T and Xilinx in being recognized for contributions to computing from the corporate sector.