Professor Downey Becomes ACM Fellow
has been made a 2007 Fellow of the ACM (Association for Computing Machinery) for contributions to computability and complexity theory. The 2007 ACM Fellows, from the world's leading universities, industries, and research labs, created innovations in a range of computing disciplines that affect theory and practice, education and entertainment, industry and commerce. Outside of North America, the only universities with 2007 ACM Fellows are Victoria University, Oxford University, the University of Edinburgh, École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) in Switzerland and the University of Madeira. Rod is only the second such Fellow in New Zealand.