The College of Computer Information and Science Trustee Professor Matthias Felleisen was the recipient of 2012 Lifetime Achievement and Most Influential Paper awards from the Association for Computer Machinery’s special interest group on programming languages. He was honored for his fundamental contributions across the entire spectrum of the programming language field.

Assistant professor of international affairs Denise Horn won a Fulbright award to study in Indonesia. Her research explores the relationship of civil society development to democratic growth, focusing on transnational activism and trends in globalization.

On Dec. 1, 2012, World AIDS Day, Richard Wamai was honored by the nonprofit Blood:Water Mission as its first “Unsung Hero” for his ongoing contributions to the global fight against HIV/AIDS. The assistant professor of public health focuses on the effects of male circumcision in the transmission of the disease.

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Edmund Yeh, associate professor of electrical and computer engineering, began work this summer as a Humboldt Research Fellow at the Technical University of Munich, one of Germany’s top research institutions. He’ll spend three summers in Munich developing wireless technologies that improve on current 4G communications standards.