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Tamer Özsu

 

2006 SIGMOD Contributions Award

Tamer Özsu is the recipient of the 2006 SIGMOD Contributions Award for long-standing dedicated service to the database research community, including leadership roles in the SIGMOD and VLDB organizations, and innovations in the publication process.

Tamer Özsu is recognized with the SIGMOD Contributions Award for his long-standing dedicated service to the database research community, including leadership roles in the SIGMOD and VLDB organizations, and innovations in the publication process. His contributions include his dedicated and outstanding service as ACM SIGMOD President (2001-2005), his active role in improving database publication practices and attempting to address the current “publication crisis,” and his numerous activities within the database community including service as VLDB Journal Editor-in-Chief (1997-2005), as a VLDB Endowment trustee (1996-2002), and as VLDB Program Chair (2004). Tamer’s efforts have benefited everyone in the database research community.