Prof. L. Hendren named Royal Society of Canada Fellow

Oct. 30, 2012

Prof. L. Hendren was recently named a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada (RSC). Established in 1882, the RSC is the senior national body of distinguished Canadian scholars, artists and scientists. The RSC consists of nearly 2,000 Fellows selected by their peers for outstanding contributions to the natural and social sciences, arts and humanities. As Canada’s national academy, the RSC not only recognizes academic excellence, but it also advises governments and organizations, and promotes Canadian culture.

Prof. L. Hendren is a world leader in compilers. Her research group is renowned for both new compiler techniques that automatically analyze, transform and optimize programs, and for novel compiler toolkits that are used by researchers worldwide. She is also a Fellow of the ACM and holds a Canada Research Chair in Compiler Tools and Techniques.

This year’s new Fellows will be inducted to the RSC during the Induction and Awards Ceremony on Saturday, November 17, at the Ottawa Convention Centre. If you cannot make it to Ottawa, celebrate with Laurie on Friday, Nov 2 at 3:00pm in the Redpath Museum at McGill's ceremony celebrating the achievements of our RSC Fellows and Awards. Congratulations for this well-deserved recognition and award!