“When Hank Levy, chair of the UW Department of Computer Science & Engineering (CSE), walked into a room in early February, he expected to meet with the dean of engineering and the department executive committee for an emergency conference.
“Levy was instead greeted with a champagne celebration when CSE faculty surprised him with news that he had been elected to the National Academy of Engineering (NAE), which according to the organization’s website is the highest professional honor given to an engineer. …
“The press release from NAE said that Levy’s ‘contributions to design, implementation, and evaluation of operating systems, distributed systems, and processor architectures’ are the grounds for his election.”
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