The INESC-ID Researcher Alberto Rodrigues da Silva was nominated Senior Member of the ACM – Association for Computing Machinery.

“This nomination as “ACM Senior Member” is an important recognition mainly from the analysis of my professional career and achievements conducted throughout the last years. This is still more relevant due to the fact ACM is the major international professional association in the area of computer science and informatics engineering, with thousands of members worldwide, and an increasing number of activities and journals. With this nomination, I also join the network of ACM Senior Members and I am challenging to contribute to our professional community!”, mentioned Alberto Silva on his nomination.

Alberto Rodrigues da Silva is an Integrated Researcher, Coordinator of the Information and Decision Support Systems (IDSS) Scientific Area of our Institute. His research interests are mainly focused on the following topics: information systems, software engineering, model-driven engineering, requirements engineering, project management, document automation, and their application in multiple domains.

In this scope, the researcher has coordinated and participated in several R&D projects, including EU, FCT, PRIME, CYTED, or bilateral projects, with particular domains of citizenship and digital government, engineering, education, health, or even smart cities.

As mentioned by the Senior Member Committee “we are delighted that you will be among the inductees honored with this designation and wish to congratulate you on this well-deserved recognition”.

About the ACM Organization

ACM brings together computing educators, researchers, and professionals to inspire dialogue, share resources, and address the field’s challenges. As the world’s largest computing society, ACM strengthens the profession’s collective voice through strong leadership, promotion of the highest standards, and recognition of technical excellence. ACM supports the professional growth of its members by providing opportunities for life‐long learning, career development, and professional networking.

Founded at the dawn of the computer age, ACM’s reach extends to every part of the globe, with more than half of its nearly 100,000 members residing outside the U.S.  Its growing membership has led to Councils in Europe, India, and China, fostering networking opportunities that strengthen ties within and across countries and technical communities.  Their actions enhance ACM’s ability to raise awareness of computing’s important technical, educational, and social issues around the world.