IBM computer scientists have been at the forefront of scientific and technological innovation across a broad range of research areas. They have made pioneering contributions in artificial intelligence, high-speed processor design, computer architecture, natural language processing, programming languages, optimizing compilers, operating systems, storage systems, computer-supported cooperative work, databases, speech recognition, integer programming, and service-oriented architectures, to name a few.
Bruce Lindsay (IBM Research – Almaden, emeritus) was elected to the National Academy of Sciences, February 2016.
Jakita Thomas (IBM Research – Almaden, emerita) received the Presidential Early Career Awards for Scientists and Engineers, February 2016.
Grady Booch (IBM Research – Almaden) received the 2016 IEEE-CS Computer Pioneer Award, April 2016.