Computer Scientist Valerie E. Taylor Receives Distinguished Fellowship

Black female computer scientist is recognized with high honors.

By Samara Lynn

Valerie E. Taylor, a computer science professor at Texas A&M, has been named a 2016 Fellow by the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM).

Taylor is one of 53 ACM members honored for their contributions to computer science. She is being lauded for her “leadership in broadening participation in computing.”

At Texas A&M, Taylor serves as senior associate dean for academic affairs and is a Royce E. Wisenbaker Professor. Her areas of computer science research include high-performance computing as well as performance analysis and modeling of parallel and distributed applications.

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