CSE Associate Prof. Arnab Nandi honored by world’s largest computing society


Arnab Nandi, associate professor of Computer Science and Engineering at The Ohio State University, has been named a Distinguished Member of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) for his outstanding scientific contributions to computing. Nandi is one of 52 ACM members selected this year for his extensive work in human-in-the-loop data infrastructure, next-generation query interfaces, and interactive data analytics systems.

Arnab Nandi in Thompson Library

To be considered for Distinguished Member status, a candidate must have at least 15 years of professional experience in the computing field, served as a mentor or role model, and made a significant impact in computer science.

Nandi’s work has not only been influential in the field of computing, but has also had translational impact across a diverse range of disciplines, including aviation, clinical research, and mobility. More recently, his connected vehicles data analytics spinout was acquired by Azuga, Inc., a Bridgestone company.

Nandi received a National Science Foundation Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Award, a Google Faculty Research Award, and IEEE's TCDE Early Career Award for his contributions towards user-focused data interaction. Closer to home, he received The Ohio State University's Alumni Award for Distinguished Teaching and Early Career Innovator of the Year Award.

At Ohio State since 2012, Nandi also co-founded the OHI/O Program, which fosters a tech culture through hackathons and informal learning, and The STEAM Factory, an interdisciplinary research and collaboration network.

The ACM is the world’s largest educational and scientific computing society, bringing together educators, researchers and other professionals. Learn about all of the 2023 honorees ithe ACM press release.