This December, Ron Baecker was honoured as a 2011 ACM Fellow. The 2011 fellows were named for leadership in the field and for "helping to drive the innovations that will sustain competitiveness in the digital age." The Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) annually identifies a group of individuals who "serve as distinguished colleagues to whom the ACM and its members look for guidance and leadership as the world of information technology evolves."
Ron was named a fellow for his "contributions to human-computer interaction and computer animation."
See the official press release
naming the 46 2011 ACM Fellows. Congratulations to Ron for this very impressive achievement!