On behalf of ACM SIGMETRICS, I am pleased to announce
that Dr. Onno J. Boxma from Eindhoven University is this
year's recipient of the ACM SIGMETRICS Achievement Award.
The citation for his award reads "For outstanding
contributions to queueing theory and exceptional
leadership in the performance evaluation community".
Onno J. Boxma holds the chair of Stochastic Operations
Research in the Department of Mathematics and Computer
Science in Eindhoven University of Technology. Presently he
is vice-dean and chairman of the Mathematics subdepartment.
From October 2005 until April 2011, Onno was scientific
director of the European research institute EURANDOM.
His main research interests are in queueing theory and
its applications to the performance analysis of
computer-communication and production systems. He has
published about 180 refereed papers on these subjects,
and he is co-author/co-editor of five books on queueing
theory and performance evaluation.
He has served on the editorial board of several journals.
He was Area Editor for Operations Research Letters from
1999-2004, and has been Advisory Editor since 2004.
From 2004-2009, he was Editor-in-Chief of Queueing Systems,
being Advisory Editor since 2010. He is currently one of
the Coordinating Editors of the Applied Probability journals.
Onno Boxma is member of IFIP WG7.3, and honorary professor in
Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh (2008-2010 and 2011-2013).
He chairs the Prize Selection Committee of the Applied
Probability Society of INFORMS. In June 2009, he received an
honorary doctorate from the University of Haifa.
Dr. Boxma will receive his award at the ACM SIGMETRICS 2011
conference in June 2011.