USACMUnited States Association for Computational Mechanics (Austin, TX)
USACMUS Association for Computing Machinery
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USACM staff then match the user's requirements against the company's hologram producer members' capabilities, and forwards the requirements or puts the selected member in touch with the prospective customer.
He is past Chairman of the Engineering Mechanics Division of the ASCE, the Applied Mechanics Division of ASME, past President of USACM, and a member of the National Academy of Engineering (elected in 1992) and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences (elected in 2002).
In a letter dated July 19, 2001 to Secretary of Commerce Donald Evans, USACM prevails upon the Department to conduct a "careful and complete evaluation" before handing Dot-US over to a single private company for policy and technical administration.
Barbara Simons, Co-Chair of USACM and immediate past president of ACM, "Very few companies or organizations are aware the Department is accepting proposals for the management of Dot-US.
Added USACM Co-Chair Eugene Spafford, "That the DMCA can be used to deny researchers their Constitutional freedom to exchange ideas - in print and in speech - shows what is wrong with overly broad legislation.
I'm really delighted that Jeff is joining us," said Barbara Simons, who co-chairs the USACM with Eugene Spafford of Purdue University.
USACM also joined a group of nearly 50 of the nation's top security researchers and practitioners urging Congress to reconsider provisions of the legislation for copyright protection (the Digital Millennium Act) and has become influential in helping to set direction for the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) organization.
The Association invited six of its members to speak on a Science Policy Panel that was moderated by Chuck Brownstein, Chair of USACM.
On March 1, USACM joined a number of organizations and scientists in an amicus brief with the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals arguing that a Cleveland law professor should be allowed to publish encryption code on his Web site without government permission.
The USACM Public Policy Committee helped to make a difference in the public policy debate about regulating circumvention of technical protection systems.
Technology Policy Committee (USACM) to give computer professionals a much-needed voice on such critical issues as encryption, privacy, and intellectual property on the Internee I commissioned the highly praised ACM report, "Codes, Keys, and Conflicts: Issues in US Crypto Policy," that was the starting point of the National Research Council's encryption policy study As USACM Chair I have testified before federal and state legislative committees and have been invited to join the President's Export Council's Subcommittee on Encryption
We need to monitor the distribution of our efforts on programs that affect only a specific country or geographic area, such as USACM and accreditation in the US, and the Central/Eastern Europe Summer School.