[Pharo-dev] Congratulation Doru Tudor Gîrba!

Peter Hugosson-Miller oldmanlink at gmail.com
Thu Apr 10 12:18:19 EDT 2014

Many congratulations, Doru!

Hey, Uppsala is just 60km from where I live, so hopefully I'll be able to
come and witness the prize-giving :-)


On Thu, Apr 10, 2014 at 5:53 PM, Usman Bhatti <usman.bhatti at gmail.com>wrote:

> Congratulations!!
> A well-deserved award for your achievements. It brings prestige to our
> community as well.
> And thanks Alex for sharing the news.
> regards,
> Usman
> On Thu, Apr 10, 2014 at 4:57 PM, Alexandre Bergel <alexandre.bergel at me.com
> > wrote:
>> Dear colleges and friends,
>> It is a great pleasure for me to send this email.
>> A couple of days ago AITO officially announced that the junior prize of
>> the AITO Dahl-Nygaard Prize Winners is given to Doru, Tudor Gîrba. The
>> award will be given at the ECOOP conference, this year, in Uppsala, Sweden.
>> AITO is the non-profit organization who is behind ECOOP.
>> The prestigious Dahl-Nygaard award is given to "individuals that have
>> made significant technical contributions to the field of
>> Object-Orientation". ECOOP is the high-caliber European conference on
>> object-orientation. The European version of OOPSLA.
>> I have known Doru for year, when we were doing our PhD in Bern under the
>> supervision of Stéphane Ducasse and Oscar Nierstrasz. Doru's work and ideas
>> have had a great impact on the Pharo and Smalltalk community.
>> Doru is member of the Pharo board. Doru authored Glamour, GTToolKit and
>> many more applications. Doru is not only a great researcher, a great
>> engineer or a great speaker. He is also a great leader. Doru is the main
>> architect of the Moose effort, and a great coordinator in the Moose and
>> Pharo communities. Doru authored Humane Assessment, "the method for making
>> software engineering decisions".
>> Doru's work has had a great impact on my personal work. Roassal is an
>> extension of the ideas first presented in Mondrian, which was first
>> authored by Doru and his student around 2005. Without Doru, Moose would not
>> be as it is now.
>> Doru, we are happy to have you with us! This international recognition
>> will drag up all of us.
>> Links:
>> http://www.tudorgirba.com
>> http://www.humane-assessment.com
>> http://www.aito.org/Dahl-Nygaard/2014.html
>> Big big clap!
>> Alexandre
>> --
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>> Alexandre Bergel  http://www.bergel.eu
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