[Pharo-dev] Congratulation Doru Tudor Gîrba!

Sergi Reyner sergi.reyner at gmail.com
Mon Apr 14 10:04:03 EDT 2014

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2014-04-14 14:54 GMT+01:00 Tudor Girba <tudor at tudorgirba.com>:

> Hello,
> (I apologize for the late reply but I was offline for a week looking after
> a health/family matter)
> Thank you everyone for the kinds words. This award is a complete surprise,
> and reading your messages made me realize once again the privilege I had
> for all these 12 years.
> Working in a Smalltalk-inspired world is indeed inspiring. But, what makes
> it a privilege is working with all of you. And, I am not saying it just for
> the sake of it.
> Cheers,
>  Doru
> 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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> --
> www.tudorgirba.com
> "Every thing has its own flow"
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