Microsoft researcher Don Syme honored with Silver Medal from Royal Academy of Engineering

Microsoft researcher Don Syme honored with Silver Medal from Royal Academy of Engineering

Posted by George Thomas Jr.

RAE Silver Medal for Syme

Many programmers recognize Don Syme's name, but even more are influenced daily by his research and development. After all, Syme, a principal researcher in Microsoft's Cambridge, U.K., lab, has helped to develop and influence features of popular computer languages used by millions of programmers, C# in particular.

And soon Syme will get a new form of recognition: This month the Royal Academy of Engineering named Syme one of three winners of the prestigious Silver Medal for 2015.

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