ACM has announced their list of 2005 Fellows. Two AT&T researchers are on the list: Walter Willinger and Mikkel Thorup. A number of theory/algorithms folks have been named fellows: Umesh and Vijay Vazirani, Maurice Herlihy, Phokion Kolaitis, Krishna Palem, Eli Upfal (and of course Mikkel).
Congratulations to all the winners ! In the horse-race analysis of the awards, CMU came out on top with 3 fellows, followed by many double winners (including AT&T).