I received an unexpected email message yesterday:
On behalf of the Executive Committee of ACM SIGSOFT and its selection committee it is our great pleasure to inform you that you have been selected as this year’s awardee for the SIGSOFT Influential Educator Award!
Congratulations! Thank you for your outstanding contributions to software engineering!
Marija Mikic, ACM SIGSOFT Awards Chair
Thomas Zimmermann, ACM SIGSOFT Chair
I’m honored to have been chosen.