Gentry Wins ACM Doctoral Dissertation Award for Innovation.
It received multiple best paper awards and multiple special issue invitations, as well as two invitations to the Highlights of Algorithms (HALG) conference. Due to its contributions to the field of distributed computing and all the merits mentioned above, the award committee unanimously selected this thesis as the winner of the 2019 Principles of Distributed Computing Doctoral Dissertation Award.
Constantinos Daskalakis won the 2008 Doctoral Dissertation Award from ACM (the Association for Computing Machinery) for advancing our understanding of behavior in complex networks of interacting individuals, such as those enabled and created by the Internet.
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He received a Ph.D. in Computer Science from UC Berkeley in 1998 and a B.Tech. from IIT Madras in 1993. He is an ACM Fellow, a Sloan Fellow, and a winner of ACM's doctoral dissertation award. He has co-authored nine award-winning papers including one that won the IEEE Bennett Prize.
ACM named Paul Mockapetris recipient of the 2019 ACM Software System Award for developing the Domain Name System (DNS), which provides the worldwide distributed directory service that is an essential component of the functionality of the global internet. In 1983, Mockapetris designed and built the DNS, creating the associated query protocol, a server implementation, and initial root servers.
His work has been recognized with a number of awards, including an NSF CAREER Award, an Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellowship, an ACM Doctoral Dissertation Award Honorable Mention, and the 2018 Presburger Award.
The award is selected by a committee of experts from academia and industry in the field and appointed by ACM in consultation with the SIGDA Chair. Deadline: November 30th of each year Nomination requirements: Each department of any university may nominate at most two Ph.D. dissertations whose final submission date is between July 1st of the previous year and June 30th of the current year.