International Symposium on DIStributed Computing (DISC) 2017

Doctoral Dissertation Award

The Principles of Distributed Computing Doctoral Dissertation Award was created in 2012 to acknowledge and promote outstanding research by doctoral (Ph.D.) students on the principles of Distributed Computing.

The award is sponsored jointly by the ACM Symposium on Principles of Distributed Computing (PODC) and the EATCS Symposium on Distributed Computing (DISC). This award is presented annually, with the presentation taking place alternately at PODC and DISC. The 2017 award was won by Dr. Mohsen Ghaffari for his dissertation Improved Distributed Algorithms for Fundamental Graph Problems, written under the supervision of Prof. Nancy Lynch at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. It was presented at PODC 2017 in Washington, DC, USA. More details can be found on the PODC 2017 website.

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