CSAIL Professor’s Accomplishments Celebrated in Technical Symposium

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CSAIL Professor’s Accomplishments Celebrated in Technical Symposium
Photo: Jason Dorfman, CSAIL photographer.

NEC Professor of Software Science and Engineering Nancy Lynch was honored in late August at a series of joint lectures, co-hosted by the Principles of Distributed Computing and the International Conference on Concurrency Technology. The symposium, which coincided with the professor’s 60th birthday celebration, lauded her contributions to the foundations of distributed computing in a variety of ways. Lynch received her PhD from the Institute in 1972 and has been an MIT faculty member since 1982. For more detailed information on conference speakers and topics, click here; Lynch’s CSAIL biography can be found here.