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Frans Kaashoek

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253-7149

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32-G992

Frans Kaashoek is the Charles Piper Professor in MIT's EECS department and a member of CSAIL, where he coleads the parallel and distributed operating systems (PDOS) group. He received his PhD from the Vrije Universiteit (Amsterdam, The Netherlands) for his work on group communication in the Amoeba distributed operating system.  Frans is a member of the National Academy of Engineering and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, the recipient of the ACM SIGOPS Mark Weiser award and the 2010 ACM Prize in Computing.  He was a cofounder of Sightpath, Inc. and Mazu Networks, Inc.

 

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