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Prof. Boaz Barak Awarded FOCS 2021 "Test of Time" Award for Groundbreaking 2001 Paper

March 17, 2022
The 2021 FOCS conference took place this February 2022, and Harvard Theory's own Boaz Barak received the prestigious FOCS "Test of Time" Award for his 2001 paper "How to Go Beyond the Black-Box Simulation Barrier".  

On their website, the FOCS 2021 Test of Time Award committee states that it "[pays] ...

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Theory Undergrads Make Strong Showing in CRA Awards! Ted Pyne a Winner

January 5, 2022
Harvard CS Theory Students made an incredible showing in the recent Computing Research Assocation (CRA) awards.
 
This program recognizes undergraduate students in North American colleges and universities who show outstanding research potential in an area of computing research. Ted Pyne was a Winner, Louis Golowich a Finalist, and Noah Singer an Honorable Mention.
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Prof. Michael Mitzenmacher Wins ACM Paris Kanellakis Theory and Practice Award for "The Power of Two Choices"

June 1, 2021

Harvard Theory of Computation Professor Michael Mitzenmacher, along with Yossi Azar, Andrei Broder, and Anna Karlin, have been named 2020 ACM Paris Kanellakis Theory and Practcice Award Recipients for "the discovery the discovery and analysis of balanced allocations, known as the power of two choices, and their extensive applications to practice. The Balanced Allocations paper and the follow-up work on the power of two choices are elegant theoretical results, and their content will continue to have a demonstrable effect on the practice of computing." 

 

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Prof. Harry Lewis Receives 2021 IEEE Mary Kenneth Keller Computer Science & Engineering Undergraduate Teaching Award

March 1, 2021

For "his over 40 year dedication towards undergraduate computer science education at Harvard, his authoring of Computer Science introductory textbooks, and his mentoring of many future educators", Prof. Harry R. Lewis has been honored with the IEEE Mary Kenneth Keller Computer Science and Engineering Undergraduate Teaching Award

 

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