Maurice Herlihy's research interests focus on distributed computing, particularly multiprocessor synchronization and fault-tolerance.

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Maurice Herlihy received the A.B. degree in Mathematics from Harvard University and the Ph.D. degree in Computer Science from MIT. He has been an assistant professor in the Computer Science department at Carnegie Mellon University, a member of research staff at Digital Equipment Corporation's Cambridge (MA) Research Lab, and a consultant for Sun Microsystems. He is now a Professor of Computer Science at Brown University. He spent the 2005 academic year on leave at Microsoft Research, Cambridge, UK.

Prof. Herlihy's research centers on practical and theoretical aspects of multiprocessor synchronization, with a focus on wait-free and lock-free synchronization. His 1991 paper "Wait-Free Synchronization" won the 2003 Dijkstra Prize in Distributed Computing, and he shared the 2004 Goedel Prize for his 1999 paper "The Topological Structure of Asynchronous Computation." He is a Fellow of the ACM.

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Christopher Cole
Eric Ruppert
Felix Freiling
Konrad Lai
Lucia Penso
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Mark Moir
Mark Tuttle
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Nir Shavit
Ori Dvir,
P. Fatourou
Paul Martin
R. Iris Bahar
R. Wattenhofer
Rachid Guerraoui
Ravi Rajwar
Sebastian Pochon
Sergio Rajsbaum
Simon Doherty
Simon Marlowe
Simon Peyton-Jones
Srikanta Tirthapura.
Steve Heller
Tali Moreshet
Tim Harris
Victor Luchangco
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