Incoming faculty member Ming Liu awarded SIGCOMM Doctoral Dissertation Award honorable mention

Incoming faculty member Ming Liu was awarded honorable mention for the 2021 ACM SIGCOMM Doctoral Dissertation Award for Outstanding Ph.D. Thesis in Computer Networking and Data Communication from the Association for Computing Machinery’s Special Interest Group on Data Communications. Liu was recognized for “identifying and enabling novel uses of programmable network devices in data centers, including an in-network computing solution for accelerating distributed applications, and a microservice execution platform running on Smart Network Interface Cards (NICs)-accelerated servers.”

Liu joins the UW-Madison Computer Sciences Department at the beginning of the fall semester 2021. He comes to UW-Madison from a postdoctoral position at VMWare and earned his PhD from the University of Washington.

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