It's no secret that UW-Madison has one of the top database research groups in the world--and its alumni continue to make an impact in the field. Here are several recent accolades involving UW-Madison database alumni. (Have others to share? Email firstname.lastname@example.org to let us know.) Congrats to all!
EDBT Test of Time Award: Ramakrishnan Srikant (PhD '96) and Rakesh Agrawal (PhD '83)
SIGMOD Edgar F. Codd Innovations Award: Goetz Graefe (PhD '87)
SIGMOD Contributions Award: Yannis E. Ioannidis (former database faculty)
2017 Seoul Test of Time Award for the paper "Graph Structure in the Web": Janet L. Wiener, coauthor (MS '91, PhD '95). Find more information on Google Research Blog and the Festival of the Web site. Original paper here.