Leandros Tassiulas Named 2020 ACM Fellow

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Leandros Tassiulas Named 2020 ACM Fellow

Wednesday, January 13, 2021
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Leandros Tassiulas, the John C. Malone Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, has been named a fellow of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), the world’s largest educational and scientific computing society.

The ACM Fellows program recognizes the top 1% of ACM Members for their outstanding accomplishments in computing and information technology and/or outstanding service to ACM and the larger computing community. Fellows are nominated by their peers, with nominations reviewed by a distinguished selection committee.

Tassiulas was selected “for contributions to network control and optimization with applications in communication networks.”

Tassiulas’s research interests are in the field of computer and communication networks with emphasis on fundamental mathematical models and algorithms of complex networks, architectures and protocols of wireless systems, sensor networks, novel internet architectures and experimental platforms for network research. His most notable contributions include the max-weight scheduling algorithm and the back-pressure network control policy, opportunistic scheduling in wireless, the maximum lifetime approach for wireless network energy management, and the consideration of joint access control and antenna transmission management in multiple antenna wireless system