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Balakrishnan Receives 2021 Lifetime Achievement Award From SIGCOMM


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Hari Balakrishnan.

ACM SIGCOMM recently awarded its 2021 Lifetime Achievement Award to Massachusetts Institute of Technology scientist and ACM fellow Hari Balakrishnan.

Credit: MIT Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab

ACM's Special Interest Group on Data Communication (SIGCOMM) has awarded its 2021 Lifetime Achievement Award to Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) scientist and ACM fellow Hari Balakrishnan.

His current research concerns networking, data management, and mobile sensing and his many contributions include mobile and sensor computing research, Internet transport and routing, overlay networks, person-to-person systems, and data management.

Balakrishnan founded the Cambridge Mobile Telematics smartphone telematics platform that reduces risky driving by 40%.

MIT's Daniela Rus said, "Hari is truly a prolific and extraordinary scholar, contributing highly influential research to computer networks, networked systems, and mobile computing."

From MIT Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory
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