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Lamport, Leslie

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Born: 1941 AD
Currently alive, at 73 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Computer Scientist, Scientist

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1941 - Leslie Lamport, born in Massacuhsetts. He is an American computer scientist.

1960 - A graduate of the Bronx High School of Science, he received a B.S. in mathematics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

1963 - 1972 - Received his M.A. and Ph.D. degrees in mathematics from Brandeis University.

2000 - His “Time, Clocks, and the Ordering of Events in a Distributed System”, which received the PODC Influential Paper Award.

2001 - He joined Microsoft Research at Mountain View, California.

2003 - Received four honorary doctorates from European universities: University of Rennes and Christian Albrechts University of Kiel.

2004 - Received four honorary doctorates from EPFL.

       - He received the IEEE Piore Award.

2005 - His work, the paper “Reaching Agreement in the Presence of Faults”, received the Dijkstra Prize.

2006 - Received four honorary doctorates from University of Lugano.



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