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Lamport, Leslie

Born: 1941 AD
Currently alive, at 80 years of age.
Nationality: American
Categories: Computer Scientist, Scientist

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.