The Max Planck Institute for Software Systems conducts high-risk, high-impact research in all areas related to the design, analysis, modeling, implementation and evaluation of complex software systems.
It is one of eighty institutes run by the Max Planck Society, which is world-renowned for its basic research in medicine, biology, chemistry, physics, technology and the humanities.
MPI-SWS researchers win ECRTS best-paper award
Felipe Cerqueira, Felix Stutz, and Björn Brandenburg have received the best- paper award at ECRTS 2016, for their paper "Prosa: A Case for Readable Mechanized Schedulability Analysis." Read more about Prosa.
Mitra Nasri wins Humboldt fellowship
MPI-SWS postdoctoral fellow Mitra Nasri has won a two-year Humboldt postdoctoral fellowship. The fellowship enables highly-qualified scientists from abroad to spend extended periods of research in Germany. Dr. Nasrabadi will be spending her fellowship years with the Real Time Systems research group.
Peter Druschel recognized as a Microsoft Outstanding Collaborator
MPI-SWS Director Peter Druschel was honored with a Microsoft Outstanding Collaborator Award. The award was given for his numerous contributions to Microsoft Research over the years. Druschel's collaborative work with Microsoft Research has generated a long stream of seminal papers. One of the most noteworthy is his paper on the distributed hash table Pastry --- a paper that is one of the most highly cited papers ever written by MSR researchers.
Announcing the Maryland Max Planck Ph.D. Program in Computer Science
Derek Dreyer awarded ERC Consolidator Grant
Joel Ouaknine joins the MPI-SWS faculty
Visiting professor Patrick Loiseau wins Humboldt award
Patrick Loiseau, an Assistant Professor in the Data Science department at EURECOM, has been selected for a prestigious Humboldt Research Award from the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation. This award provides support for him to spend up to a year at the institute, where he will work with Krishna Gummadi and other MPI-SWS researchers on security and privacy issues in social computing systems.
Sadegh Soudjani wins DIC Best PhD-Thesis Award
MPI-SWS postdoctoral fellow Sadegh Soudjani has been awarded the DISC Best PhD-Thesis Award for the best PhD thesis defended in 2014 in the Netherlands in the area of systems and control. Dr. Soudjani received the award for the excellent quality of his PhD Thesis "Formal Abstraction for Automated Verification and Synthesis of Stochastic Systems" for which he obtained the doctoral degree at Delft University of Technology in November.
Isabel Valera and Rijurekha Sen win Humboldt fellowship
MPI-SWS postdoctoral fellows Isabel Valera and Rijurekha Sen have each won a two-year Humboldt postdoctoral fellowship. The fellowship enables highly-qualified scientists from abroad to spend extended periods of research in Germany. Dr. Valera recently joined the newly created Learning in Networks research group and Dr. Sen collaborates with both the MPI-SWS Distributed Systems and Social Computing research groups.
Rijurekha Sen wins ACM-India Doctoral Dissertation Award
MPI-SWS postdoctoral fellow Rijurekha won the 2014 Best Doctoral Dissertation Award by ACM-India for her thesis titled "Different Sensing Modalities for Traffic Monitoring in Developing Regions" Dr. Sen recently joined the MPI-SWS Distributed Systems and Social Computing research groups.
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