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Vortrag von Dr. C. Mohan (IBM Almaden Research Center)

"New Era in Distributed Computing with Blockchains and Databases"
Freitag, 25. August 2017 - 11:00, Leonardo-Campus 10, Hörssal Leo 1

Die GI-Regionalgruppe Münsterland lädt zu einem Sondertermin ein: Am Freitag, den 25. August, wird Dr. C. Mohan vom IBM Almaden Research Center, San Jose, einen Vortrag mit dem Titel "New Era in Distributed Computing with Blockchains and Databases" halten. Der Vortrag findet im Hörsaal Leo 1 am Leonardo-Campus 10 statt. Der Vortrag ist öffentlich - eine Anmeldung ist nicht erforderlich.

Weitere Informationen zum Thema des Vortrages finden Sie auf der Website der GI-Regionalgruppe Münsterland.

Über den Vortragenden: Dr. C. Mohan has been an IBM researcher for 35 years in thedatabase area, impacting numerous IBM and non-IBM products,the research and academic communities, and standards,especially with his invention of the ARIES family of databaselocking and recovery algorithms, and the Presumed Abort commitprotocol. This IBM (1997), and ACM/IEEE (2002) Fellow has alsoserved as the IBM India Chief Scientist for 3 years (2006-2009). Inaddition to receiving the ACM SIGMOD Innovations Award (1996),the VLDB 10 Year Best Paper Award (1999) and numerous IBMawards, Mohan was elected to the US and Indian NationalAcademies of Engineering (2009), and was named an IBM MasterInventor (1997). This Distinguished Alumnus of IIT Madras (1977) received his PhD at theUniversity of Texas at Austin (1981). He is an inventor of 50 patents. He is currently focusedon Blockchain, Big Data and HTAP technologies (http://bit.ly/CMbcDB,http://bit.ly/CMgMDS). Since 2016, he has been a Distinguished Visiting Professor ofChina’s prestigious Tsinghua University. He has served on the advisory board of IEEESpectrum, and on numerous conference and journal boards. Mohan is a frequent speakerin North America, Europe and India, and has given talks in 40 countries. He is very activeon social media and has a huge network of followers.