Barbara Liskov
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Professor Liskov was named an Institute Professor at MIT in 2008. She is a member of the National Academy of Engineering, a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and a fellow of the ACM. She received the ACM's Turing Award in 2009, the IEEE Von Neumann medal in 2004, the lifetime achievement award from the Society of Women Engineers in 1996, and in 2003 was named one of the 50 most important women in science by Discover magazine.

Her research interests include distributed systems, replication algorithms to provide fault-tolerance, programming methodology, and programming languages. Her current research projects include Byzantine-fault-tolerant storage systems, peer-to-peer computing, and support for automatic deployment of software upgrades in large-scale distributed systems.


Lectures:

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flag Engineering Human-Machine Relationships
as author at  MIT World Series: EECS Centennial Celebration,
together with: Victor Zue, Rodney A. Brooks, Martin Schmidt, Leslie Pack Kaelbling (moderator),
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flag Transforming Health Care
as moderator at  MIT World Series: EECS Centennial Celebration,
together with: Dennis Freeman, Martha L. Gray, Peter Szolovits, Eric Grimson,
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