May 10, 2021

Srikant receives ACM SIGMETRICS Achievement Award

by Sara Siddiqui in Announcement

Rayadurgam SrikantUniversity of Illinois Urbana-Champaign: In recognition of his scientific achievements and influential contributions toward unifying optimization, control, and stochastic networks for the design and analysis of computer systems and communication networks, DTI’s Co-director R. Srikant has received the 2021 ACM SIGMETRICS Achievement Award. This award is given to a senior researcher who has made outstanding contributions to computer and communication performance evaluation.

“Srikant is highly deserving of this award since he has been contributing to the networking and applied probability community for many years with outstanding results which have had major impact on the academic community and industry,” said Klara Nahrstedt, CSL Director and Ralph and Catherine Fisher Professor of Computer Science. “In addition to his research results, he is a great colleague and member of CSL who very much cares about creating a strong collaborative and productive environment in CSL leading to highly impactful results of CSL members.”