ACM-W Athena Lecturer Award  
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, CSAIL United States – 2012

Professor Lynch's Athena Lecture was delivered at the 2013 joint meeting of the Symposium on Principles of Distributed Computing (PODC) and the Symposium on Parallel Algorithms and Architectures (SPAA). PODC is sponsored by the ACM Special Interest Group Operating Systems (SIGOPS) and the ACM Special Interest Group on Algorithms and Computations Theory (SIGACT). SPAA is sponsored by SIGACT and the ACM Special Interest Group on Computer Architecture (SIGARCH).

United States – 1997

For contributions to the theory of distributed computing, including mathematical models and proof techniques, algorithms and impossiblity results.

 The ACM Athena Lecturer Award was known as the ACM-W Athena Lecturer Award from 2006 – 2016.