About ACM Grace Murray Hopper Award

Awarded to the outstanding young computer professional of the year, selected on the basis of a single recent major technical or service contribution. This award is accompanied  by a prize of $35,000. The candidate must have been 35 years of age or less at the time the qualifying contribution was made. Financial support of the Grace Murray Hopper Award is provided by Microsoft.


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Mohammad Alizadeh Receives ACM Grace Murray Hopper Award

Mohammad Alizadeh, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, is the recipient of the 2022 ACM Grace Murray Hopper Award for pioneering and impactful contributions to data center networks. Alizadeh has fundamentally advanced how data centers communicate efficiently in transporting data. One of his key contributions is the control of data center network congestion and packet loss with a groundbreaking Data Center Transport Control Protocol (DCTCP). DCTCP significantly increases performance in datacenter environments where state-of-the-art TCP protocols fall short.

2022 Grace Murray Hopper Award recipient Mohammad Alizadeh

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