Miron Livny

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Miron Livny
BornMay 1, 1950
Alma materWeizmann Institute of Science
Known forHTCondor
Scientific career
FieldsComputer Science
InstitutionsUniversity of Wisconsin–Madison

Miron Livny (Hebrew: מירון לבני‎) is a senior researcher and professor specializing in distributed computing at the University of Wisconsin–Madison. Livny has been a professor of computer science at Wisconsin since 1983, where he leads the HTCondor high-throughput computing system project. Miron is also a principal investigator and currently the facility coordinator for the Open Science Grid project, Director of the Center for High Throughput computing, CTO of Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery, and Director of Core Computational Technology of the Morgridge Institute for Research.[1]

In 2006, along with Raghu Ramakrishnan, Professor Livny won the SIGMOD Test of Time award for his seminal work on distributed databases.[2]



  1. ^ "Miron Livny, Ph.D." 2011. Archived from the original on May 5, 2011. Retrieved May 5, 2011.
  2. ^ Association for Computing Machinery (2006). "SIGMOD Test of Time Award". Archived from the original on February 13, 2007. Retrieved April 10, 2007.

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