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Amitabh Trehan Wins Dean's Dissertation Fellowship

September 15, 2009

PhD candidate, Amitabh Trehan, received the Dean's Dissertation Fellowship for the year 2009-2010 for his dissertation proposal "Self-Healing networks". The fellowship will provide one year financial assistance for the completion of his PhD degree. Earlier Trehan was nominated for this fellowship by the Computer Science department. Trehan's recent research focuses on developing distributed algorithms for self-healing and stability in dynamic networks such as computer networks. His last two papers in this area have been accepted at the prestigious conference, Principles of Distributed Computing (PODC), in both the year 2008 and2009. His advisor Prof. Jared Saia's guidance has been helping him mature as a researcher. In future Trehan wants to become an academician and continue research, learning and teaching computer science Congratulations Amitabh!

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