Recent PhD graduate Michael Abebe has received the 2023 Cheriton Distinguished Dissertation Award. Now in its fifth year, the award was established to recognize excellence in computer science doctoral research. In addition to the recognition, recipients receive a cash prize of $1,000.
Michael was supervised by Computer Science Professor Khuzaima Daudjee. His thesis, which he defended in August 2022, is titled “Adaptive Data Storage and Placement in Distributed Database Systems,” and focused on building data systems that make intelligent and dynamic physical design decisions to improve performance.
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