Alexandre Proutiere Wins the 2009 SIGMETRICS Rising Star Researcher Award

ACM SIGMETRICS is pleased to announce the selection of Dr. Alexandre Proutiere of Microsoft Research as the recipient of the 2009 ACM SIGMETRICS Rising Star Researcher Award in recognition of his significant contributions to the analysis and design of distributed control mechanisms in wired and wireless data networks.

Dr. Proutiere is a researcher in the Systems and Networking group at Microsoft Research, Cambridge (UK). He received a PhD in Applied Mathematics from Ecole Polytechnique (Palaiseau, France) in 2003, graduated in Applied Mathematics from Ecole Normale Superieure (Paris), and qualified as an engineer at Ecole Nationale Superieure des Telecommunications (Paris). His research interests are in the design and the performance evaluation of computer networks, with a specific interest in resource allocation and control in wireless systems. Before joining Microsoft Research in June 2007, he was with France Telecom R&D and Ecole Normale Superieure (Paris), working on developing a traffic theory for the Internet.

Dr. Proutiere has served as co-chair of the first and second workshops on resource allocation in wireless networks (RAWNET'05, RAWNET'06), and as co-chair of ValueTools'07. He has also served on the program committees of ACM SIGMETRICS, IEEE INFOCOM, ACM CoNext, IEEE WiOpt, ITC, IEEE RAWNET, and Algotel. He is an associate editor of Performance Evaluation. He was the Keynote Speaker at the EuroNF Workshop on Wireless and Mobility (Stockholm, Sweden). He received the ACM SIGMETRICS/Performance Best Paper Award in 2004, the ACM Mobihoc Best Paper Award in 2009, and the Corps of Telecommunications Scholarship from Ecole Normale Superieure.

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