6. January 2019
Some things never change. Here is Maffeo Barberini, future Pope Urban VIII, defending his Ph.D. in Pisa. Now, look at the guy on the right, falling asleep… (picture and remark courtesy of Ed Wong, with co-credit to the Vatican Museums)

10. October 2018
Natacha presents at OSDI Obladi: Oblivious Serializable Transactions in the Cloud.

28. September 2018
Chunzhi successfully defends his dissertation ‘Bringing Modular Concurrency Control to the Next Level’ at UT Austin. Congratulations Chunzhi!

5. September 2018
Youer receives a one year fellowship from IC3 for her work on unveiling the deep connections between Nakamoto’s consensus and traditonal distributed consensus protocols.

14-17. August 2018
Lorenzo lectures at SATIS ‘18: The 1st ACM SIGOPS Summer School on Advanced Topics in Systems in Troms&oslash, Norway.

7-12. August 2018
Lorenzo lectures and Natacha is a panelist at The Cornell, Maryland, Max Planck Pre-Doctoral Research School in Saarbruecken, Germany. The full Cornell contingent: Drew, Lorenzo, Nate, Tony, Natacha, and Sammy.