Updated: 09/15/2017 by Computer Hope
Name: James (Jim) Aspnes
- Professor in Computer Science at Yale University.
- Distributed algorithms is main research interest.
- Created and managed TinyMUD, one of the first "social" MUDs that allowed participants to build a shared virtual world (1989).
Honors and awards
- Dylan Hixon '88 Prize for Teaching Excellence in the Natural Sciences. Awarded by Yale (2000).
- IBM Graduate Fellowship (1991–1992).
- NSF Graduate Fellowship (1987–1990).
- Phi Beta Kappa (1987).