Jim Aspnes

Updated: 09/15/2017 by Computer Hope
James (Jim) Aspnes

Name: James (Jim) Aspnes

Born: Unknown

Computer-related contributions

  • 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).