Updated: 05/22/2018 by Computer Hope
Name: Michael D. Schroeder
Born: 1945 in Richland, Washington, USA
- American Computer Scientist and co-founder of the Microsoft Research Silicon Valley Lab (2001).
- Deputy Managing Director of Microsoft Research Silicon Valley Lab (2001-2014).
- Co-inventor of the Needham-Schroeder authentication protocol.
- Creator of the Multics time sharing system, Cedar distributed file system, Grapevine e-mail system, Topaz operating system, Autonet and AN2 switch-based LANs, and Pachyderm e-mail system.
- Systems Work at Microsoft Research (2007).
- Using Sharing to Simplify System Management, in Computer Systems: Theory, Technology, and Applications (2004).
- On the impact of academic distributed systems research on industrial practice, in Future Directions in Distributed Computing (2002).
- Pachyderm: a Strategy for Working on the Web (1997).
- AN2: A High-Performance ATM Switch (1995).
Honors and awards
- Program co-chair for the ACM A.M. Turing Centenary Celebration (2012).
- ACM SIGOPS Hall of Fame Award (2010, 2008).
- NIST/NSA National Computer Systems Security Award (2007).
- ACM SIGSAC Outstanding Innovations Award (2006).
- Fellow of the Association for Computing Machinery.
- Chairman and program committee member for various SIGOPS Symposia on Operating Systems Principles.