2019 SIGMOD Edgar F. Codd Innovations Award
Anastasia Ailamaki is the recipient of the 2019 ACM SIGMOD Edgar F. Codd Innovations Award for her pioneering work on the architecture of database systems, its interaction with computer architecture, and scientific data management.
Details: Anastasia Ailamaki is a Professor of Computer and Communication Sciences at EPFL and the co-founder of RAW Labs SA, a Swiss company that develops a software engine for real-time analysis of heterogeneous big data. Previously, she was on the faculty of the Computer Science Department at CMU, where she held the Finmeccanica endowed chair. She has received the 2019 EDBT Test of Time award, the 2018 Nemitsas Prize in Computer Science, an ERC Consolidator Award (2013), the European Young Investigator Award from the European Science Foundation (2007), an Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellowship (2005), and ten best-paper awards in database, storage, and computer architecture conferences. She is an ACM fellow, an IEEE fellow, and an elected member of the Swiss, the Belgian, and the Cypriot National Research Councils.