Dan Suciu

2022 SIGMOD Edgar F. Codd Innovations Award

The 2022 ACM SIGMOD Edgar F. Codd Innovations Award goes to Dan Suciu for lasting contributions to the foundations of novel data management trends.

Details: Dan Suciu is a Microsoft Endowed Professor in Computer Science and Engineering at the University of Washington.  He received his Ph.D. from the University of Pennsylvania in 1995 (under Val Tannen), was a principal member of the technical staff at AT&T Labs and joined the University of Washington in 2000.  Suciu has made contributions to query optimization, parallel data processing, probabilistic data, query explanation, data pricing, and data privacy. He is a co-author of two books, and has co-authored two surveys, on parallel query processing and on probabilistic data respectively.  Suciu received several best paper awards and test of time awards at PODS, SIGMOD, VLDB, and ICDT, and is a Fellow of the ACM.  Suciu is currently a member of the PODS Executive Committee, is serving as an associate editor for the Journal of the ACM and has served in the past as associate editor for ACM TODS, the VLDB Journal, Information Systems, and other journals.  Suciu’s PhD students Gerome Miklau, Christopher Re and Paris Koutris received the ACM SIGMOD Best Dissertation Award in 2006, 2010, and 2016 respectively, and Nilesh Dalvi was a runner up in 2008.