Jim Larus along with his co-authors Manuel Fahndrich, Mark Aiken, Chris Hawblitzel, Orion Hodson, Galen Hunt, Steven Levi received the EuroSys Test of Time Award for their EuroSys 2006 paper: Language support for Fast and Reliable Message-based Communication in Singularity OS. The paper describes “language, verification, and run-time system features that make messages practical as the sole means of communication between processes in the Singularity operating system”.

Jim Larus is the Dean of the Computer Science Department at EPFL. His research focuses on the hardware and software challenges associated with very large scale systems. For more information on Jim’s research, please visit http://vlsc.epfl.ch.