MSU associate professor and doctoral student win Best Paper Award

April 8, 2024

The Department of Computer Science and Engineering has another award-winning paper.

Maxwell Young

Associate Professor Maxwell Young, doctoral student Trisha Chakraborty, and University of New Mexico Professor Jared Saia were awarded the Best Paper Award at the International Conference on Distributed Computing and Networking.

To win the award, their paper, Defending Hash Tables from Subterfuge with Depth Charge, had to undergo a rigorous review by a panel of experts. Chakraborty explained that winning the award is a significant achievement for researchers as it recognizes their work within the academic community and highlights the importance and quality of their contributions.

“Winning this award was incredibly fulfilling and motivates me for future research endeavors,” Chakraborty said. “While recognition isn't the primary aim of science, it's nonetheless important and fitting to acknowledge the effort and insights involved. Winning this award was a moment of validation for all the hard work and dedication put into this research.

Chakraborty had the opportunity to accept the award and present her work at this year’s conference held in Chennai, India.

The International Conference on Distributed Computing and Networking (ICDCN) is a prestigious gathering of researchers, professionals, and experts from around the globe dedicated to exploring the forefront of distributed computing and networking technologies. With a rich history spanning over two decades, ICDCN has established itself as a premier platform for presenting groundbreaking research, sharing valuable insights, and fostering collaborative discussions in areas such as distributed algorithms, cloud computing, Internet of Things (IoT), wireless networks, and cybersecurity. Through a diverse program comprising keynote presentations, technical sessions, workshops, and tutorials, ICDCN facilitates knowledge exchange, promotes innovation, and paves the way for transformative advancements in the field.

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By Camille Carskadon