Alumni Hall Of Fame

Martin Farach

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Efficient Replacement Strategies in the Memory Hierarchy
Amihood Amir


Martin Farach Colton received his Ph.D. from the University of Maryland in 1991. After completing his postdoc at the University of Maryland, Farach Colton went on to join Google in its early years and then founded the company TokuTek.

         Farach Colton’s research focuses on pattern matching, data compression, and data structures. TokuTek is a performance database company that delivers Big Data capabilities to leading open source data management platforms. The breakthrough technology allows for a new class of applications that handle unprecedented amounts of incoming data and scale with the data processing needs of tomorrow. 

         Farach Colton is also part of the Superlinear Indexes, a project investigating how data structures and algorithms for maintaining super linear indexes on out-of-core storage with high incoming data rates with Michael Bender at SUNY SB and Bradley Kuszmaul and Charles Leiseron at MIT.


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Narendra Ahuja

PhD 1979
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Michael Antonov

Bachelor's 2003
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J. Gary Augustson

Master's 1969
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David Baggett

Bachelor's 1992
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Suman Banerjee

PhD 2003
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Sergey Brin

Bachelor's 1993
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Paul Capriolo

Bachelor's 2006
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Anthony Casalena

Bachelor's 2005
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Charles Dyer

PhD 1979
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Martin Farach

PhD 1991
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Gary Flake

PhD 1993
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Rajiv Gandhi

PhD 2003
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Howard Gobioff

Bachelor's 1993
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Naresh Gupta

PhD 1993
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Patrick Jenkins

Bachelor's 2006
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Vipin Kumar

PhD 1982
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Shmuel Peleg

PhD 1979
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Andrew Reisse

Bachelor's 2001
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Glenn Ricart

PhD 1980
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S. Cenk Sahinalp

PhD 1997
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Pooja Sankar

Master's 2004
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Jagdeep Singh

Bachelor's 1987
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Aya Soffer

PhD 1995
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Lee Spector

PhD 1992
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Granger Sutton

PhD 1992
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Qiang Yang

PhD 1989
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Shayan Zadeh

Master's 2002