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Prof. Jason Flinn Receives U-M's Faculty Recognition Award

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Prof. Jason Flinn has been selected to receive a Faculty Recognition Award by the Rackham Graduate School at the University of Michigan. Thirty U-M faculty members have been honored with this award for their teaching, scholarship, service and creative activities.

Prof. Flinn joined the department in 2002 as an assistant professor. His research is in the area of operating systems, mobile computing, storage, and distributed systems. He is currently interested in creating software systems that allow concurrent programs to execute more reliably on multicore computers, as well as in enabling demanding applications to run on small, mobile computers and smartphones.

He will be teaching EECS 482 (Introduction to Operating Systems) in Winter 2016, and has taught EECS 582 (Advanced Operating Systems) and EECS 591 (Distributed Systems) in the past.

He has received an NSF CAREER Award as well as a CoE Education Excellence Award in recognition of his consistently high rankings from students and his contributions to the curriculum. He heads the Pervasive Computing Research Group and is a member of the Michigan Mobility Group.

About the Faculty Recognition Award

The Faculty Recognition Award is intended for faculty early in their careers who have demonstrated substantive contributions to the university through achievements in scholarly research and/or creative endeavors; excellence as a teacher, adviser and mentor; and distinguished participation in service activities of the university.


Posted: October 5, 2015