Bio: Robbert Van Renesse is a Principal Research Scientist at the Department of Computer Science. He received his Ph.D. from the Vrije Universiteit in Amsterdam in 1989 where he developed the Amoeba Distributed Operating System. Subsequently he worked on the Plan 9 operating system at AT&T Bell Laboratories. Since joining Cornell in 1991 he has worked on fault-tolerant distributed systems. Robbert van Renesse is a co-founder of D.A.G. Labs, which was acquired by FAST Search & Transfer, which was acquired by Microsoft, and a co-founder of Reliable Network Solutions, Inc.
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