Dr. Margo Seltzer has been named the 2023-2024 ACM Athena Lecturer by the Association for Computing Machinery. The ACM Athena Lecturer Award celebrates women researchers who have made fundamental contributions to Computer Science. Alongside a cash prize of $25,000 provided by Two Sigma, the recipient of this award gives an invited talk at a major ACM conference of her choice.
Margo Seltzer is recognized for foundational research in file and storage systems, pioneering research in data provenance, impactful software contributions in Berkeley DB, and tireless dedication to service and mentoring. Seltzer is especially known for her efforts to broaden participation in computer science among traditionally underrepresented groups. She has also served as program chair for conferences in systems and databases, and serves on numerous advisory boards for scientific and national boards. To learn more about Dr. Seltzer's many accomplishments please click here. Congratulations to CAIDA's own: Dr. Margo Seltzer!