Prof. Nir Shavit

Professor of Computer Science and Engineering

Primary DLC

Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

MIT Room: 32-G622

Areas of Interest and Expertise

Parallel Computing
Multicore Programming
Concurrent Data Structures
Shared Memory Computability and Complexity
Techniques for Designing, Implementing, and Reasoning About Multiprocessors (In Particular the Design of Concurrent Data Structures for Multi-Core Machines)
Introduction and First Implementation of Software Transactional Memory

Research Summary

Professor Shavit's main interests are techniques for designing, implementing, and reasoning about multiprocessors, in particular concurrent data structures for multicore machines, and the mathematical foundations of the shared memory computation model that governs their behavior.

Recent Work