Miron Livny

Miron Livny
CTO, Professor
330 North Orchard Street, Room 3324C
Madison WI 53715
Joined WID: 2010

Efficiency in data storage and management


  • B.S., Physics and Mathematics, 1975. Hebrew University
  • M.S., Computer Science, 1978. Weizmann Institute of Science
  • Ph.D., Computer Science, August 1983. Weizmann Institute of Science. (Thesis: The Study of Load Balancing Algorithms for Decentralized Processing Systems)

Research Description

Miron Livny is a Professor of Computer Science at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, Principal Scientist at Core Computational Technology of the Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery, Chief Technology Officer of the Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery, Director of the UW Center for High Throughput Computing (CHTC), Director of the Software Assurance Marketplace and the Technical Director of the Open Science Grid (OSG).

His research interests include: Distributed Processing Systems, High Throughput Computing, Software Assurance, Cyberinfrastructure


Advanced Computing Initiative

Center for High Throughput Computing

Open Science Grid


In 2006, along with Raghu Ramakrishnan, Professor Livny won the SIGMOD Test of Time award for his seminal work on distributed databases