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