Adam Dunkels from SICS, Sweden, is the winner of the 2008 Cor Baayen Award for a promising young researcher in computer science and applied mathematics. Sixteen finalists competed for this award established by ERCIM in 1995 to honour the first ERCIM President Cor Baayen.

Adam Dunkels, PhD, is senior researcher at the networked embedded systems group at SICS. He received his PhD degree from Mälardalen University, Sweden, in February 2007. The title of his thesis is "Programming Memory-constrained Networked Embedded Systems".

Adam Dunkels' research is experimental computer systems research at its best. The selection committee was impressed by the combination of high-quality research results and outstanding industrial impact, showing that it is possible to have both top-tier publications and far-reaching industrial adoption of research results. Adam Dunkels has already received several prestigious awards for his work. At his young age, he is already a leading researcher in his field.

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ERCIM Cor Baayen Award