Remzi Arpaci-Dusseau

Remzi is the Grace Wahba professor and Chair of Computer Sciences at UW-Madison. He co-leads a group with Professor Andrea Arpaci-Dusseau. Together, they have graduated 27 Ph.D. students and won numerous best-paper awards; many of our innovations are used by commercial systems. For their work, Andrea and Remzi received the 2018 ACM-SIGOPS Weiser award for "outstanding leadership, innovation, and impact in storage and computer systems research" and were named an ACM Fellow in 2020 for "contributions to storage and computer systems". Remzi has won the SACM Professor-of-the-Year award six times, the Rosner "Excellent Educator" award, and the Chancellor's Distinguished Teaching Award. The operating systems book Andrea and Remzi co-wrote ( is downloaded millions of times yearly and used at hundreds of institutions worldwide.