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Sam Madden, Ph.D

Professor Madden received a B.S. and M.Eng. from MIT in 1999, and a Ph.D. from Berkeley in 2003. He joined the MIT Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science in 2004. Professor Madden's research is in the area of database systems, focusing on query processing over streams, sensors, and other networked information sources. He won a NSF Career Award in 2005. He was also named by Technology Review as a member of the 35 top innovators worldwide for 2005, known as TR35. Professor Madden has been cited for inventing CarTel, a distributed wireless platform which will monitor traffic and on-board diagnostic conditions and road surface reports. According to Technology Review, "Madden won for his work on simplifying the wireless sensor networks key to the remote monitoring of "everything from the habitat of an endangered bird species to a building's response to an earthquake."

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