Heidi Howard

Research Fellow in Computer Science,
Trinity Hall,
Department of Computer Science and Technology,
University of Cambridge

Email: heidi.howard at cl.cam.ac.uk,
Office: FW01, William Gates Building, 15 JJ Thomson Avenue, Cambridge, CB3 0FD, UK

Dr Heidi Howard is a research fellow based at Cambridge University’s Department of Computer Science and Technology.  Heidi’s research focuses on improving consistency, reliability and performance in distributed systems. Heidi received her BA in Computer Science from Cambridge University in 2014. In 2019, Heidi received her PhD from Cambridge University for her research on distributed consensus. Heidi is probably most widely known for her generalizations of the widely used Paxos algorithm for solving consensus, including her work on Flexible Paxos.