Heidi Howard is currently studying towards a PhD at the Cambridge University, Computer Lab, under the supervision of Prof. Jon Crowcroft. Her research interests are fault-tolerance, consistency and consensus in distributed computer systems. In 2014, she received her BA in Computer Science from Pembroke College at the Cambridge University. Heidi has also previously worked as research assistant and undergraduate researcher at the University of Cambridge and has interned with Dahlia Malkhi at VMware Research.

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