"Transactional Data Structure Libraries" by VRG intern Sasha Spiegelman wins the http://conf.researchr.org/home/pldi-2016 Distinguished Paper award.

Full ACM Paper reference: Alexander Spiegelman, Guy Golan-Gueta, and Idit Keidar. 2016. Transactional data structure libraries. In Proceedings of the 37th ACM SIGPLAN Conference on Programming Language Design and Implementation (PLDI 2016). ACM, New York, NY, USA, 682-696. DOI=http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/2908080.2908112