CSE has approximately 50 tenure-track faculty, research-track faculty, and lecturers. Our faculty includes winners of eighteen Sloan Research Fellowships, twenty-nine NSF CAREER Awards, and the MacArthur Award. We have fifteen Fellows of the ACM, twelve IEEE fellows, and three members of the National Academy of Engineering. Five of our faculty have received the University of Washington Distinguished Teaching Award, and the department was the first recipient of the UW Brotman Award for Instructional Excellence.Read about our new 2015-2016 faculty hires here!
Computing for the developing world, health information systems, educational technology
Computer science education, educational technology, computing for the developing world
Distributed systems, networks, operating systems, security, parallel computing, education
Parallel and distributed processing and computer systems architecture
Databases, cloud computing, big-data analytics, scientific data management
Human computer interaction, designing for human values, constraint-based languages and systems
Computer architecture, programming languages, parallel computing, operating systems, energy-efficient computing.
Networks, wireless, mobile and ubiquitous computing, sensing, security and privacy
Data visualization and analysis, human-computer interaction and social computing
Distributed systems, networks, operating systems, and security
Design, implementation, and analysis of high-performance computing and communication systems; data-intensive discovery (eScience); information technology and public policy
Computational biology - network biology, genetics of complex traits, precision medicine, clinical sequencing
Machine learning - feature selection, structure learning, interpretable machine learning
Ubiquitous computing, sensing, human-computer interaction, embedded systems
Scientific-discovery games, games for learning, computer graphics, animation, optimal control, natural locomotion, optimization
Computational neuroscience, humanoid robotics, brain-computer interfaces
Computer vision, multimedia retrieval, biomedical informatics
Sensor systems; wireless power; sensing for robotics; ubiquitous computing; personal robotics
Data management: uncertain and probabilistic databases, data privacy and security, complexity of parallel query evaluation, data pricing.
Novice programming environments, educational technology, collaborative problem-solving environments
Artificial intelligence, internet systems, human computer interaction