Faculty

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 2012/2013 faculty hires here!

 

Last changed Mon, 2012-11-05 11:39

Faculty

andersonatcs.washington.edu

Computing for the developing world, health information systems, educational technology

reaatcs.washington.edu

Computer science education, educational technology, computing for the developing world

tomatcs.washington.edu

Distributed systems, networks, operating systems, security, parallel computing, education

Emeritus
baeratcs.washington.edu  

Parallel and distributed processing and computer systems architecture

magdaatcs.washington.edu

Databases, cloud computing, big-data analytics, scientific data management

beameatcs.washington.edu

Computational complexity, proof complexity and satisfiability

borningatcs.washington.edu

Human computer interaction, designing for human values, constraint-based languages and systems

gaetanoatcs.washington.edu

Applications of mobile and embedded computing in resource-constrained environments, ubiquitous computing, sensor networks, embedded systems, applications in the developing world (ICTD)

mcakmakatcs.washington.edu  
Human-Robot Interaction, Programming by Demonstration, Robot teleoperation
luiscezeatcs.washington.edu

Computer architecture, programming languages, parallel computing, operating systems, energy-efficient computing. 

Photo of Alvin Cheung
akcheungatcs.washington.edu  
Arrives January, 2015. Tools that make use of programming language techniques to improve application performance
curlessatcs.washington.edu

Computer graphics, computer vision

pedrodatcs.washington.edu

Machine learning, artificial intelligence, data mining

Emeritus
eggersatcs.washington.edu

Computer architecture & compiler optimization

mernstatcs.washington.edu

Software engineering, programming languages

etzioniatcs.washington.edu

Artificial intelligence, web search

Ali Farhadi
aliatcs.washington.edu  

Computer vision, machine learning

jfogartyatcs.washington.edu

Human computer interaction, ubiquitous computing

foxatcs.washington.edu

Robotics, artificial intelligence, activity recognition

Hellmut Golde
Emeritus
 
Compilers
gshyamatcs.washington.edu

Networks, Wireless, Mobile and Ubiquitous Computing, Sensing, Security and Privacy

Dan Grossman
djgatcs.washington.edu

Programming languages

guestrinatcs.washington.edu
Machine Learning
jheeratcs.washington.edu  

Visualization, human-computer interaction and social computing

brucehatcs.washington.edu

Digital audio and synthesis, digital photography

karlinatcs.washington.edu

Algorithms, algorithmic game theory

Emeritus
tedatcs.washington.edu  
Hardware systems, real-time systems as applied to medical research
Ira Kemelmacher
kemelmiatcs.washington.edu

Computer vision, computer graphics

yoshiatcs.washington.edu

Computer security and privacy

arvindatcs.washington.edu

Distributed systems, networks, and security

ladneratcs.washington.edu

Access technology, algorithms, complexity

lazowskaatcs.washington.edu

Design, implementation, and analysis of high-performance computing and communication systems;
Data-intensive discovery (eScience);
Information technology and public policy

jrlatcs.washington.edu

Theory, approximation algorithms, applications of geometry

suinleeatcs.washington.edu

Machine learning, computational biology, medicine
Lee lab website

levyatcs.washington.edu
Operating systems design, distributed systems and the Web, security and privacy, computer architecture
lnatcs.washington.edu

Computer science education

monesatcs.washington.edu

Animation

Allison Obourn
aeobournatcs.washington.edu  
Computer science education
oskinatcs.washington.edu

Computer architecture

shayanatcs.washington.edu  
(Arriving January 2015) Approximation Algorithms, Randomized Algorithms, Spectral Algorithms, Spectral Graph Theory,Online Algorithm, Stochastic Optimization, Applied Probability
shwetakatcs.washington.edu

Ubiquitous computing, sensing, human-computer interaction, embedded systems

perkinsatcs.washington.edu

Compilers, languages, systems, CS education

zoranatcs.washington.edu

Scientific-Discovery Games, Learning Games, Computer graphics, animation, optimal control, natural locomotion, optimization

anupraoatcs.washington.edu

Theoretical computer science

raoatcs.washington.edu

Computational neuroscience, humanoid robotics, brain-computer interfaces

regesatcs.washington.edu

Computer science education

matt.reynoldsatee.washington.edu
Ultra-low power sensing and computation, RFID, wireless power transfer, biomedical applications, and smart materials and surfaces
ruzzoatcs.washington.edu

Computational biology

seeligatcs.washington.edu

Synthetic biology, biological control circuits

http://homes.cs.washington.edu/~shapiro/
seitzatcs.washington.edu

Computer vision, computer graphics

shapiroatcs.washington.edu

Computer vision, multimedia retrieval, biomedical informatics

Alan Shaw
Emeritus
shawatcs.washington.edu  

Real-time systems

jrsatcs.washington.edu

Sensor systems; wireless power; sensing for robotics; ubiquitous computing; personal robotics

nasmithatcs.washington.edu  
Arriving Autumn, 2015. Natural language processing.
Emeritus
snyderatcs.washington.edu  
Parallel computing, computer science education
suciuatcs.washington.edu

Data management: uncertain and probabilistic databases, data privacy and security, complexity of parallel query evaluation, data pricing.

tanimotoatcs.washington.edu

Image analysis, educational technology, collaborative problem-solving environments

Prof. Zachary Tatlock
ztatlockatcs.washington.edu
Formal verification, compilers, security.
todorovatcs.washington.edu

Intelligent control in biology and engineering

tompaatcs.washington.edu

Computational molecular biology

eminaatcs.washington.edu  
Software engineering, programming languages, formal methods
weldatcs.washington.edu

Artificial intelligence, internet systems, human computer interaction

zahorjanatcs.washington.edu
System security, streaming media multicast distribution techniques, distributed real-time rendering, performance evaluation, multi-media applications
lszatcs.washington.edu

Natural language processing, artificial intelligence, machine learning