Faculty

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Eugene Higgins Professor, Department Chair
Ph.D., Carnegie-Mellon University, 1985
Phone: (609) 258-4627
Email: appel
Office: 222 Computer Science
Research Interests:
Programming languages, compilers, computer security.
Other Affiliations: CITP

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Charles C. Fitzmorris Professor
Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley, 1994
Phone: (609) 258-3869
Email: arora
Office: 307 Computer Science
Research Interests:
Uses of randomness in complexity theory and algorithms; Efficient algorithms for finding approximate solutions to NP-hard problems (or proving that they don't exist); Cryptography.

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David August (on leave)
Professor
Ph.D., University of Illinois, Urbana/Champaign, 2000
Phone: (609) 258-2085
Email: august
Office: 209 Computer Science
Research Interests:
Computer Architecture and Compilers.
Other Affiliations: EE

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Sandra Batista
Lecturer
Phone: (609) 258-6943
Email: sbatista
Office: 215 Computer Science

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Associate Professor
Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley, 2004
Phone: (609) 258-9907
Email: blei
Office: 419 Computer Science
Research Interests:
Machine learning, graphical models, computational statistics, information retrieval, natural language processing.
Other Affiliations: CITP, PACM, PNI

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Assistant Professor
Ph.D., University of Toronto, 2008
Phone: (609) 258-8130
Email: mbraverm
Office: 411 Computer Science
Research Interests:
Complexity theory, algorithms, game theory, machine learning, and applications of computer science in healthcare and medicine.

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Professor
Ph.D., Stanford University, 2001
Phone: (609) 258-7477
Email: moses
Office: 305 Computer Science
Research Interests:
Design and analysis of algorithms, particularly approximation algorithms, on-line algorithms and efficient algorithms for dealing with large volumes of data.
Other Affiliations: PACM

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Eugene Higgins Professor
Ph.D., Yale University, 1980
Phone: (609) 258-5380
Email: chazelle
Office: 404 Computer Science
Research Interests:
Computational Geometry, Sublinear Algorithms, Clustering, Discrepancy Theory, Lower Bounds.
Other Affiliations: PACM

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Professor
Ph.D., Carnegie-Mellon University, 1976
Phone: (609) 258-6314
Email: doug
Office: 309 Computer Science
Research Interests:
Computer architecture and organization; architecturally-focused performance analysis.
Other Affiliations: EE

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Phillip Y. Goldman '86 Professor and Dean of the Faculty
Ph.D., Harvard University, 1973
Email: dpd
Office: 9 Nassau Hall
Research Interests:
Visualization, pervasive computing, software engineering.
Other Affiliations: PACM

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Lecturer
Ph.D., Drexel University, 2008
Phone: (609) 258-2211
Email: rdondero
Office: 206 Computer Science

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Assistant Professor
Ph.D., Weizmann Institute of Science, 2008
Phone: (609) 258-0255
Email: zdvir
Office: 405 Computer Science
Research Interests:
Computational complexity, pseudo-randomness, coding theory and discrete mathematics.
Other Affiliations: Math

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Senior Research Scholar
Ph.D., Princeton University, 1980
Phone: (609) 258-2824
Email: fellbaum
Office: 412 Computer Science
Research Interests:
Lexical semantics, the syntax-semantics interface, syntactic alternations, computational linguistics, large-scale lexical resources, idioms, ontology.

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Professor
Ph.D., University of Washington, 1993
Phone: (609) 258-5906
Email: felten
Office: 302 Sherrerd Hall
Research Interests:
Computer security; network software; technology law and policy.
Other Affiliations: WWS, CITP

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Rebecca Fiebrink (on leave)
Assistant Professor
Ph.D., Princeton University, 2011
Phone: (609) 258-8118
Email: fiebrink
Office: 408 Computer Science
Research Interests:
Computer music, human-computer interaction, real-time expressive computer control, applied machine learning.
Other Affiliations: Music

Photo of Adam Finkelstein
Professor
Ph.D., University of Washington, 1996
Phone: (609) 258-5756
Email: af
Office: 424 Computer Science
Research Interests:
Computer graphics, animation.

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Associate Professor
Ph.D., New York University, 2007
Phone: (609) 258-9179
Email: mfreed
Office: 308 Computer Science
Research Interests:
Distributed systems, security, networking.
Other Affiliations: CITP

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Professor, Director of Graduate Studies
Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley, 1993
Phone: (609) 258-1748
Email: funk
Office: 422 Computer Science
Research Interests:
Structural bioinformatics and computer graphics.

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Lecturer
Phone: (609) 258-1978
Email: dgabai
Office: 205 Computer Science

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Lecturer
M.S., University of Pittsburgh, 1986
Phone: (609) 258-6484
Email: maia
Office: 205 Computer Science

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Ananda Gunawardena
Lecturer
Phone: (609) 258-6253
Email: guna
Office: 208 Computer Science

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Joshua Hug
Lecturer
Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley, 2011
Phone: (609) 258-5379
Email: jhug
Office: 312 Computer Science
Research Interests:
Dynamics of Biological Systems, Visualization

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Judith Israel
Lecturer
Phone: (609) 258-9300
Email: jlisrael
Office: 208 Computer Science

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Professor
Ph.D., Princeton University, 1969
Phone: (609) 258-2089
Email: bwk
Office: 311 Computer Science
Research Interests:
Application-specific languages, document preparation, user interfaces, software tools, programming methodology.
Other Affiliations: CITP

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Lecturer
Ph.D., Georgia Institute of Technology, 2011
Phone: (609) 258-0839
Email: kintali
Office: 312 Computer Science
Research Interests:
Computational Complexity, Algorithmic Game Theory, Graph Theory and Combinatorial Optimization.

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Photo of Andrea LaPaugh
Professor
Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1980
Phone: (609) 258-4568
Email: aslp
Office: 304 Computer Science
Research Interests:
Search and retrieval of information; data mining, particularly clustering; combinatorial algorithms.

Photo of Kai Li
Paul M. and Marcia R. Wythes Professor
Ph.D., Yale University, 1986
Phone: (609) 258-4637
Email: li
Office: 321 Computer Science
Research Interests:
Parallel architectures and systems; distributed systems; operating systems.
Other Affiliations: EE, PicSciE, PRISM

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Xiaoyan Li
Lecturer
Ph.D., University of Massachusetts, 2006
Phone: (609) 258-7844
Email: xiaoyan
Office: 410 Computer Science

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Professor
Ph.D., Stanford, 1994
Phone: (609) 258-1912
Email: mrm
Office: 204 Computer Science
Research Interests:
Computer Architecture, Power-Aware Computing, and Mobile Computing.
Other Affiliations: EE

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Lecturer
Ph.D., University of Notre Dame, 2010
Phone: (609) 258-5388
Email: cmoretti
Office: 206 Computer Science

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Assistant Professor
Ph.D., University of Texas, Austin, 2009
Phone: (609) 258-9302
Email: arvindn
Office: 308 Sherrerd Hall
Research Interests:
privacy, security, tech policy, cryptography, social networks
Other Affiliations: CITP

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Associate Professor
Ph.D., Rice University, 2000
Phone: (609) 258-2086
Email: vivek
Office: 322 Computer Science
Research Interests:
Network/Web servers, operating systems, high-performance applications.
Other Affiliations: CITP

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Robert E. Kahn Professor Emeritus and Research Scientist
Ph.D., Purdue University, 1985
Phone: (609) 258-6077
Email: llp
Office: 105 221 Nassau Street
Research Interests:
Networked systems, communication protocols, operating systems.
Other Affiliations: CITP

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Lecturer
Phone: (609) 258-1794
Email: ipetras
Office: 215 Computer Science

Photo of David Pritchard
Lecturer
Ph.D., University of Waterloo, 2010
Phone: (609) 258-6617
Email: dp6
Office: 410 Computer Science

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Photo of Jennifer Rexford
Professor
Ph.D., University of Michigan, 1996
Phone: (609) 258-5182
Email: jrex
Office: 306 Computer Science
Research Interests:
Networking, network virtualization, Internet measurement, network management, network troubleshooting.
Other Affiliations: EE, CITP, Keller Center

Photo of Szymon Rusinkiewicz
Professor, Associate Chair
Ph.D., Stanford University, 2001
Phone: (609) 258-7479
Email: smr
Office: 406 Computer Science
Research Interests:
Computer graphics; acquisition of 3D shape, reflectance, and appearance of real-world objects.

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Photo of Robert Schapire
David M Siegel '83 Professor
Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1991
Phone: (609) 258-7726
Email: schapire
Office: 407 Computer Science
Research Interests:
Machine learning.
Other Affiliations: PACM

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Robert Sedgewick (on leave)
William O. Baker '39 Professor
Ph.D., Stanford University, 1975
Phone: (609) 258-4345
Email: rs
Office: 319 Computer Science
Research Interests:
Scientific analysis of algorithms, Analytic combinatorics.
Other Affiliations: CITP

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Sebastian Seung
Professor
Email: sseung
Office: 408 Computer Science

Photo of Jaswinder Singh
Professor
Ph.D., Stanford University, 1993
Phone: (609) 258-5329
Email: jps
Office: 423 Computer Science
Research Interests:
Parallel computing systems and applications: parallel applications and their implications for software and architectural design; system software and programming environments for multiprocessors. Special interest in applications of computing in computational biology, especially protein structure determination and simulating the immune system.
Other Affiliations: PACM, PicSciE

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Mona Singh (on leave)
Professor
Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1995
Phone: (609) 258-2087
Email: mona
Office: 420 Computer Science
Research Interests:
Computational molecular biology, as well as its interface with machine learning and algorithms.
Other Affiliations: Genomics

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Photo of Robert Tarjan
James S. McDonnell Distinguished University Professor
Ph.D., Stanford University, 1972
Phone: (609) 258-4797
Email: ret
Office: 324 Computer Science
Research Interests:
Data structures; graph algorithms; combinatorial optimization; computational complexity; computational geometry; parallel algorithms.

Photo of Olga Troyanskaya
Professor
Ph.D., Stanford University, 2003
Phone: (609) 258-1749
Email: ogt
Office: 320 Computer Science
Research Interests:
Bioinformatics; analysis of large-scale biological data sets (genomics, gene expression, proteomics, biological networks); algorithms for integration of data from multiple data sources; visualization of biological data; machine learning methods in bioinformatics.
Other Affiliations: Genomics, PACM, PicSciE

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Professor, Undergraduate Department Representative
Ph.D., Cornell University, 2001
Phone: (609) 258-7654
Email: dpw
Office: 211 Computer Science
Research Interests:
Programming languages, type systems, compilers, data processing and security.

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Phillip Y. Goldman '86 Senior Lecturer
Ph.D., Cornell University, 1999
Phone: (609) 258-4455
Email: wayne
Office: 207 Computer Science

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Assistant Professor
Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2013
Phone: (609) 258-1203
Email: xj
Office: 409 Computer Science

Associated Faculty


Photo of Paul Lansky
Associated Faculty

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Research Interests:
Computer Security; Computer Architecture; Secure Cloud Computing; Trustworthy Mobile Computing; Secure Smartphones; Secure Sensor Nets; Security Verification; Distributed Denial of Service Mitigation.




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Associated Faculty


Photo of David Wentzlaff
Research Interests:
Computer Architecture, Parallel Computer Architecture, Manycore Systems, Operating Systems, Sustainable Computing, Parallel Computing, Data Center Computing, Cloud Computing

Emeritus Faculty

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Forman Acton
Professor Emeritus
Ph.D., Carnegie Institute of Technology, 1949
Phone: (609) 258-4617
Email: acton
Office: 107 Computer Science

Photo of Perry Cook
Professor Emeritus
Ph.D., Stanford University, 1991
Email: prc
Research Interests:
Computer Music; Simulation of Musical Acoustics and Voice; Real-Time Expressive Computer Control, Human-Computer Interfacing.
Other Affiliations: Music

Photo of Richard Lipton
Professor Emeritus
Email: rjl

Photo of Kenneth Steiglitz
Eugene Higgins Professor Emeritus
Eng. Sc.D., New York University, 1963
Phone: (609) 258-4629
Email: ken
Office: 421 Computer Science
Research Interests:
Agent-based simulation of economies, computing with solitons, auctions and barter mechanisms.
Other Affiliations: EE

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Professor Emeritus
Email: yao