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Board approves 4 Computer Science faculty appointments

Four photos of new faculty arranged in a line.
The Princeton University Board of Trustees has approved the appointment of four Computer Science assistant professors. Pictured from left to right: Adji Bousso Dieng, Andrés Monroy-Hernández, Ravi Netravali, and Yuri Pritykin.

Adji Bousso Dieng, joins the faculty in fall 2021.

A specialist in artificial intelligence, she holds a Ph.D. from Columbia University, an M.S. from Cornell University and a Diplôme d’Ingénieur from Télécom Paris.

Andrés Monroy-Hernández, joins Princeton in August 2021 from his position as lead research scientist for Snap Inc. Specializing in human-computer interaction, he has served as an affiliate professor at the University of Washington since 2014.

Monroy-Hernández holds a Ph.D. from MIT Media Lab and a B.S. from Tecnológico de Monterrey in Mexico.

Ravi Netravali, will join the Princeton faculty in summer 2021 from the University of California-Los Angeles, where he has served as assistant professor since 2019.

A specialist in networking and systems, he holds a Ph.D. from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a B.S. from Columbia University.

Yuri Pritykin, in computer science and the Lewis-Sigler Institute for Integrative Genomics, joins the faculty this winter. His research concentrates on computational biology and genomics.

Pritykin received a Ph.D. from Princeton in 2014. He also holds a Ph.D. from Lomonosov Moscow State University.

Also appointed as associated faculty is Jaime Fernández Fisac, in electrical engineering, who began his appointment at Princeton in August. He specializes in robotics, control and artificial intelligence.

Fisac received a Ph.D. from the University of California-Berkeley, an M.Sc. from Cranfield University and a B.S./M.S. from Universidad Politécnica de Madrid.

Click here to see the full list of appointments from the Princeton University Board of Trustees.

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