Department of Computer Science
The University of Chicago
I am the Director of the Masters Program in Computer Science (MPCS) and faculty co-Director of the Computational Analysis and Public Policy Masters Program (MSCAPP), which is a joint effort of the Harris School of Public Policy and the Department of Computer Science.
John and Harriet Manchester Quantrell Award for Excellence in
Undergraduate Teaching in 2010.
"You need the willingness to fail all the time. You have to generate many ideas and then you have to work very hard only to discover that they don't work. And you keep doing that over and over until you find one that does." John Backus, NYTimes obit March 20, 2007.
Taking a shorter route to a PhD, Letter to the Editor of the New York Times, October 7, 2007.