The new faculty have expertise in a broad range of fields within computing and information science and will help the meet the growing student demand for courses within the college.

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11 new faculty to join Bowers CIS

The Cornell Ann S. Bowers College of Computing and Information Science is pleased to announce the recruitment of 11 new faculty this year.

Three of those individuals joined the college for the Fall 2023 semester: Alex Conway, Sainyam Galhotra and Daniel Susser. The remaining faculty, Saikat Dutta, Kuan Fang, Tanya Goyal, Michael Kim, Wei-Chiu Ma, Kristina Monakhova, Nick Spooner and Jennifer Sun, will be arriving in coming semesters.  

"I am delighted to have these accomplished and innovative researchers join our faculty," said Kavita Bala, dean of Cornell Bowers CIS. "They are leaders who are building the technologies that drive modern computing and furthering our understanding of the impact of technology on society. Their addition to our faculty will enrich the academic experience for our students and contribute to the continued growth of our institution."

The newest faculty members have expertise in a broad range of fields. Their research will expand the college's leadership in machine learning, computational imaging, robotics, generative artificial intelligence (AI), natural language processing, computer vision, data storage, analytics, software engineering, post-quantum cryptography and technology governance.

The new additions will also shape the next generation of tech leaders and innovators, while helping to meet the growing demand from students interested in majors offered within the college. Cornell Bowers CIS is now home to more than 2,000 undergraduate majors within its three departments – computer science, information science, and statistics and data science – and 76% of all undergraduate students at Cornell take at least one course within Cornell Bowers CIS. The college aims to increase its faculty number by 35% in the next few years to accommodate the demand.

Read the full story on the Cornell Bowers CIS website.

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