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Shwetak receives tenure!

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Photo of Shwetak that appeared in The Economist

Genius

T-shirt closeup

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Shwetak’s fan club

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Turing Award winner Silvio Micali (MIT) delivers the CSE Distinguished Lecture in his Shwetak t-shirt

What better way to celebrate the formal receipt of tenure by UW CSE and EE professor Shwetak Patel than by surprising him with a simultaneous parody of his fashion sense and his MacArthur Foundation “Genius” Award?

(Thanks to Shwetak’s graduate students for organizing this nice prank!)

 

November 7, 2013