Anna Karlin has been reappointed for another 5-year term as the Microsoft Professor of Computer Science & Engineering. An ACM Fellow, her research is primarily in algorithmic game theory, and she is co-author (with Yuval Peres of Microsoft Research) of a forthcoming book about game theory that includes modern applications in computer science related to the Internet and electronic commerce.
Dan Weld has been reappointed for another 5-year term as the Washington Research Foundation / Thomas J. Cable Professor of Computer Science & Engineering. An ACM Fellow and a AAAI Fellow, Dan is a leading researcher in artificial intelligence, as well as an active entrepreneur. His most recent research interest is citizen science, a form of crowdsourcing where human volunteers help solve scientific problems.
Congratulations to Anna and Dan – and thanks to Microsoft and the Washington Research Foundation!