Ed Lazowska Biography

Ed Lazowska is a Professor, and the Bill & Melinda Gates Chair emeritus, in the Paul G. Allen School of Computer Science & Engineering at the University of Washington, as well as a Senior Data Science Fellow in the University of Washington eScience Institute. A long-time advocate for increasing participation in the field, Lazowska serves on the Executive Advisory Council of the National Center for Women & Information Technology, and on the U.S. National Academies Committee on Women in Science, Engineering and Medicine; he recently served on the National Academies study committee on sexual harassment in academia. He is a Member and Councillor of the National Academy of Engineering and a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts & Sciences, ACM, IEEE, and AAAS.