Hank Levy Biography

Henry M. Levy (Hank) is Professor and Wissner-Slivka Chair in the Paul G. Allen School of Computer Science & Engineering at the University of Washington. He led the Allen School for 14 years through a period of major faculty and student growth, from 2006 through 2019, first as Chair of the Department and then as the first Director of the Allen School at its creation in 2017. Levy’s research focuses on operating systems, distributed systems, and computer architecture, where his publications include nearly 20 “best-paper awards” at conferences in these fields. Levy is a Member of the National Academy of Engineering (NAE), Fellow of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), and Fellow of the Institute for Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE).