Jennifer Widom

Fletcher Jones Professor, Computer Science and Electrical Engineering
Stanford University

I'm spending my 2016-17 sabbatical traveling the world offering free short-courses in data and design. Details here
For an update on Stanford's MOOC offering in Databases, please visit this page.

Biographical Sketch
Jennifer Widom is the Fletcher Jones Professor of Computer Science and Electrical Engineering at Stanford University. She served as Computer Science Department Chair from 2009-2014 and
School of Engineering Senior Associate Dean from 2014-2016. Jennifer received her Bachelor's degree from the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music in 1982 and her Computer Science Ph.D. from Cornell University in 1987. She was a Research Staff Member at the IBM Almaden Research Center before joining the Stanford faculty in 1993. Her research interests span many aspects of nontraditional data management. She is an ACM Fellow and a member of the National Academy of Engineering and the American Academy of Arts & Sciences; she received the ACM-W Athena Lecturer Award in 2015, the ACM SIGMOD Edgar F. Codd Innovations Award in 2007, and a Guggenheim Fellowship in 2000. She has served on a variety of program committees, advisory boards, and editorial boards. Complete CV here

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Research Projects (past and present)
Graduated Ph.D. Students