Academic Advisory Board

The following people constitute the Academic Advisory Board of PeerJ Computer Science. These world-renowned researchers have agreed to provide occasional guidance and support for the ideals that PeerJ embodies. This list will expand to cover all areas in which PeerJ Computer Science publishes, however it will remain small in size compared to the full board of Academic Editors.

Chieko Asakawa

A member of the ACM, the Information Processing Society of Japan, and IBM Academy of Technology. She has been supporting accessibility related open standards efforts, and 2010 she served as a co-general chair for the international conference for Web accessibility (W4A). She was inducted into the Women in Technology International (WITI) Hall of Fame in 2003, and she has been actively working to help women engineers pursue technical careers. Chieko was appointed to IBM Fellow in 2009.

Francine Berman

Hamilton Distinguished Professor in Computer Science at RPI. Fellow of the ACM, IEEE, and AAAS. Inaugural recipient of the ACM/IEEE-CS Ken Kennedy Award for "influential leadership in the design, development, and deployment of national-scale cyberinfrastructure." U.S. lead of the Research Data Alliance (RDA) and RDA Council co-Chair. Chair of the Anita Borg Institute Board of Trustees. Former Director of the San Diego Supercomputer Center. Former Vice President for Research at RPI.

Grady Booch

Grady is recognized for his innovative work in software engineering. Grady is an IBM Fellow and has also been given the honor of Fellow for the Association for Computing Machinery and the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. He has been awarded the Lovelace Medal and has given the Turing Lecture on behalf of the British Computer Society. Author of six best-selling books, Grady has published hundreds of technical articles and has lectured extensively around the world.

Christine L Borgman

Christine L. Borgman, Professor & Presidential Chair in Information Studies at UCLA, is the author Big Data, Little Data, No Data ( 2015), Scholarship in the Digital Age (2007) and From Gutenberg to the Global Information Infrastructure (2000), and about 200 other publications in information studies, computer science, and communication. She is a Fellow of the ACM and of AAAS; and a member of the Board of Directors of the Electronic Privacy Information Center.

Vinton Cerf

Cerf is the co-designer of the TCP/IP protocols and the architecture of the Internet. He is the past President of ACM and is a member of the National Science Board.

Cerf has received the US Presidential Medal of Freedom, US National Medal of Technology, the Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering, the Prince of Asturias Award, the Tunisian National Medal of Science, the Japan Prize, the Charles Stark Draper award, the ACM Turing Award, the Legion d’Honneur and 24 honorary degrees.

Krishnendu Chakrabarty

Current research is focused on testing & design-for-testability of integrated circuits; digital microfluidics, biochips, & cyberphysical systems; optimization of digital print and production system infrastructure. Currently an ACM Distinguished Speaker & has been a Distinguished Visitor of the IEEE Computer Society. Recipient of many awards, including the Humboldt Research Award. Editor-in-Chief of ACM Journal on Emerging Technologies in Computing Systems and IEEE Transactions on VLSI Systems.

Jennifer T Chayes

Chayes is a leader in the field of network science, with applications in computer science, economics, biology and math. She is founder and Managing Director of Microsoft Research New England and NYC, and was previously Professor of Math at UCLA. She received an NSF Postdoctoral Fellowship, a Sloan Fellowship and the ABI Women of Vision Leadership Award. She was a member of the IAS Princeton, is a Fellow of the AAAS, ACM, AMS and is an elected member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

Lynn Conway

Professor Emerita of Electrical Engineering & Computer Science, University of Michigan. Architect and principal author of the landmark 'Mead-Conway' text, "Introduction to VLSI Systems". Pioneering innovator of the digital e-commerce "fabless-design + silicon-foundry" microelectronics ecosystem. Elected Fellow, IEEE. Elected Member, NAE. Hon. Degrees, Trinity College and Illinois Institute of Technology. Wetherill Medal, Franklin Institute. James Clerk Maxwell Medal, IEEE.

Peter Denning

Distinguished professor of computer science at Naval Postgraduate School. Past president of ACM. Past editor in chief of Communications of ACM. Currently editor of ACM Ubiquity. Author of ten books, most recent Great Principles of Computing (MIT Press 2015). Author of over four hundred scientific papers and articles.

Ian Foster

I am a computer scientist with a predilection for building software systems (and, more recently, for deploying services) that solve problems in the sciences. I am a Distinguished Fellow at Argonne National Laboratory and a Professor at the University of Chicago. I am affiliated, in particular, with the Department of Computer Science, Mathematics and Computer Science Division, and Institute for Molecular Engineering.

Martin Fowler

I am an author, speaker… essentially a loud-mouthed pundit on the topic of software development. I work for ThoughtWorks, a software delivery company, where I have the exceedingly inappropriate title of “Chief Scientist”. I’ve written half-a-dozen books on software development, including Refactoring and Patterns of Enterprise Application Architecture. I write regularly about software development on

Wendy Hall

Wendy Hall, DBE, FRS, FREng, is Professor of Computer Science in Electronics and Computer Science, University of Southampton, and is a Director of the Web Science Institute. She was Head of the School of Electronics and Computer Science (ECS) from 2002 to 2007, and was Dean of the Faculty of Physical Sciences and Engineering from 2010 to 2014.
One of the first computer scientists to undertake serious research in multimedia and hypermedia, she has been at its forefront ever since. The influence of her work has been significant in many areas including digital libraries, the development of the Semantic Web, and the emerging research discipline of Web Science.
She is Managing Director of the Web Science Trust.
She became a Dame Commander of the British Empire in the 2009 UK New Year's Honours list, and was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in June 2009.
She was elected President of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) in July 2008, and was the first person from outside North America to hold this position.
Until July 2008, she was Senior Vice President of the Royal Academy of Engineering, was a member of the UK Prime Minister's Council for Science and Technology, and was a founder member of the Scientific Council of the European Research Council. She was President of the British Computer Society from 2003 to 2004 and an EPSRC Senior Research Fellow from 1996 to 2002.

James Hendler

Director of the Institute for Data Exploration and Applications and the Tetherless World Professor of Computer, Web and Cognitive Sciences at RPI. He is a Fellow of the AAAI, the BCS, the IEEE and the AAAS. He is the former Chief Scientist of the Information Systems Office at the US Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) , and was the first computer scientist to serve on the Board of Reviewing editors for Science.

Lydia E Kavraki

Lydia Kavraki received her B.A. in Computer Science from the University of Crete in Greece and her Ph.D. in Computer Science from Stanford University. Her research contributions are in physical algorithms and their applications in robotics as well as in computational structural biology and translational bioinformatics. Kavraki is the recipient of the ACM Grace Murray Hopper Award; a Fellow of ACM, IEEE, AAAS, AAAI, and AIMBE; and a member of the Institute of Medicine of the National Academies.

Pattie Maes

Pattie Maes is the Alexander W. Dreyfoos (1954) Professor at MIT's Media Laboratory and the academic head for the Program in Media Arts and Sciences. She directs the Media Lab's Fluid Interfaces research group, whose goal is to design and develop computer interfaces that are a more natural extension of our minds, bodies and behavior. She holds bachelor's and PhD degrees in computer science from the Vrije Universiteit Brussel in Belgium.

David Patterson

The Pardee Professor of Computer Science, UC Berkeley; Past Chair, CS Division; Past Chair, Computing Research Association; Past President, Association for Computing Machinery. Best known projects are Reduced Instruction Set Computers, Redundant Arrays of Inexpensive Disks, and Network of Workstations. All helped lead to multibillion-dollar industries. Elected Fellow, National Academy of Engineering, National Academy of Sciences, Computer History Museum; IEEE von Neumann Medal; NEC C&C Prize .

Radia Perlman

Inventor of innovations that make today's network protocols scalable, robust, and self-organizing. In particular, link state routing, spanning tree, and TRILL. Also, innovations in security including distributed algorithms resilient against malicious participants, assured expiration of data from storage, and PKI trust models.

- National Inventors Hall of Fame induction (2016)
- Internet Hall of Fame induction (2014)
- SIGCOMM Award (2010)
- USENIX Lifetime Achievement Award (2006)
- Recipient of the first Anita Borg Institute Women of Vision Award for Innovation in 2005
- Silicon Valley Intellectual Property Law Association Inventor of the year (2003)
- Honorary Doctorate, Royal Institute of Technology (June 28, 2000)
- Twice named as one of the 20 most influential people in the industry by Data Communications magazine: in the 20th anniversary issue (1992) and the 25th anniversary issue (1997). Perlman is the only person to be named in both issues.
- Fellow of the Association for Computing Machinery, class of 2016

H. Vincent Poor

The Michael Henry Strater University Professor, and Dean of Engineering and Applied Science, Princeton University. Research interests in information theory, stochastic analysis and statistical signal processing, with applications in wireless networks and related fields, including social networks and smart grid. Member NAE & NAS; Foreign Member of the Royal Society; Fellow, American Academy of Arts & Sciences.

Steven Salzberg

Steven Salzberg is a Bloomberg Distinguished Professor of Biomedical Engineering, Computer Science, and Biostatistics at Johns Hopkins University, and the Director of the Center for Computational Biology. His research focuses on the development of novel computational methods for analysis of DNA from the latest sequencing technologies. His software has been downloaded >1,000,000 times and he writes a popular science blog at Forbes magazine. He's an elected Fellow of AAAS and ISCB.

Henning Schulzrinne

Prof. Henning Schulzrinne, Levi Professor of Computer Science at
Columbia University, received his Ph.D. from the University of
Massachusetts in Amherst, Massachusetts. MTS at AT&T Bell
Laboratories; associate department head at GMD-Fokus (Berlin),
before joining the Computer Science and EE departments at Columbia
University. He served as chair of Computer Science from 2004 to 2009 and
as Chief Technology Officer of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC)
from 2012 until 2014.

Margo Seltzer

Margo Seltzer is the Herchel Smith Professor of Computer Science in the Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, an Architect in Oracle Labs, and the USENIX representative to the Computing Research Association Board. She is a Sloan Foundation Fellow in Computer Science, an ACM Fellow, a Bunting Fellow, the 1996 Radcliffe Junior Faculty Fellow, and recipient of both the Abrahmson and Phi Beta Kappa awards for teaching.

Mary Shaw

Mary Shaw's research interests are in software engineering, particularly software architecture and design of systems used by real people. She has received the US National Medal of Technology and Innovation, the ACM SIGSOFT Outstanding Research Award (with David Garlan), the IEEE Computer Society TCSE's Distinguished Educator Award, and CSEE&T's Nancy Mead Award for Excellence in Software Engineering Education. She is an elected fellow of the ACM, the IEEE, and the AAAS.

Valerie Taylor

Valerie Taylor is the Senior Associate Dean of Academic Affairs in the Dwight Look College of Engineering and the Regents Professor and Royce E. Wisenbaker Professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University. She has authored or co-authored over 100 papers in the area high performance computing. She is also the Executive Director of the Center for Minorities and People with Disabilities in IT (CMD-IT). Dr. Taylor is an IEEE Fellow.

Jeffrey S. Vitter

Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor and Roy A. Roberts Distinguished Professor at the University of Kansas. Previously served in administrative leadership and faculty roles at Brown, Duke, Purdue, and Texas A&M. B.S. with highest honors in mathematics in 1977 from Notre Dame; Ph.D. in computer science in 1980 from Stanford; and M.B.A. in 2002 from Duke. Over 300 publications, primarily dealing with algorithmic aspects of big data. Fellow of the Guggenheim Society, AAAS, ACM, and IEEE.

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