CS&E Alumnus Jeff Dean Elected to Academy of Arts & Sciences

Jeff Dean
April 25, 2016

CS&E alumnus Jeff Dean has been elected to the American Academy of Arts & Sciences.  His election to the prestigious Academy seats him among some of the world’s most accomplished scholars, scientists, writers, artists, and leaders.

Established in 1780, the American Academy is one of the nation’s oldest learned societies and independent policy research centers that convenes leaders from many different sectors to address critical challenges facing our global society.  The Academy has a membership of 4,600 Fellows and, this year, Dean is among only six computer scientists elected to the Academy out of 213 new members.

Dean is an ACM Fellow and member of the NAE. He received a B.S., summa cum laude from the University of Minnesota in Computer Science & Economics in 1990, and subsequently received a Ph.D. from the University of Washington. Dean is the 2007 recipient of the CS&E Distinguished Alumni Award and currently works for Google where he is a Senior Fellow leading the Google Brain Project.

Please join CS&E as we send our congratulations to Dean on this wonderful achievement.

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