Brian Kernighan

Computer Science

311 Computer Science Bldg.

Brian Kernighan received his PhD in electrical engineering from Princeton in 1969. He was in the Computing Science Research center at Bell Labs until 2000, and is now in the Computer Science Department at Princeton. His research areas include programming languages, tools and interfaces that make computers easier to use, often for non-specialist users. He is also interested in technology education for non-technical audiences. He has been a Forbes advisor since 2001.