Phone

(609) 258–2089

Office

311 Computer Science Building

Email

bwk@princeton.edu

Brian Kernighan

Acting Director, Digital Humanities Center

Phone

(609) 258–2089

Office

311 Computer Science Building

Email

bwk@princeton.edu

Professor Brian W. Kernighan, who earned his master’s and doctoral degrees in electrical engineering from Princeton, joined the department in 2000. Before returning to Princeton, he worked for 30 years at the Computing Science Research Center of Bell Laboratories, where he was head of the Computing Structures Research Department from 1981 to 2000.

Professor Kernighan was a member of the editorial board for Software―Practice & Experience, 1990-2009, and has been the adviser for the Addison-Wesley series on Professional Computing since 1990.

His research Interests include software tools, application-oriented languages, programming methodology, user interfaces and technology education. He was elected to the National Academy of Engineering in 2002.

See full bio on the Computer Science website.