CEOHP collection summaries: Matthias Felleisen

Matthias Felleisen

Location(s) where grew up: Weingarten, Germany

Location(s) for post-secondary education: Master's of computer science at the University of Arizona in Tucson, AZ USA (as part of a Fulbright visit); Business-Econ degree from University of Karlsruhe in Germany; Ph.D. in computer science from Indiana University in Bloomington, Indiana

Location(s) where employed: Full professor at Rice University, Houston, TX USA; Trustee Professor in the College of Computer and Information Science at Northeastern University in Boston, MA USA

Career stage when interviewed: Mid-career (tenured professor at Northeastern University)

Areas of interest: Discover how to design programs, components, and programming systems; behavioral software contracts

Highlights: Fellow of the Association for Computing Machinery (2006); Karl V. Karlstrom Outstanding Educator Award (2009); SIGCSE Award for Outstanding Contribution to Computer Science Education (2010)

Interviewed March 10, 2011 by Barbara Boucher Owens