Alex Aiken

Alcatel-Lucent Professor of Computer Science

Stanford University

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Biographical Sketch
Alex Aiken received his Bachelors degree in Computer Science and Music from
Bowling Green State University in 1983 and his Ph.D. from Cornell University in 1988. Alex was a Research Staff Member at the IBM Almaden Research Center (1988-1993) and a Professor in the EECS department at UC Berkeley (1993-2003) before joining the Stanford faculty in 2003. He is an ACM Fellow, a recipient of Phi Beta Kappa's Teaching Award, and a former National Young Investigator.

Alex is married to Jennifer Widom. Jennifer and Alex have a son Tim and a daughter Emily. Here are some photos from the family's travels.



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Current Projects

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Past Projects


Current Ph.D. Students

Graduated Ph.D. Students