Assistant Professor of Computer Science, Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
William H. Marks Assistant Professor, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study
Elena Glassman is an assistant professor of computer science at the Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences and the Stanley A. Marks and William H. Marks Assistant Professor at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study. She specializes in human-computer interaction. She leads a research group with the aim of augmenting human intelligence with computation—by building better interfaces for bidirectional communication with computers about large code and data corpora.
Glassman earned a PhD and MEng in electrical engineering and computer science and a BS in electrical science and engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. She has received fellowships from the Berkeley Institute for Data Science, both the NSF and NDSEG graduate fellowships, and the MIT Amar Bose Teaching Fellowship. She was also awarded the Intel Foundation Young Scientist Award, IEEE President’s Scholarship, and the MIT EECS Oral Master’s Thesis Presentation Award. Glassman’s work has been featured in numerous media including the New York Times, Wired, CNN’s Lou Dobbs Tonight, and CNN’s American Morning.