Jeannette M. Wing

Jeannette M. Wing

Jeannette M. Wing

Corporate Vice President
Microsoft Research

Jeannette M. Wing is Corporate Vice President, Microsoft Research, overseeing the company‚Äôs basic research labs worldwide. She is Consulting Professor of Computer Science at Carnegie Mellon.  From 2007-2010 she was the Assistant Director of the Computer and Information Science and Engineering Directorate at the National Science Foundation.  She received all her degrees in Computer Science from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Her general research interests are trustworthy computing, specification and verification, concurrent and distributed systems, cyber-physical systems, programming languages, and software engineering.  Her current interests are in the foundations of security and privacy. She is Chair of the American Association for the Advancement of Science Section on Information, Computing and Communications and on the Board of Trustees for the Institute of Pure and Applied Mathematics. She was on the faculty at the University of Southern California, and has worked at Bell Laboratories and Xerox Palo Alto Research Laboratories.  She is a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, the Association for Computing Machinery, and the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers.