Jeannette M. Wing

Jeannette M. Wing is the Executive Vice President for Research at Columbia University.  In this role, she has overall responsibility for the University’s research enterprise at all locations, including the Morningside and Manhattanville campuses, Columbia University Irving Medical Center, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory and Nevis Laboratories, and internationally.  She joined Columbia in 2017 as the Avanessians Director of the Data Science Institute and Professor of Computer Science.

Prior to Columbia, Dr. Wing was Corporate Vice President of Microsoft Research, served on the faculty and as department head in computer science at Carnegie Mellon University, and served as Assistant Director for Computer and Information Science and Engineering at the National Science Foundation.  She is a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, American Association for the Advancement of Science, the Association for Computing Machinery, and the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers. She received her bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees in computer science, all from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

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