University of California, Berkeley, California; Computer Science; Ph.D., 2006
David S. Bindel is Associate professor of Computer Science at Cornell University. Before joining Cornell in 2009, he was a Courant Instructor of Mathematics at NYU from 2006-2009. He works broadly in scientific computing, including in numerical linear algebra, numerical PDEs, and optimization, with a particular focus on problems motivated by applications in computer science and engineering. He received B.S. degrees in mathematics and computer science from the University of Maryland and a Ph.D. in computer science from UC Berkeley. He is the recipient of the Householder Prize in Numerical Linear Algebra, and a Sloan Fellowship.