Interdisciplinary

Interdisciplinary journey of Dr. Fay Cobb Payton

by Bushra Anjum (FCA member) Dr. Fay Cobb Payton is a Program Director at the National Science Foundation (NSF) in the Division of Computer and Network Systems. At the NSF, she is working with a group of leaders on programs involving Computer Science for All, Computer Science Education, Broadening…


Goren Gordon | Curiosity Across Disciplines

Goren Gordon directs the Curiosity Lab at Tel Aviv University. His background and approach is truly multi-disciplinary: Goren holds six academic degrees, including two PhDs, but none of them are strictly in computer science. We talk about his journey from quantum physics to social robotics, how he…


Beth Mynatt | Bringing Researchers Together

This episode's guest is Beth Mynatt, Professor of Computing at Georgia Tech. In addition to her pioneering work in Human Computer Interaction and Ubiquitous Computing, she has devoted significant energy in recent years to research administration. In our conversation, we talk about her own research…


Steve Furber | Computing & Neuroscience

 In this inaugural episode of Computing Across Disciplines, we talk with Steve Furber, Professor of Computer Engineering at the University of Manchester. He’s probably most well known for designing the ARM processor, but his more recent research has led him in a surprising new direction:…