David P. Dobkin

Phillip Y. Goldman '86 Professor in Computer Science

David P. Dobkin is the Phillip Y. Goldman, ’86 Professor in Computer Science.

David’s current research focuses on the processing of large public data sets to better support the making of decisions in a variety of contexts. He has previously served as Dean of the Faculty (2003-14) and chair of the Computer Science Department (1994-2003). Among the honors he has received are a Guggenheim Fellowship (1988-89), a Fulbright fellowship (2000) and election as a fellow of the ACM (Association of Computing Machinery). He has served as a consultant to various organizations including the governments of Denmark, Israel and Singapore.