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PODCAST | Science Helps Us… Create the Future of Computing

Computing is a ubiquitous part of our everyday lives and rapid advances continue to shape the way we work and live. In the fourth episode of our “Science Helps Us…” series, Dr. Margaret Martonosi, acclaimed computer scientist and leader of the Computer and Information Science and Engineering (CISE) Directorate at the National Science Foundation (NSF), shares her insight into the future of computing with STPF alum Stephanie Gage. Their conversation explores Dr. Martonosi beginnings in computer science, her thoughts on leadership, and how the NSF is thinking about computing in areas such as education, climate, economic equality, personal use of computing, and artificial intelligence.


Margaret Martonosi, Ph.D., Electrical Engineering
Hugh Trumbull Adams ’35 Professor of Computer Science, Princeton University
Assistant Director for CISE at NSF, 2020 – 2023*


Stephanie L. Gage, Ph.D., Neuroscience
Associate Program Director for CISE at NSF
2021-23 Executive Branch Fellow at NSF

Executive Producer

Reshmina William, Ph.D., Civil Engineering
2022-23 Executive Branch Fellow at the Department of Energy
2021-22 Judicial Branch Fellow
Twitter: @ReshminaWilliam

Meryleen Mena, Ph.D., Social Anthropology
2022-23 Executive Branch Fellow at USAID
2023-24 Executive Branch Fellow at NSF

Jose Hurtado, Ph.D., Computer Science
2022-24 Executive Branch Fellow at NSF

*Interview conducted while serving as Assistant Director for CISE

Image: iStock, metamorworks

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