||Mark Allen Weiss is an Eminent Scholar Chaired Professor
of Computer Science
and Associate Dean for Undergraduate Education in the College of Engineering and Computing
at Florida International
University in Miami Florida.
He received his Bachelor's Degree in Electrical
Engineering from The Cooper Union
in 1983, and his Ph.D. in Computer Science from Princeton
University in 1987, working under Bob
Sedgewick. He has been at FIU since 1987, and was promoted to Professor
in 1996. His interests include data structures, algorithms, and education,
and he is
most well-known for his
highly-acclaimed Data Structures textbooks, which have
been used at hundreds of universities worldwide.
From 1997-2004 he served as a member of the
Computer Science Development Committee,
chairing the committee from 2000-2004.
Dr. Weiss is an
and ACM Distinguished Educator. He is the recipient of the 2015 SIGCSE Award for Outstanding Contribution
to Computer Science Education and 2017 IEEE Taylor Booth Education Award.
School of Computing and Information Sciences
Florida International University
Miami, FL 33199