Associate Teaching Professor in the UC Berkeley EECS department

Email: ude.yelekreb@orened

Where and When

Spring 2019 Lecture Schedule

  • CS 195 5pm-6:30pm Monday in 2050 VLSB.
  • Data 100 6:30pm-8pm Tuesday and Thursday in Wheeler Auditorium.

Fall 2018 Office Hours

What and How


  • Publications
  • Berkeley students are welcome to email me with questions about research. Currently I am not taking new students.


News and Awards






John DeNero is the Giancarlo Teaching Fellow in the UC Berkeley EECS department. He joined the Cal faculty in 2014 to focus on undergraduate education in computer science and data science. He teaches and co-develops two of the largest courses on campus: introductory computer science for majors (3000 students per year) and introductory data science (1500 students per year). He is the author of Composing Programs and co-author of Computational and Inferential Thinking, two online textbooks. His research focuses both on natural language processing and computer science education. He received his Masters in Philosophy from Stanford University and his PhD in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from UC Berkeley in 2010. Prior to becoming a professor, John was a senior research scientist at Google working primarily on Google Translate and natural language processing.

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