Assistant Teaching Professor in the UC Berkeley EECS department

Email: ude.yelekreb@orened

Where and When

Fall 2017 Lecture Schedule

Fall 2017 Office Hours

  • Data 8: 3pm-4pm Wednesday and 10am-11am Thursday in 781 Soda.
  • CS 61A: 2pm-3pm Wednesday and 11am-12pm Thursday in 781 Soda.
  • Make an appointment in 781 Soda.

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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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