Deborah Estrin


Deborah Estrin, PhD is Professor of Computer Science at UCLA, the Jon Postel Chair in Computer Networks (CENS), and founding director of the NSF-funded Center for Embedded Networked Sensing. Estrin is known as a thought leader in the innovative application of wireless and mobile technologies. Ongoing projects include self-monitoring applications in support of health and wellness ( and Participatory Sensing campaigns for community data gathering (, citizen science (, and STEM education ( Earlier in her career, she was an active member of the Internet research and open standards community.  Estrin is a member of the National Academy of Engineering and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and was awarded Doctor Honoris Causa  from EPFL (2008) and from Uppsala University (2011).