Deborah Estrin Named 2018 MacArthur Fellow

Deborah EstrinPhoto credit: John D. & Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation

Former ICSI board member Deborah Estrin was named a 2018 MacArthur Fellow. Each year, the MacArthur Foundation gives "extraordinarily talented and creative individuals" a gift of $625,000 with no strings attached. Estrin was selected as one of this year's recipients for "designing open-source platforms that leverage mobile devices and data to address socio-technological challenges such as personal health management." Estrin is a computer scientist currently at Cornell Tech.

Read more about the MacArthur Fellows program and this year's recipients of the award at the MacArthur Foundation website.