David P. Anderson


Research Scientist
U.C. Berkeley Space Sciences Laboratory
7 Gauss Way
Berkeley, CA 94720

Adjunct Professor
Computer Science Department
University of Houston
Houston, TX 77004

phone: 510 642-4921
email: davea [at] ssl.berkeley.edu



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Dr. David P. Anderson received an MA in Mathematics and PhD in Computer Science from the University of Wisconsin, Madison. From 1985 to 1992 he served on the faculty of the U.C. Berkeley Computer Science Department. His research interests include volunteer computing, distributed systems, operating systems, multimedia systems, computer graphics, and computer music. Since 1998 he has directed SETI@home, a pioneering volunteer computing project. He leads the BOINC project, which develops widely-used middleware for volunteer computing. He is also involved in technology for distributed thinking and for large-scale web-based training and education.