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,
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.