||Mark Allen Weiss is a Distinguished University Professor
of Computer Science
and Associate Dean for Undergraduate Education in the College of Engineering and Computing
at Florida International
University in Miami Florida.
He also served as
Founding Director of the
School of Universal Computing, Construction, and Engineering EDucation
(SUCCEED) having previously served for nine years as Associate Director of the School of
Computing and Information Sciences.
He received his Bachelor's Degree in Electrical
Engineering from The Cooper Union
in 1983, and his Ph.D. in Computer Science from Princeton
University in 1987, working under Bob
Sedgewick. He has been at FIU since 1987, and was promoted to Professor
in 1996. His interests include data structures, algorithms, and education,
and he is
most well-known for his
highly-acclaimed sole-authored Data Structures textbooks, which are
among the most-widely used in computer science.
From 1997-2004 he served as a member of the
Computer Science Development Committee,
chairing the committee from 2000-2004.
Dr. Weiss is an
and ACM Distinguished Educator. He is the recipient of the 2015 SIGCSE Award for Outstanding Contribution
to Computer Science Education, the 2017 IEEE Computer Society Taylor Booth Education Award, the 2018 IEEE Education Society William Sayle Achievement in Education Award, and the 2021 ACM Karl V. Karlstrom Outstanding Educator Award.
School of Computing and Information Sciences
Florida International University
Miami, FL 33199