Associate Senior Instructional Professor, Department of Computer Science, University of Chicago
Borja Sotomayor earned his PhD in Computer Science from the University of Chicago in 2010, and degree in Ingeniería en Informática (equivalent to a BS/MS in Computer Engineering) from the University of Deusto. He is an Associate Senior Instructional Professor in the Department of Computer Science, where he teaches intro CS, software development, computer networks, and distributed systems. He is also the Director of the Masters Program in Computer Science. Borja is also the faculty advisor to the CS department’s student organizations, including ACM-W and CompileHer. While he is not actively involved in research at the moment, his research has primarily focused on resource allocation on distributed systems using virtualization.
When Borja is not working, he enjoys watching movies, travelling, hiking, following US politics, cooking Spanish food, designing t-shirts, and tweeting about all of the above.