Amy KoAmy Ko

Professor, The Information School and the Paul G. Allen School of Computer Science and Engineering, University of Washington, Seattle

Amy J. Ko studies equitable ways for humanity to learn the power and perils of computing, whether youth discovering the limits of machine learning, adults grasping a new API, or teachers shaping learners’ conceptions of code. Her work spans over 100 peer-reviewed publications, 11 receiving best paper awards and 4 receiving most influential paper awards. She received her Ph.D. at the Human-Computer Interaction Institute at Carnegie Mellon University in 2008, and degrees in Computer Science and Psychology with Honors from Oregon State University in 2002.