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Michelle Borkin

Assistant Professor, Khoury College

Michelle Borkin is an assistant professor at the Khoury College of Computer Sciences at Northeastern University. Borkin earned her doctorate and master’s in applied physics, as well as her bachelor’s in astronomy, astrophysics, and physics from Harvard University.

Borkin works on the development of novel visualization techniques and tools to enable new insights and discoveries in data. She works across disciplines to bring together computer scientists, doctors, and astronomers to collaborate on new analysis and visualization techniques. Her research resulted in the development of novel computer assisted diagnostics in cardiology, scalable visualization solutions for large network data sets, and novel astrophysical visualization tools and discoveries.

Prior to joining Northeastern, Borkin was a postdoctoral research fellow in computer science at the University of British Columbia, an associate in computer science at Harvard University, and a research fellow at Brigham & Women’s Hospital. She was previously a National Science Foundation graduate research fellow, a National Defense Science and Engineering graduate fellow, and a TED fellow.