Shiri Dori-Hacohen

Prof. Shiri Dori-Hacohen is an incoming Assistant Professor at the Department of Computer Science & Engineering at the University of Connecticut, and the Founder, CSO & Chair of the Board at AuCoDe.

Her career in both academia and industry spans Google, Facebook, and University of Massachusetts, Amherst among others. She received her M.Sc. and B.Sc. (cum laude) at the University of Haifa in Israel and her M.S. and Ph.D. from the University of Massachusetts Amherst where she researched computational models of controversy. Dr. Dori-Hacohen is the recipient of several prestigious awards, including the 2011 Google Lime Scholarship and first place at the 2016 UMass Amherst’s Innovation Challenge. She is married with two kids; identifies as a person with disabilities; and has taken an active leadership role in broadening participation in Computer Science on a local and global scale.

Prof. Dori-Hacohen has limited availability for consulting engagements. To inquire, please email her or book time with her directly via her NeedHop profile.

“For the simplicity on this side of complexity, I wouldn’t give you a fig. But for the simplicity on the other side of complexity, for that I would give you anything I have.”  -Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.