Cornell Bowers College of Computing and Information Science
Rediet Abebe


CS PhD Student Appointed Junior Fellow at Harvard


CS Ph.D. candidate Rediet Abebe has been admitted to the 2019 class of Junior Fellows at the Harvard Society of Fellows. The Society is a group of scholars recognized for exceptional ability, originality, and resourcefulness. The fellowship is regarded as one of the most prestigious honors early-stage scholars can receive. Abebe will be the fifth computer scientist to win this honor since the inception of the fellowship in 1933. During her three-year appointment, she will work on Mechanism Design for Social Good—a research initiative she co-founded and co-organizes.