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Gilbert Bernstein

Assistant Professor, Paul G. Allen School of Computer Science & Engineering

Gilbert Bernstein

Research focus

Computer graphics, programming languages, geometry/topology, tools for artists, simulation


Ph.D. Computer Science, Stanford University, 2019
M.S. Computer Science and Engineering, University of Washington, 2012
B.S. Computer Science and Mathematics, University of Texas at Austin, 2009

Gilbert Bernstein will join the Allen School this winter from the University of California, Berkeley, and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Computer Science & Artificial Intelligence Laboratory, where he was a postdoctoral researcher.

Bernstein’s research focuses on computer graphics and programming languages to design high-performance domain-specific languages for computing applications such as physical simulation, optimization and inverse problems, and spans user interfaces, differentiable programming, parallel-portability and new hardware design languages. He has published papers at ACM’s SIGGRAPH, POPL, PLDI and OOPSLA, and had research incorporated into products at Adobe, Autodesk, and Disney.