Rob Miller

I work on programming and HCI.
  • crowd computing: making people part of the programming system
  • online education: helping crowds teach each other
  • software development tools: making programming more productive for developers
  • end-user programming: making programming easier for everybody
Education co-officer, MIT EECS
East Campus housemaster
MacVicar Faculty Teaching Fellow
32 Vassar St
Cambridge, MA 02139 USA

Bio: Rob Miller is a professor of computer science at MIT, and a member of the Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL). He earned bachelors and masters degrees in computer science from MIT (1995) and PhD from Carnegie Mellon University (2002). He has won an ACM Distinguished Dissertation honorable mention, NSF CAREER award, and seven best paper awards at UIST, USENIX, HCOMP and CHI. He has been program co-chair for UIST 2010, general chair for UIST 2012, associate editor of ACM TOCHI, associate director of MIT CSAIL, and education co-officer of MIT EECS. He has won two department awards for teaching, and was named a MacVicar Faculty Fellow for outstanding contributions to MIT undergraduate education. His research interests lie at the intersection of programming and human computer interaction, including crowd computing, online education, software development tools, and end-user programming.


UID Group
User Interface Design Group is my research group.


User Interface Design and Implementation
Lecturer: S15 S14 S13 S12 S11 S10 S09 S08 F06 F05 F04 F03
Elements of Software Construction
Lecturer: S15 F14 S14 F13 F12 F11 F09 F08 F07
Building MITx Courseware
Co-supervisor: '14 '13
IAP Web Programming Competition
Faculty advisor: '10 '09 '08