Rob Miller

I work on programming and HCI.
  • online education: making programming easier to learn
  • software development tools: making programming more productive for developers
  • end-user programming: making programming easier for everybody
Distinguished Professor
of Computer Science
MacVicar Faculty Teaching Fellow
32 Vassar St
Cambridge, MA 02139 USA

Bio: Rob Miller holds the title Distinguished Professor of Computer Science at MIT, and belongs to the MIT 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, seven best paper awards (at UIST, USENIX, HCOMP and CHI), and two lasting-impact awards (VL/HCC and UIST). 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 officer for computer science in 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 online education, software development tools, and end-user programming.


Usable Programming is my research group.
MIT HCI is a group of CS faculty and students doing human-computer interaction research at MIT.