Kurtis Heimerl

Kurtis Heimerl, Ph.D.

Kurtis Heimerl is an Associate Professor at the Paul G. Allen School of Computer Science and Engineering at the University of Washington. He works with wonderful students in the Change and ICTD groups. He works broadly on the space of technology for poverty alleviation, specifically Internet Access. He was a recipient of the 2014 MIT “35 under 35” award, the 2018 UW early career Diamond Award, and won “Best Paper” awards at CHI, COMPASS, PETS, and DySPAN, two “Community Awards” at NSDI, and 2022 “Best Proof of Concept” at the IEEE Connect the Unconnected challenge.