Esther and Harold E. Edgerton Assistant Professor of EECS, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Jonathan Ragan-Kelley is the Esther and Harold E. Edgerton Assistant Professor of EECS in MIT’s Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, and a principal investigator at the Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory. His work focuses on high-efficiency computer graphics, where graphics intersect with systems, architecture, and compilers. Before coming to MIT, Ragan-Kelley was an assistant professor of computer science at University of California, Berkeley, a postdoc at Stanford, and a visiting researcher at Google. He has worked at three major GPU vendors in architecture, compilers, and research, and built a real-time preview system for the special effects industry in collaboration with Industrial Light & Magic. He earned a PhD from MIT, where he helped develop the Halide programming language for image-processing.