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Jason Nieh


518 Computer Science Building
Mail Code 0401

Tel(212) 939-7160
Fax(212) 866-0140

Jason Nieh has made research contributions in software systems across a broad range of areas, including operating systems, virtualization, thin-client computing, cloud computing, mobile computing, multimedia, web technologies, and performance evaluation.

Nieh has served as a consultant to both government and industry, including as the technical advisor to nine States on the Microsoft Antitrust Settlement, and as an expert witness before the US International Trade Commission. He was previously Chief Scientist of Cellrox and Desktone, acquired by VMware.  Technologies he developed are now widely used in Android, Linux, and other major operating system platforms.

Professor Nieh earned his B.S. from MIT and his M.S. and Ph.D. from Stanford University, all in Electrical Engineering.

Professional Affiliations

Honors & Awards

  • Sigma Xi Young Investigator Award, XXXX
  • National Science Foundation CAREER Award, XXXX
  • Department of Energy Early Career Award, XXXX
  • IBM Faculty Awards, XXXX 
  • IBM Shared University Research Awards, XXXX
  • Google Research Awards, XXXX
  • Best Paper Award, MobiCom, XXXX 
  • Best Paper Award, SIGCSE, XXXX
  • Best Paper Award, SIGMETRICS, XXXX 
  • Best Paper Award, SOSP, XXXX
  • Distinguished Faculty Teaching Award, Columbia Engineering School Alumni Association, XXXX 
  • Electrodeposition Research Award, ECS, 2014, XXXX