I'm Michael Ekstrand, a computer scientist, researcher, educator, and scholar. In Fall of 2016, I am joining the Department of Computer Science at Boise State University. From 2014–2016, I was an Assistant Professor in the Department of Computer Science at Texas State University. I received my Ph.D in computer science from the University of Minnesota, working with the GroupLens Research lab.

Here you can read about my research on human-computer interaction and recommender systems, my teaching activities, check out the various coding projects I have worked on, or read my blog. My CV contains a summary of my professional activities.

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Students seeking to work with me should read my student openings.