Ms. Lea Verou is a researcher and is currently pursuing a PhD in Computer Science at MIT. Her research aims to lower the knowledge barrier for programming Web applications and empower non-technical individuals to manage their own information. In the recent past, she has written a bestselling book on advanced CSS that has been translated into 8 languages, worked at W3C/MIT, gave over 100 talks at Web development conferences across 5 continents, and started several popular open source projects. She is also an Invited Expert in the W3C CSS Working Group, an honour currently extended to only 15 people worldwide. She is also an elected W3C Technical Architecture Group (TAG) member as of Jan 2021.
- Human-Computer Interaction
- End User Programming
- Web Architecture
- Data Visualization
- Doctor of Philosophy (PhD ongoing) in Computer Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA
- Masters of Science in Computer Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA
- Bachelors of Science in Computer Science, Athens University of Economics & Business, Greece.
- Lea Verou, Tarfah Alrashed, David Karger. (2018) Extending a Reactive Expression Language with Data Update Actions for End-User Application Authoring. In Proceedings of the ACM User Interface Software and Technology Symposium (UIST 2018). Berlin, Germany.
- Amy X. Zhang, Lea Verou, David Karger. (2017) Wikum: Bridging Discussion Forums and Wikis Using Recursive Summarization. In Proceedings of the ACM Conference on Computer Supported Cooperative Work and Social Computing (CSCW 2017). Portland, Oregon.
- Lea Verou, Amy X. Zhang, David Karger. (2016) Mavo: Creating Interactive Data-Driven Web Applications by Authoring HTML. In Proceedings of the ACM User Interface Software and Technology Symposium (UIST 2016). Tokyo, Japan.