Ed Lazowska holds the Bill & Melinda Gates Chair in the Paul G. Allen School of Computer Science & Engineering at the University of Washington. In recognition of his research accomplishments Lazowska has been elected a Member of the National Academy of Engineering; a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts & Sciences; a Fellow of ACM, IEEE, and AAAS. His research is in the areas of data science, data management and visualization, and computer systems and networks.