Andrés Monroy-Hernández, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Computer Science
Princeton University

Andrés Monroy-Hernández is the Director of the Human-Computer Interaction Lab at Princeton and an Assistant Professor of Computer Science. His work focuses on designing and studying social computing technologies that help people connect and collaborate. The technologies he has created are now used by millions of people. He joined Princeton after a decade of leading research teams at Microsoft and Snap, where he is still affiliated. His research has received best paper awards at academic venues such as CHI, CSCW, HCOMP, and ICWSM, and has been featured in The New York Times, CNN, Wired, BBC, and The Economist. Andrés was named one of the 35 Innovators under 35 by the MIT Technology Review magazine in Latin America and one of the most influential Latinos in Tech by CNET.  Andrés holds a master's and Ph.D. from MIT, where he led the creation of the Scratch online community. He has a BS from Tec de Monterrey in México.