Armando Fox
Published January 11, 2014
Updated April 2, 2021

Armando Fox is a professor of computer science at the University of California, Berkeley. His focus is at the intersection of digital learning, programming systems, and software engineering, and he co-designed and co-taught Berkeley’s first Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) on engineering software as a service, which has certified more than 10,000 students. He is co-author of the textbook Engineering Software as a Service: An Agile Approach Using Cloud Computing.

Fox was honored as one of Scientific American’s Top 50 researchers in 2003 for his work in software engineering and innovation, and was a keynote speaker for the 2013 Tapia Celebration of Diversity in Computing. In addition to his own personal blogging on the history of computing, cloud computing and software practice, Fox has appeared on WBUR’s On Point to discuss’s rocky rollout.

Expertise: Computer engineering, software, cloud computing, computing and society, online education, computer programming

Location: Berkeley, Calif.

Heard on WBUR: On Point: Obamacare’s Rocky Rollout: What Happens Now?

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