Mehran Sahami

Mehran Sahami
Born Iran
Fields Computer science
Institutions Stanford University
Alma mater Stanford University
Doctoral advisor Daphne Koller
Known for Spam filter

Mehran Sahami is a Professor and the Associate Chair for Education in the Computer Science department at Stanford University, Stanford, CA, USA. He earned his BS and PhD from Stanford University under the supervision of Daphne Koller. Prior to teaching, Sahami was a Senior Research Scientist at Google as well as a Senior Engineering Manager at Epiphany, Inc..[1]

Sahami teaches the introductory computer science sequence at Stanford. He led Stanford University's Computer Science curriculum redesign from a large core to a smaller core with specialization tracks.[2] Some of his lectures are made available on YouTube and iTunesU.[3]


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