Dr. David A. Eckhardt
Computer Science Department
School of Computer Science
Carnegie Mellon University
5000 Forbes Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
(Also Teaching Professor by Courtesy, Electrical and Computer Engineering)
MSCS advising page or my
undergraduate advising page.
- Teaching (Fall 2023)
- Letters of reference
- Please see my policy before requesting one.
- Admissions to CMU (also, summer internships)
- Our admissions processes are by committee, so
please don't send "Can I be your student?" e-mails to me.
- 4001 GHC (Gates Center, 4th floor, "zombie hallway")
- Mailing address
- CMU CSD/6105 GHC, 5000 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh PA 15213-3891 (do not omit the first line)
- Students in my classes will receive the most rapid answers to their questions
if they follow the guidance provided by the class syllabus--most mail should
go to the staff mailing list instead of to me.
My advisees should start with my advising information pages (see above).
If you are trying to contact me about something that is not
related to advising or teaching, you can
obtain my general-purpose e-mail address by contacting my robot receptionist at
- Voting machines
Apparently I'm embroiled in a
Here's a quick summary:
The Adventures of Citizen Michael C. Robertson
- Research interests
- Operating systems, Networks (see my research synopsis)
- Erdös number
- I believe my Erdös number is 5.
- Various web pages here and elsewhere.