Miriam Leeser joined the faculty at Northeastern University in January 1996. Her specialty is Computer Engineering. She received a BS in Electrical Engineering from Cornell University, and Diploma and PhD degrees in Computer Science from Cambridge University in England. She joined the faculty of Cornell University's Department of Electrical Engineering in 1988. She received a National Science Foundation Young Investigator Award in 1992.
Her research interests are in the areas of design and design tools for field programmable logic, and high level design tools for digital systems.
She is the head of the Reconfigurable Computing Lab in the Egan Center, Room 216.
She was awarded
US Patent Number 4967344:
INTERCONNECTION NETWORK FOR MULTIPLE PROCESSORS
The patent is for work on multiprocessor desk area networks she did while working as an engineer at Codex Corporation in Mansfield, MA. (now Motorola)