Miriam Leeser is a Professor at Northeastern University, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering. She received her BS degree in Electrical Engineering from Cornell University, and Diploma and Ph.D. Degrees in Computer Science from Cambridge University in England. In January, 1996 she joined the faculty of Northeastern University, where she is head of the Reconfigurable and GPU Computing Laboratory and a member of the Computer Engineering group. Her research interests include application acceleration with Field Programmable Gate Arrays (FPGAs) and Graphics Processing Units (GPUs), programming paradigms for heterogeneous computers, computer arithmetic and reproducibility in higher performance computing. In 1992 she received an NSF Young Investigator Award and in 2018 she was named a Fulbright Scholar. She is a senior member of ACM, IEEE, and SWE.