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Deborah Estrin is a professor of Computer Science at UCLA. She is the daughter of the late Gerald Estrin, also a UCLA Computer Science professor, and of Thelma Estrin, a pioneering engineer and computer scientist also at UCLA. She is the sister of Judy Estrin. She is a pioneer in the field of embedded network sensing and is the director of the Center for Embedded Networked Sensing (CENS) at UCLA.
In 2003, Popular Science named her one of their "Brilliant 10" for that year.
In 2007, Estrin was elected a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. She is also an elected member of the National Academy of Engineering and fellow of the ACM and the IEEE.
Deborah Estrin had received the degree honoris causa from EPFL in 2008 during the master ceremony. She also received an honorary doctorate degree from Uppsala University, Sweden in 2011.
In 2012, CornellNYC Tech, a high-tech campus opening in New York City this fall, announced she will work there.