Chiu’s research focuses on finding useful information in a world that’s drowning in data

Professor of Computer Science David Chiu taught his first class at the age of 22, when he was still younger than some of his students, and immediately fell in love with higher education. Since coming to University of Puget Sound in 2014, Chiu has taught everything from Intro to Computer Science to Database Systems and in 2022, he received the President’s Award for Excellence in Teaching. We caught up with Chiu to talk about the golden age of dial-up internet, his research on data management, and creating an inclusive, student-centered classroom experience.