Steven W. Zucker is the David and Lucile Packard Professor of Computer Science at Yale University, and also Professor of Biomedical Engineering. He is a member of the Program in Applied Mathematics, which he directed from 2003 to 2009, and a member of the Interdepartmental Neuroscience Program. Currently he co-directs the Swartz Center, which fosters collaborative research and interdisciplinary training in computational and systems neuroscience.

Steve was elected a Fellow of the Canadian Institute for Advanced Research, a Fellow of the IEEE, and (by)Fellow of Churchill College, Cambridge. He won the Siemens Award, several Best Paper prizes, and was recently named a Distinguished Investigator by the Paul G. Allen Family Foundation for research in crowd computing by bacteria.