Christopher Brinton



Christopher G. Brinton is a Lecturer in Electrical Engineering at Princeton University, and co-founder and Head of Advanced Research at the learning technology company Zoomi Inc. His research focus is data science for social networks, with a particular emphasis on student learning. Chris co-authored the book The Power of Networks: Six Principles that Connect our Lives, and has reached over 250,000 students through MOOCs based on his book. A recipient of the 2016 Bede Liu Best Dissertation Award in Electrical Engineering, Chris received his PhD from Princeton in 2016, his Masters from Princeton in 2013, and his BSEE from The College of New Jersey (valedictorian and summa cum laude) in 2011, all in Electrical Engineering.