Seth Copen Goldstein is associate professor at the University of Carnegie Mellon. His research interests include compilers and architecture related to distributed systems, and reconfigurable computing. He has been working on architecture, programming languages, and compilers for programmable matter. He has been a Co-PI on several research projects funded by DARPA. He has been a member of ISAT where he was a study leader or co-leader on several studies (2007: “Engineering Ensemble Effects,” 2006:“Realizing Programmable Matter,” 2002: “Nanometer Computing”) or a participant (“Manycore Abstractions for Machine Learning”). He is the leader of Carnegie Mellon University's Claytronics project on programmable matter. He has published more than 100 articles.