Marsha Chechik


Professor and Acting Dean (July 1, 2022 to December 31, 2022)

Marsha Chechik

Professor and Acting Dean (July 1, 2022 to December 31, 2022)
  • Office: BL 211

Professor Marsha Chechik is the Acting Dean at the Faculty of Information,for the six-month period
from July 1, 2022 to December 31, 2022, while the current Dean, Wendy Duff, is on administrative leave.

Professor Chechik most recently served as the Chair and Graduate Chair of the Department of Computer
Science at the Faculty of Arts and Science.

After receiving her PhD in Computer Science from the University of Maryland in 1996, she was hired as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Computer Science at the University of Toronto and is cross-appointed to the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering. She was awarded tenure and promoted to the rank of Associate Professor in 2002, and then promoted to the rank of Professor in 2009.

Professor Chechik’s research interests are in the application of formal methods to improve the quality of
software. She has authored numerous papers on software specification and verification, computer
safety, assurance and security, and product line engineering.