COMPUTATIONAL SCIENCE AROUND U-M: Increasing women participation in computing education

By June 14, 2017News

5 faculty members recognized for working towards increasing women participation in computing education

Four faculty members of the University of Michigan’s division of Computer Science Engineering (CSE) and one from the department of Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering (NAME) were awarded second place in the NCWIT Extension Services Transformation (NEXT) Awards. NAME lecturer Laura Alford, along CSE faculty members Dr. Mary Lou Dorf, Dr. Valeria Bertacco, Dr. Amir Kamil and Dr. William Arthur were recognized for showing outstanding achievement as clients of NCWIT Extension Services of Undergraduate Programs(ES-UP). ES-UP is”a program that helps academic departments of computing develop high-impact strategies for recruiting and retaining more women students with advice that is customized to local needs and conditions”. More…