Breaking Another Glass Ceiling: Susan Eggers Receives 2018 ACM-IEEE-CS Eckert-Mauchly Award

Susan Eggers recently received the 2018 ACM-IEEE-CS Eckert-Mauchly Award, “for outstanding contributions to simultaneous multithreaded processor architectures and multiprocessor sharing and coherency.” This is a significant milestone in computer architecture because she is the first woman to receive the award in its 39-year history.

Eggars accepted the award at the ACM/IEEE International Symposium on Computer Architecture (ISCA) and delivered a moving acceptance speech. She has also inspired several women to stay in the field and served as a mentor at many CRA-W Career Mentoring Workshops.

Can UD’s Lori Pollock Revolutionize Computer-Science Education?

Originally Posted by By Pariss Briggs  In 2012, the University of Delaware created Partner 4 Computer Science (Partner4CS), a program designed to provide K-12 instructors with the proper skills needed to teach computer development to students. Now in its fifth year, the program is still going strong. Dr. Lori Pollock, an Alumni Distinguished and […]

Interview with Sandhya Dwarkadas

Interviewed by Amanda Stent, Bloomberg Sandhya Dwarkadas is the Albert Arendt Hopeman Professor of Engineering and Professor and Chair of Computer Science at the University of Rochester, with a secondary appointment in Electrical and Computer Engineering. She received her Bachelor’s from the Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, India, and her M.S. and Ph.D. from Rice […]

Interview with Deb Agarwal

Deborah Agarwal is a Senior Scientist and the Data Science and Technology Department Head at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL, Dr. Agarwal’s current research focuses on developing computational tools to enable scientists to more effectively organize and use their data to understand and mitigate climate change. She has worked on projects involving watershed understanding, […]

Interview with Dilma Da Silva

Originally Printed in the Summer/Fall 2015 Newsletter  . Interviewed by Amanda Stent, Yahoo Labs Dilma Da Silva is Department Head and holder of the Ford Motor Company Design Professorship II at the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University. Previously, she was a Principal Engineer and manager at Qualcomm Research Silicon Valley, where […]

Interview with Kathleen Fisher

Kathleen Fisher is Professor in the Computer Science Department at Tufts. Previously, she was a Principal Member of the Technical Staff at AT&T Labs Research, a Consulting Faculty Member in the Computer Science Department at Stanford University, and a program manager at DARPA where she started and managed the High Assurance Cyber Military Systems and […]

Interview with Carla Brodley

Originally Printed in the Winter/Spring 2014 Newsletter Carla E. Brodley is a professor in the Department of Computer Science at Tufts University and holds a secondary appointment in the Clinical and Translational Science Institute at Tufts Medical Center. She received her PhD in computer science from the University of Mas-sachusetts, at Amherst in 1994 and her […]

Interview with Jan Cuny

Originally Printed in the Winter/Spring 2013 Newsletter Jan Cuny is a Program Officer at the National Science Foundation, where she leads the Computing Education and Workforce cluster. The cluster runs two programs: Broadening Participation in Computing Alliances (BPC-A) and Computing Education for the 21st Century (CE21). Both aim to build a thriving computing research community, […]