University Activities

  • Working Group on Computer Science and Engineering, member, 2016-present
  • Educational Technology Steering Committee, member, 2010-2011
  • University Faculty Senate, member, 2009-2011
  • University Faculty Senate - Student Affairs Committee, member, 2009-2011
  • University Faculty Senate - Bent, Larsen, Trachtenberg Award Committee, member, 2009-2011
  • Program Review Committee - Management Information Systems Program, member, 2002-2003
  • Integrated Science, Engineering, and Technology Building Committee, member, 2001–2004
  • President’s Advisory Committee on Minority Affairs, member, 2000–2001

College Activities

  • College of Arts & Sciences Council on Promotion, Tenure, Reappointment, & Academic Freedom, member, 2016-present
  • College of Arts & Sciences Committee on Academic Standing and Educational Policy, member, 2015-2016
  • College of Arts & Sciences Committee on Admissions and Recruiting, member, 2014-present
  • College of Arts & Sciences Curriculum Committee, member, 2012-2013
  • College of Arts & Sciences Mentoring Program for Junior Faculty, mentor, 2012-2015
  • College of Arts & Sciences Council on Promotion, Tenure & Academic Freedom, member, 2006-2008
  • College of Arts & Sciences General Education Designation Committee on Ethics, Community, Speech, and Technological Literacy, member, 2005-2006
  • College of Arts & Sciences Committee on Academic Standing and Educational Policy, member, 1999–2000

Department Activities

  • Dept. of Computer Science, interim chair, 2016-2017
  • Computer Science Faculty Search Committee, chair, 2014-2015
  • Computer Science Advising Program Committee, coordinator, 2013-present
  • Depts. of Math, Physics, and Computer Science, assistant chair, 2012-2013
  • Computer Science Faculty Search Committee, ex-officio member, 2009-2010
  • CS 114 & 115, course coordinator, 2008-present
  • CS 111, course coordinator, 2008-present
  • Computer Science Awards, coordinator, 2008-2010
  • Sabionski Computer Science Scholarship, coordinator, 2007-2010
  • Computer Science Advising Program, coordinator, 2003-2009, 2013-present
  • Computer Science Faculty Search Committee, chair, 2002-2003
  • Computer Science Program Assessment, coordinator, 1998-2002
  • Computer Science Laboratory, director, 1998-1999
  • First-Year Interest Group, CS 110 FIG faculty member, 1997 & 2004
  • CS 110, course coordinator, 1996-2001
  • Computer Science Dialogue Program, faculty advisor, 1996-2011, 2013-present
  • Computer Science Curriculum Committee, member, 1995-present
  • Fall Preview & Admission Open House, faculty representative, 1995-present
  • Computer Science Advising Program, member, 1995-present

Research Interests

  • Computer Science Pedagogy
  • Performance Engineering
  • Data Models for Performance Analysis
  • Object-oriented Design and Techniques for Performance Analysis

Personal Interests

  • I am an avid cook and baker. I also enjoy gardening, crochet, quilting, knitting, crewel, and embroidery.
  • When the weather permits, I enjoy biking - Hole in the Wall Camp Challenge Ride (2013, 2014, 2015, 2016), Discover Hartford Bicycle Tour (2013), Steeple Chase Bike Tour (2014, 2015, 2016), Day Kimball Healthcare Cycling for Cancer Care (2014), TD Five Boro Bike Tour (2015).
  • I also enjoy hiking with family - Mt. Washington (New Hampshire) 2007, Mont Sainte Anne (Quebec) 2012.
  • Travelling is another passion and been to places as Italy and Austria (1991), Tibet and China (2005), Thailand (2007), Singapore (2009), France and Scotland (2011), Vietnam and Cambodia (2013), Japan (2015), Portugal and the Netherlands (2016).