Deborah Hwang

Associate Professor of Computer Science

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Biography

Professor Hwang is an associate professor of computer science and has been the director of the computer science program at the University of Evansville since 1995. She is the faculty advisor for the UE ACM student chapter, and she is active in computer science education organizations and women in technology organizations.

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Education

  • Ph.D., Computer Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1994
  • S.M., Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1988
  • B.S. with Distinction, Computer Science, Iowa State University, 1985

Experience

  • Director of Computer Science, University of Evansville, 1995-present
  • Associate Professor of Computer Science, University of Evansville, 2001-present
  • Assistant Professor of Computer Science, University of Evansville, 1995-2001
  • Visiting Assistant Professor of Computer Science, Lafayette College, 1994-1995

Specialty Areas

  • Operating systems
  • Distributed systems
  • Curriculum and pedagogy
  • Women in technology

Professional Memberships

  • Association of Computing Machinery (ACM)
  • ACM Special Interest Group on Computer Science Education (SIGCSE)
  • Consortium for Computing Sciences in Colleges (CCSC)
  • Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineering Computer Society (IEEE-CS)
  • American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE)

Recent Professional Service Activities

  • ABET/CAC Computer Science Program Evaluator, 2010-2014
  • CCSC National Board: Webmaster, 2013-present, Midwest Region Representative, 2005-2011
  • CCSC Midwest Conference Committee: 2018 Vice Chair (2019 Chair); 2015 Site Chair; Webmaster, 2011-2017

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