Wednesday, August 8, 2012

Market Watch, 8/8/2012 (Juan Gilbert)

Computing Professors Receive NCWIT Research Mentoring Award for Work with Students. The National Center for Women & Information Technology (NCWIT) has announced the inaugural recipients of its annual Undergraduate Research Mentoring Award. The recipients were selected for their outstanding mentorship, creation of high-quality research opportunities, recruitment of women and minority students, and efforts to encourage and advance undergraduate students in computing-related fields.

One of the 2012 NCWIT Undergraduate Research Mentoring Award-winners:
  • Dr. Juan Gilbert: IDEaS Professor and Chair at the Human-Centered Computing Division, Clemson University School of Computing, Clemson, South Carolina. Dr. Gilbert's research lab is home to nearly 8% of the nation's African-American computer science PhD students, many of whom joined his group through a summer research experience. Of his undergraduate proteges, 88% have continued on to graduate school.
See the list of the other NCWIT award winners.

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