Daniela Marghitu

Daniela Marghitu
Auburn University
Professor, Computer Science and Software Engineering

Dr. Daniela Marghitu is a professor in the Computer Science and Software Engineering Department at Auburn University, where she has worked since 1996. She has published six Information Technology textbooks, over 80 peer-reviewed journal articles and conference papers, and she gave numerous presentations at national and international professional events.

Dr. Marghitu has received funding for research and education projects from the National Science Foundation, the National Center for Woman in Information Technology, the Daniel F. Breeden Endowment for Faculty Enhancement, AccessComputing and Access Engineering Alliances, the Computer Science Collaboration Project, Microsoft Fuse Research, Altova Co., Pearson Education Publishing Co, and more.

Her teaching experience includes a variety of Information Technology and Computing courses (e.g., Introduction to Computing for Engineers and Scientists, Network Programming with HTML and Java, Personal Computer Applications, Spreadsheet-Based Applications with Visual BASIC, Web Application Development). Her research areas include the K12 inclusive computing research and outreach, web design, education and assistive technology, software engineering, web and software usability, and accessibility.

She is the PI of Computer Science for All, Computer Science for All Girls, Computer Science for All Bulldogs, and Computer Science for All Haitian research and inclusive K12 outreach projects.

Dr. Marghitu has participated in numerous administrative activities at Auburn University. Among these activities are the following: Auburn University Board of Trustee faculty representative; Auburn University representative for National Center for Women in Information Technology; AccessComputing, Access10K, and AccessEngineering Alliances; founder CO-PI and technology coordinator for Alabama Alliance for Students with Disabilities in STEM; Auburn University Persons with Disabilities Committee Chair; and Founder Director Auburn University Laboratory for Education and Assistive Technology.

Among Dr. Marghitu’s honors and awards are the following: 2011 AccessComputing Capacity Building Award, the 2012 Auburn University Access Award, the 2012 Society for Design and Process Science Outstanding Achievement Award, and the 2013 Microsoft Fuse Research Award. She has been a member of the congressionally mandated Committee on Equal Opportunities in Science and Engineering since 2015.

More info is on Daniela Marghitu;s official site.

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