USF CSE Alum, Cindy Bethel, gets appointed to the Computing Research Association

April 24, 2020

Cindy Bethel

Cindy Bethel, Ph.D., a USF CSE alumna (‘09), has been appointed to the Computing Research Association Board of Directors for term 2020-2023. The CRA works with organizations like AAAI, ACM CACS/AIC, IEEE Computer Society, SIAM USENIX to “represent the computing research community and to effect change that benefits both computing research and society at large.“ Bethel is a Billie J. Ball Endowed Professor at Mississippi University, Department of Computer Science and Engineering. She is an IEEE and ACM senior member, Vice President and member of the Mississippi Fulbright Association, as well as the special assistant vice president for the MSU Office of Research and Economic Development. Bethel is also doing research which focuses on “robotic therapeutic support, information gathering from children, and the use of robots for law enforcement, search and rescue, and military.” To learn more click here.