Jing Wang


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Dr. Jing Wang is a Professor of Instruction in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering. She received her PhD in 2005 in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from Vanderbilt University. Her research interests are computer animation, undergraduate computer science and engineering education, and broadening participation in computing. Throughout her career, Dr. Wang has been actively involved in the important mission of recruiting and mentoring women in computer science and engineering. She serves as the faculty advisor of Women in Computer Science and Engineering student organization since 2013.

Research Interests

Computer animation; broadening participation in computing; undergraduate computer
science and engineering education

Teaching Interests

Program Design; Programming Concepts; Computer Animation; Ethical Issues and
Professional Conduct


  • PhD in Computer Science, Vanderbilt University (2005)
  • MS in Computer Science, Vanderbilt University (2002)
  • BS in Physics, Jilin University, China (1997)

Honors and Awards

  • USF Women in Leadership & Philanthropy Dr. Kathleen Moore Faculty Excellence
    Award (2020)
  • USF Outstanding Undergraduate Teaching Award (2011)
    Key Activities
  • Committee chair, Department Broadening Participation in Computing Committee at USF
    since 2018
  • Faculty advisor, WICSE (Women in Computer Science and Engineering) at USF since