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Jing Wang

J. Wang

Instructor III and Director of Broadening Participation in Computing

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Biography

Dr. Jing Wang is an instructor III and Director of Broadening Participation in Computing 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 and has created multiple programs for mentoring and outreach.

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

Education

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 co-chair, Department Broadening Participation in Computing Committee at USF since 2018
Faculty advisor, WICSE (Women in Computer Science and Engineering) at USF since 2013
Instructor, STEM Research for Scholars pre-college program at USF, 2012-2015