Diversity research opportunities to be detailed in seminar

Published: Jan 25, 2008 8:28:09 AM
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Juan Gilbert

Juan Gilbert, TSYS Distinguished Associate Professor in the Department of Computer Science and Software Engineering at Auburn University, will lead a workshop, "Opportunities in Diversity Research," on Monday, Jan. 28 at 3 p.m. in the McMillan Auditorium in Ross Hall. The university community is invited to attend this event.

The workshop will explore samples of diversity research; funding, publishing and collaborative research opportunities; as well as discussions on AU's new Research Institute for the Study of Diversity, www.auburn.edu/researchdiversity.

Director of the Human-Centered Computing (HCC) Lab, Gilbert has an established research record in diversity research. Specifically, he has done work in electronic voting systems for the disabled, data mining tools for affirmative action, culturally relevant computing in educational systems, broadening participation in computing and STEM, and several other areas. He has a national reputation as a leader in diversity research, which is evident by his more than 100 public speaking engagements and numerous publications.