• Co-instructor and co-designer for the undergraduate course, “Technology and Global Development (TGD),” at Carnegie Mellon University (August 2006 – present)
  • Co-designer for the undergraduate course, “Introduction to Robotics and Artificial Intelligence,” at Ashesi University in Accra, Ghana, (June 2006 – August 2006)
  • Co-instructor and co-designer for the graduate course, “Technology for Developing Communities (TDC),” at Carnegie Mellon University (August 2004 – present)
  • Co-instructor and co-designer for the undergraduate course, “Autonomous Robots,” at Carnegie Mellon University Qatar (August 2005 – present)
  • Co-instructor for the graduate course, “Information Communication Technology for 4 Billion,” co-taught using video-conferencing technology at Carnegie Mellon University and the University of California, Berkeley (August 2003 – December 2003)
  • Co-teacher (with Carl Rubino) for First-Year seminar, “The Unity of Knowledge” at Hamilton College (August 1997 – December 1997)
  • Co-designer and co-moderator (with Carl Rubino) of Summer Alumni Seminar at Hamilton College (Summers of 1999, 2000, 2001, and 2002)

  • Ph.D. co-advisor with Anthony Stentz: G. Ayorkor Mills-Tettey and E. Gil Jones, Robotics Institute (Fall 2004 to present)
  • Ph.D. thesis committee: Rob Zlot (Spring 2004 – Fall 2006), Nidhi Kalra (Fall 2004 – Fall 2006), and Aaron Morris (Spring 2006 – present), Robotics Institute Ph.D. students
  • Ph.D. thesis committee: Carol Frieze, School of Computer Science Ph.D. student (Fall 2005 – Spring 2007)
  • Program co-advisor with Manuela Veloso: the V-unit program (Spring 2005 – present)
  • Undergraduate independent study in robotics co-advisor with Brett Browning: Carnegie Mellon University Qatar student Noura El-Moughny (Spring 2006)
  • Summer internship co-advisor with Brett Browning: Bernard Ghanem, Nour Hariri, Bilal Mikati, Samer Ghanem, Robin Lahoud, Karen Downum, Gaurav Taank, and Rawia Samad (Summer 2004 – 2006)
  • Undergraduate research advisor: Chris Casinghino (Summer 2005 – Spring 2006) and Matthew Faria (Fall 2006 – present)

Invited Talks
  • Invited Program Committee member and sponsored panelist, Anita Borg Institute for Women and Technology workshop, "TechLeaders For Social Innovators" held in conjunction with the Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing, Orlando, Florida (October 2007)
  • Sponsored panelist, pre-conference workshop, "Women in Technology" held in conjunction with the 7th annual Emerging Technologies Conference, MIT campus, Cambridge, Massachusetts (September 2007)
  • Invited Computer Science curriculum design committee member, Asian University for Women, to be launched in Chittagong, Bangladesh, supported by the Asian University for Women Support Foundation, Cambridge, Massachusetts (July 2007)
  • Invited participant, Humanitarian Futures program to enhance the dialogue between scientists and humanitarian policy makers to enhance the capacity of organizations engaged in humanitarian response be more effective in preparing for more complex future crises, Coordinated from King's College, London, United Kingdom (July 2007)
  • Sponsored participant, “Shell Technology Futures 2007” workshop in Surrey, United Kingdom (January 2007)
  • Invited Program Committee member and sponsored panelist, workshop, "Artificial Intelligence in Information Communication Technology for Development" at the Twentieth International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence in Hyderabad, India (January 2007)
  • Sponsored participant, 2006 Women and ICT Task Force Meeting, “Re-Engineering Development: Engendering ICTs” at UNESCO headquarters in Paris, France (November 2006)
  • Invited Lecturer, Westinghouse Science Honors Institute, “TechBridgeWorld: Building Technology Bridges to Developing Communities” February 2006
  • Invited Speaker, Science Symposium, dedication ceremony of new Science Center, “Breaking New Ground in Computing Technology: A Liberal Arts Perspective” Hamilton College, October 2005
  • Invited Speaker, Convocation Lecture Series, H. John Heinz III School of Public Policy and Management, “Technology and International Development” Carnegie Mellon University, March 2005
  • Invited Speaker, Robotics Institute 25th anniversary celebrations, presentations to academic and business participants on the TechBridgeWorld initiative, Carnegie Mellon University, October 2004
  • Invited Speaker, Panel for the Kirkland Project series on Science/Technology and Democracy (presentation on the TechBridgeWorld initiative), Hamilton College, Clinton, NY, September 2003

Professional Organizations
  • IEEE
  • AAAI
  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Sigma Xi