Shaw Receives Inaugural Nancy Mead Award

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Mary Shaw, the Alan J. Perlis Professor of Computer Science in the School of Computer Science, has been named the recipient of the first Nancy Mead Award for Excellence in Software Engineering Education.

Shaw will receive the award Wednesday night during the Conference on Software Engineering Education and Training (CSEE&T), which is having its 23rd annual meeting this week at the University Center.

Shaw is being honored for her contributions that have helped lead to the establishment of the software engineering discipline. She has strongly influenced undergraduate, graduate and professional education, as well as professional practice.

The award is named for Nancy R.Mead, senior member of the CERT program technical staff at the Software Engineering Institute. It will be presented annually at CSEE&T to an individual who has demonstrated outstanding contributions to software engineering education and training.

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