My teaching focuses on improving student and public understanding and awareness of how data is collected and processed, from social media, from online commerce, and from our growing number of Internet-connected devices and services. This includes the examination of the ethical challenges and concerns about how such data is used and misused.
■ Curriculum Impact Grant: Enhancing Research Skills for Graduate Students: with colleagues Dr. Rytikova and Dr. Boicu, I’m working on a Provost’s Curriculum Impact Grant to develop enhanced research skills training for graduate students in data analytics.
■ NSF Grant: Innovations in Graduate Education: with colleagues Dr. Rytikova and Dr. Boicu, we have submitted a grant proposal for enhancing research skills for graduate students in data analytics.
■ Designing curriculum for Big Data on Cloud Computing course: I’m developing a course for Big Data on Cloud Computing Systems for the new BAS in Cloud Computing degree.