Spotlight: Jingtao Wang, Assistant Professor
Congratulations to our Assistant Professor, Jingtao Wang, for being selected for the 12th annual Provostís Advisory Council on Instructional Excellence (ACIE) innovation in education awards program for his project Software as a Service for Mobile Computing. ACIE identifies proposals that show promise for introducing innovative approaches to teaching that can be adapted for use in other courses. Dr. Wang is one of only eight recipients of the 2011 award.
Dr. Wang's award winning ACIE project on Software as a Service for Mobile Computing will develop a new undergraduate course that focuses on designing, prototyping and evaluating mobile applications.
The awards, instituted in 2000 by Provost James V. Maher, encourage instructional innovation and teaching excellence. Council Chair Andrew Blair, vice provost for faculty affairs, said the council seeks to identify high-quality proposals that give promise of introducing innovative, creative approaches to teaching that can be adapted for use in other courses. Ten Computer Science faculty members have received the ACIE award during the twelve-year history of the awards. Jingtao Wang has been awarded this honor along with Sangyeun Cho (2011), Liz Marai (2009), Ahmed Amer (2007), Alexandros Labrinidis (2007), Daniel Mossé (2007), George Novacky (2004), Patchrawat Uthaisombut (2004), Yasir Khalifa (2004), and Jose Brustoloni (2003).
You can find more information about Dr. Wang's research projects from his personal web page.
Read the University Times article about the 2011 Provostís ACIE awards, May 2011.