Independent Studies and Honors Projects
I received my Ph.D. from the Department of Computer Science at UNC in 1979 and am back here after retiring from IBM in June 2004.
I worked for IBM for 25 years and was named an IBM Fellow in 1994. My work has revolved around networking and software engineering, including
I've worked in development, design, and architecture and two areas that I've become particularly interested in are improving quality and blending theory and practice.
My current research interests are focused on serious games, cheminformatics, virtualization, and web programming.
Other professional interests include
On a personal note, my daughter, who was married last year (pictures), works for the environmental division of Customs and Border Patrols and my husband is a consultant.