Educated, Tara Westover
I am a collegiate associate professor in the Department of Computer Science at Virginia Tech. I teach a wide variety of introductory and advanced computer science courses. My research interests include computer science education, data analytics, and text mining. I earned my doctorate in computer science at Virginia Tech in the US, and my master's and bachelor's in computer engineering at Cairo University in Egypt. I have seventeen years of teaching experience as a teaching assistant, an instructor, and an assistant professor. I am passionate about teaching and the power of education to change people's lives.