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Professor in Mathematics & Computer Science at California State University, Stanislaus
Melanie Martin holds a doctoral degree in Computer Science from New Mexico State University, an M.A. in Mathematics from the University of Oregon, and a B.S. in Mathematics from the University of Texas at Austin. She has taught computer science and mathematics at California State University, Stanislaus, for thirteen years. Her research interests include team communication and performance analysis, dialog modeling, natural language processing, information retrieval, machine learning, and health informatics. For the past eight years, she has been the Program Director and Campus Coordinator for the CSU Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation program on the CSU Stanislaus campus. She has been on the planning and steering committee for two DOE HSI STEM grants on her campus and is the PI for an NSF S-STEM grant to support low-income, high-achieving computer science students, She is part of CAHSI and CAHSI-INCLUDES. She is coordinating the implementation of Problem Solving courses and has taught PS1 and PS2 at CSU Stanislaus.