SAVE THE DATE Tapia 2018 Orlando, FL September 19-22, 2018

2017 Tapia Conference

Jakita O. Thomas, Ph.D. is a Philpott Westpoint Stevens Associate Professor of Computer Science and Software Engineering at Auburn University and Director of the Culturally & Socially Relevent Computing Lab. Her research includes exploring the development of computational algorithmic thinking, promoting access to healthcare for under-served populations, improving reasoning using expert cases and complex cognitive skills learning. Dr. Thomas was Computer & Information Science faculty at Spelman College and a Research Staff Member at IBM Research. A recipient of the National Science Foundation’s Faculty Early Career Development Award, she also received the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers.