Christelle Scharff, Associate Professor, Seidenberg School of Computer Science and Information Systems
Dr. Christelle Scharff is an Associate Professor of Computer Science at Pace University in New York City and the current Chair of the Computer Science Department. In 2012-2013 she was a US Fulbright Scholar at the University Cheikh Anta Diop in Senegal. She teaches a wide range of computer science courses including Programming, Global Software Engineering, Mobile Application Development, and Quality Assurance at Pace University. She has teaching experience in the US, France, Senegal, Benin, Cambodia and Vietnam. She was awarded research grants from NSF, IBM, Microsoft, NCIIA, and Google. Christelle initiated a global software development project where students from Pace, Senegal and India develop software together. She is also the founder of MobileSenegal a capacity building project that trained more than 400 mobile developers in Senegal.
Votes cast by the audience at the event will be used to select the three winners and the judge will determine the rank order: 1st, 2nd and 3rd place.