The field of Computer Science continues to drive the innovation and progress that shapes every aspect of the digital age. There are few areas of modern life that are not touched by our ability to rapidly create, consume, analyze or harness information. This has led to endless applications across health care, business, art, technology, agriculture, and entertainment, among many others.
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Researcher helped start Bioinformatics major, served as Professor of Bioinformatics and Chair of Computer Science Department, then as Interim Dean during the 2022-23 school year. Baker also was a faculty member in Baylor’s Institute of Biomedical Studies. He and his wife, Dr. Lori Baker, served on the National Campaign Steering Committee for Baylor University’s Give Light Campaign.
In March 2023, student organizations Women in Computer Science (WiCS) and Society for Women Engineers (SWE) hosted a Women In Stem panel discussion to commemorate Women’s History Month. Students enjoyed a rousing conversation, with the panel sharing wisdom including insights on their areas of focus, career paths, workplace dynamics, and mentor relationships.
On March 30, 2023, one of Baylor's finest professors, Ken Van Treuren, Ph.D., delivered his 2022 Baylor University Cornelia Marschall Smith Professor of the Year lecture. Dr. Van Treuren shares his remarkable life journey that includes Oxford, Princeton, and the U.S. Air Force Academy before explaining his motivation for spending the last 24 years teaching and researching in Baylor's Mechanical Engineering Department.
Michael Dooley has been named business officer at Baylor University’s School of Engineering and Computer Science (ECS), effective May 15, 2023. He has 25 years of experience as a financial administrator and accounting manager in higher education.