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Dr. Suzanne Matthews


Assistant Professor
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Contact Information:
Office Location: Thayer Hall Bldg 601, Rm 1109
Phone: 845.938.5577
Email: suzanne.matthews@usma.edu

Dr. Suzanne J. Matthews received her PhD in Computer Science from Texas A&M University in May 2012. For academic year 2011-2012, she was recognized as a Texas A&M University Dissertation Fellow. From 2009-2011, she served as the Graduate President of the Aggie Women of Computer Science, the ACM-W chapter at Texas A&M. She received her MS in Computer Science from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in May 2008. She also received her BS in Computer Science from Rensselaer in 2006. For academic year 2007-2008, she was recognized as a Master Teaching Fellow, the highest honor awarded to teaching assistants at Rensselaer. During the summer of 2006, she was a CRA-W Distributed Mentoring Program (DMP) summer research award recipient.

She is a member of the Association of Computing Machinery (ACM) and the Insitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). She is also a member of the international honor society for the computing and information disciplines, Upsilon Pi Epsilon (UPE), and the academic honor society of Phi Kappa Phi. Her research interests include high performance phylogenetic algorithms, computational biology, experimental algorithmics, data analysis, parallel computing, domain-level compression and version control systems.

Professional Experience:

  • 07/2012- Present: Assistant Professor, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science - USMA
  • 09/2011 - 05/2012: Texas A&M University Dissertation Fellow - TAMU
  • 06/2008 - 08/2011: Research Assistant, Department of Computer Science & Engineering - TAMU
  • 08/2007 - 08/2008: Master Teaching Fellow - RPI
  • 01/2008 - 05/2008: Teaching Assistant, Department of Computer Science - RPI
  • 06/2007 - 12/2007: Research Assistant, Department of Computer Science - RPI
  • 08/2006 - 05/2007: Teaching Assistant, Department of Computer Science - RPI
  • 05/2006 - 08/2006: DMP Summer Research Assistant, Department of Computer Science & Engineering - TAMU