TRACY CAMP

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Tracy Kay Camp is an American Computer Scientist noted for her research on wireless networking. She is also noted for her leadership in broadening participation in computing. She is currently the Co-Chair of CRA-W from 2011-2014 and she was the co-Chair of ACM-W from 1998-2002.
Camp received a B.A. in Mathematics from Kalamazoo College in 1987. She received a M.S. in Computer Science from Michigan State University in 1989 and a Ph.D in Computer Science from The College of William & Mary in 1993.

 

She then joined the Department of Computer Science at the University of Alabama as an Assistant Professor in 1993. In 1998 she moved to the Colorado School of Mines as an Assistant Professor, and was then promoted to Associate Professor in 2000 and to Professor in 2007. In 2010-11, she was Interim Head of Mathematical and Computer Sciences and then Interim Head of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science. In this role, she helped lead this re-organization of the university.

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Tracy is an associate professor in the Department of Mathematical and Computer Sciences at the Colorado School of Mines. Her main field of research is in the area of mobile computing and networking; her research group is called The Toilers.

 

She is, currently, the PI of three grants and a co-PI of two grants totaling approximately $1.5 million in federal funding. In addition, she is the co-author of an educational toolkit that has been used at more than 60 universities in 25 countries. She was the co-chair of ACM-W from 1998 to 2002, and has appeared in over 15 newspaper/magazine articles for her work on ACM-W.

 

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Awards

In 2012 she was named an ACM Fellow.

Her other notable awards include:

ACM Distinguished Scientist (2006)
IEEE Senior Member (June 2006)

 

 

 

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