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Tuesday, June 13 • 3:55pm - 4:15pm
Keynote: Open Source, Open Mind: Sound Solutions for Humanity - Kyla A. McMullen, PhD, Assistant Professor, University of Florida

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Undoubtedly, there is a strong connection between open source contribution and academia: collaboration across multiple groups, open access to information, and quality over quantity. Dr. McMullen will discuss how the SoundPadLab at the University of Florida uses open source to create novel solutions to many societal challenges. Come hear about how open source projects are being implemented in academic and human contexts.

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Kyla A. McMullen, PhD

Assistant Professor, University of Florida
Dr. Kyla McMullen earned her Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC), where she was also a Meyerhoff Scholar. She earned her Masters and Ph.D. degrees in Computer Science and Engineering from the University of Michigan (2007-2012). While earning her Ph.D. she was also a faculty member at Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan. At Wayne State University she taught computer literacy courses to over 2,000 students. Professor McMullen is the first underrepresented woman to earn a Ph.D. in Computer Science and Engineering from the University of Michigan. She is currently a tenure-track faculty member at the University of... Read More →

Tuesday June 13, 2017 3:55pm - 4:15pm

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