Spotlight: Dr. Suzanne Buchele
Dr. Suzanne Buchele, associate professor of Computer Science, has taught at Southwestern University since 1998. She specializes in using computer technology in education, especially in developing countries (e.g. OLPC); scientific computing; and computer graphics.
During the years 2006-2008, Dr. Buchele served as Fulbright Scholar teaching at Ashesi University College in Ghana, West Africa. Since then, she has gone back to teach Applied Cryptography and Computer Security as a summer course at Ashesi University College. She is serving on her third and final year on the Fulbright Scholar Review Committee for West And Central Africa, which will be completed in Washington D.C. in November 2010.
In Spring 2010, CS major Lane Hill completed an Honors Thesis with Dr. Buchele titled, “The Development of the Windows Easy Language Shell (WELSH).” He was one of only a few students accepted to present his work at the Consortium for Computing Sciences at Colleges (CCSC) South Central Regional conference in Austin in April 2010.
Recently, Dr. Buchele presented a paper, “The Story of Flatland: An Updated Version to Engage (and not offend) High School Geometry Students” at the Conference for the Advancement of Mathematics Teaching in San Antonio in July 2010.