Dr. Charles Wallace has been named a Fulbright Scholar. Beginning January 2010 Dr. Wallace will spend six months teaching and conducting research in the Computer Science Department at the Pontificia Universidad Catolica in Santiago, Chile.
The highly competitive Fulbright Program is the flagship international exchange program sponsored by the US government. It is designed to increase mutual understanding between the people of the US and other countries.
While at Pontificia Universidad Catolica, Dr. Wallace plans to help the university develop a software engineering specialty curriculum there. He is also looking forward to investigating the complexities that non-native speakers of English encounter when trying to communicate with the English-dominated software industry. Dr. Wallace’s research interest is in software engineering, particularly the challenges of communicating about software.
The full story about Dr. Wallace is online.