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CS Summer Research Program Lunch and Learn: Presentation and Other Verbal Communication Skills

Event Type
Illinois Computer Science
Hybrid (In-person at Siebel Center, room 2405 and online at zoom link)
Jul 16, 2024   12:00 - 1:00 pm  
Originating Calendar
Computer Science Undergraduate Research

Presentation and Other Verbal Communication Skills

This session will focus on building your oral communication skills. Topics include strategies for making high quality oral and poster presentations.



Mattox Beckman


Tiffani L. Williams

Tiffani L. Williams is a Teaching Professor and Director of Onramp Programs in the Department of Computer Science, and a Dean’s Fellow in Inclusion, Belonging, and Engagement in the Grainger College of Engineering at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. From 2017 to 2020, she was the Director of Computer Science Programs and Professor of the Practice at Northeastern University-Charlotte. From 2005 to 2017, she was a faculty member in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University.

Her awards and honors include a McKnight Doctoral Fellowship, an Alfred P. Sloan Postdoctoral Fellowship, an Edward, Frances, and Shirley Daniels Fellowship at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, a Denice Denton Emerging Leader ABIE award, and a PopTech Science Fellow award. Williams has been recognized for teaching excellence at Texas A&M with Undergraduate and Graduate Faculty Teaching Excellence awards and the Distinguished Award in Teaching by the Association of Former Students. At Illinois, she has been recognized as a Teacher Ranked as Excellent by their Students.

Her research interests include computer science education, multiple pathway education, computational biology, and inclusive science communication.

Zoom Recording

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