Seidenberg professor Christelle Scharff, winner of IBM’s Smarter Planet Faculty Innovation Award, was mentioned on Campus Technology and other web sites.
Scharff was profiled by Campus Technology for her work in helping students experience global software development, won a grant to continue her teaching in that area. Her latest project will engage teams of students in New York; Phnom Penh, Cambodia; Delhi, India; and Dakar, Senegal to develop mobile and smartphone applications for transportation, health care, and education. For example, the apps might identify the closest public transportation to a specific destination or locate the nearest emergency room.
Read IBM’s press release here.