blurb: In this conversation with Joan Peckham, host Jon Udell continues a discussion about computational thinking that began in an earlier interview with Jeannette Wing, who now heads the Computer and Information Science and Engineering Directorate at the National Science Foundation. Joan Peckham, who is on leave from teaching computer science at the University of Rhode Island, is working with the NSF to define and promote computational thinking as an intellectual style that everyone can usefully learn and apply.
Joan Peckham is a professor in the Department of Computer Science and Statistics at the University of Rhode Island and has received numerous awards for her research in real time systems. She is a past associate editor of the Journal of Database Management and has authored many articles related to her work.
Joan is on leave from URI to serve as a program director in the Computer and Information Science and Engineering Directorate at the National Science Foundation.
This free podcast is from our Jon Udell's Interviews with Innovators series.