Nabila (Nan) BouSaba is a faculty associate with the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte since 2008; she is the senior design instructor for the department, additional courses taught include Basic Circuit for non- majors, and Technology Innovation and Entrepreneurship course ECGR4090/5090. Nan Earned her BS and Master Degrees in Electrical Engineering (1982, 1986) from North Carolina Agricultural &Technical State University. She mentored Departmental sponsored projects such as UNCC Parking team, IEEE Hardware competition teams, industry sponsored projects from Microsoft, NASA teams and special Innovation and Entrepreneurship teams. She published and presented papers in ASEE conferences in June 2009, 2010, and 2011. Prior to her current position at UNC- Charlotte, Nan worked for IBM (15 years) and Solectron (8 years) in the area of test development and management.
James M. Conrad received his bachelor’s degree in computer science from the University of Illinois, Urbana, and his master’s and doctorate degrees in computer engineering from North Carolina State University. He is currently a professor at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. He has served as an assistant professor at the University of Arkansas and as an instructor at North Carolina State University. He has also worked at IBM in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, and Houston, Texas; at Ericsson/Sony Ericsson in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina; and at BPM Technology in Greenville, South Carolina. Dr. Conrad is a Professional Engineer, Senior Member of the IEEE and a Certified Project Management Professional (PMP). He is also a member of ASEE, Eta Kappa Nu, and the Project Management Institute. He is the author of numerous books, book chapters, journal articles, and conference papers in the areas of embedded systems, robotics, parallel processing, and engineering education.
Jean Coco is the Acting Director of the Communication Across the Curriculum Program at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte.
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