Electrical and Computer Engineering Departmental Seminar
Thursday, March 23, 2017
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Fitzpatrick Center Schiciano Auditorium Side A
Dr. Kyla McMullen
Electrical and Computer Engineering departmental seminar series speaker:Kyla McMullen, PhDSeminar Title: "3D Audio Perceptions and Applications"Dr. Kyla McMullen earned her B.S. in Computer Science from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC), where she was also a Meyerhoff Scholar. She earned her MS and Ph.D. degrees in Computer Science and Engineering from the University of Michigan (2007-2012). While earning her Ph.D. she was also a faculty member at Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan. At Wayne State University she taught computer literacy courses to over 2,000 students. Professor McMullen is the first underrepresented woman to earn a Ph.D. in Computer Science and Engineering from the University of Michigan. She is currently a tenure-track faculty member at the University of Florida's Computer & Information Sciences & Engineering Department. Dr. McMullen has a personal commitment to encouraging women and minorities to pursue careers in computing and other STEM fields. She is the creator of "Beautiful, Black, and Brainy" and "Brilliant is the New Black", which showcase hundreds of exceptional young African Americans who excel in STEM fields and don't fit the typical "scientist" stereotype. Dr. McMullen is the leader of the SoundPAD Laboratory at the University of Florida, which focuses on the Perception, Application, and Development of 3D audio in various contexts.