Deanís Lecture Series Features Software Engineering Expert, Jan. 20




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Susan Land, software engineering section manager at Northrop Grumman IT/TASC will be the featured guest in the latest installment of the Deanís Lecture Series, sponsored by Rochester Institute of Technologyís B. Thomas Golisano College of Computing and Information Sciences.

Land will present The Real World Application of IEEE Software Engineering Standards, at 1 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 20, in the Golisano College auditorium on the RIT campus. The free, public event will be followed by a reception.

Land has more than 18 years of experience in information technology, working in information management systems programming, database systems development and enterprise application programming. She is currently serving on the IEEE CS Board of Governors.

NOTE: RITís B. Thomas Golisano College of Computing and Information Sciences, the largest comprehensive computing college in the nation, was created with a $14 million gift from B. Thomas Golisano, founder and chairman of Paychex Inc.

The college offers undergraduate programs in computer science, information technology, applied network and system administration, new media, and software engineering, as well as graduate programs in computer science, information technology, software development and management, and computer security and information assurance, and learning and knowledge management systems.

The college is home to the Center for Advancing the Study of Cyberinfrastructure, located in the universityís Laboratory for Applied Computing building, which partners with industry and other research organizations in the advancement of computing technology in support of scientific discovery and product development, and to foster technology commercialization.