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Margaret Ellis

Virginia Tech
Assistant Professor of Practice
Margaret Ellis, M.S. is an Assistant Professor of the Practice of Computer Science in the College of Engineering at Virginia Tech. Margaret Ellis has a broad range of teaching and professional computing experience. She develops and implements curricula for key courses such as problem solving and data structures.  Her work lies at the intersection of computer science research, computer science education, and challenges of diversity and inclusion in the field. Among other accolades for her teaching efforts she was awarded the 2015 Engineering Inclusive Teaching (EIT) Inclusive Educators Award by Women in Engineering ProActive Network (WEPAN). An accomplished entrepreneur and innovator, she received related awards from the regional Roanoke Blacksburg Technology Council in 2010 and 2011 respectively.