Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Honors Nanette Veilleux of Simmons University

Nanette Veilleux, a professor of computer science and information technology in the Division of Mathematics, Computing, and Statistics at Simmons University in Boston, was selected to receive the 2022 Mary Kenneth Keller Computer Science and Engineering Undergraduate Teaching Award from the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers.

The annual award recognizes faculty members for “outstanding contributions to undergraduate education through teaching and service.” Dr. Veilleux’s award citation recognizes her “for supporting young women in the STEM fields by inspiring students in the classroom and creating innovative curriculum and research opportunities at a women-centered institution.”

Professor Veilleux joined the faculty at what s now Simmons University in 1999. Her research interests include computational models of speech, as well as investigations of pedagogical methods in STEM education.

Dr. Veilleux holds a bachelor’s degree in biophysics, a master’s degree in electrical engineering, and a Ph.D. in systems engineering, all from Boston University.

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