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Faculty

Heidi J. C. Ellis

Chair and Professor of Computer Science and Information Technology
Education:
B.S., Animal Science, University of Connecticut
M.S., Computer Science and Engineering, University of Connecticut
Ph.D., Computer Science and Engineering, University of Connecticut
Office: Herman 207C
Website: http://mars.wne.edu/~hellis
413-782-1748

Dr. Ellis’ research interests include software engineering education, open source software, and tools for biological data analysis. Dr. Ellis is one of the founding members of the Humanitarian Free and Open Source Software (HFOSS) project which focuses on involving students in FOSS projects that improve the human condition. Dr. Ellis is PI/Co-PI on three NSF projects that support student involvement in HFOSS projects. 

INTERESTS

Software engineering education

Education using open source software

COURSES TAUGHT

Software Engineering

Introduction to Programming

Freshman Seminar

PUBLICATIONS