Andrea Thomaz: College of Computing Professor of Excellence for 2010

November 3, 2010

Assistant Professor Andrea Thomaz (Interactive Computing) has been named a Subaru
Professor of Excellence for her outstanding contributions to the Institute and to
her field of study.

Subaru and Georgia Tech have paired up as partners, based on
a shared commitment to engineering excellence and environmental stewardship. To
celebrate these shared interests and new partnership, Subaru has recognized one
outstanding professor from each college at Georgia Tech.  

In recognition of Thomaz’ accomplishments, Subaru will make
a $1,000 gift to the Institute in her name, as well as holding a luncheon to recognize
her and her fellow honorees. Anyone can register to attend this luncheon here:, as well as be entered into a drawing to win a $400 gift card to the Georgia
Tech Barnes & Noble.

Thomaz directs the Socially Intelligent Machines research
lab, where the focus is on machines that learn new tasks and goals from
ordinary people in everyday environments.

Thomaz’ fellow Professors of Excellence included:

  • Reggie Desroches, College of Engineering
  • Ellen Dunham Jones, College of Architecture
  • Michael Goodisman, College of Science
  • Chuck Mulford, College of Management
  • Adam Stulberg, Ivan Allen College of Liberal