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CS Regents' Professor Announced as Commencement Speaker

Computer Science Regents’ Professor Ellen Zegura has been named as one of four commencement speakers for Georgia Tech’s Fall 2023 commencement ceremonies. Zegura will speak at the Ph.D. Commencement Ceremony on Dec. 15.

Earlier this year, Zegura received the Class of 1934 Distinguished Professor Award, the Institute’s highest faculty honor. She is also the Stephen Fleming Chair in Telecommunications in the College of Computing. Zegura’s research is focused on computer networking and computing for development.

Since joining the College in 1993, Zegura has shaped its curriculum in various leadership roles while maintaining her passion for connecting with students. She previously served as the associate dean before being named the first-ever chair of the School of Computer Science.

Zegura was integral in developing the Institute’s 2014 Quality Enhancement Plan. In collaboration with other faculty members concerned about community activism and social justice issues, her concept paper would lead to the development of Georgia Tech’s Serve-Learn-Sustain program.

To read more about Zegura and the other Fall 2023 commencement speakers, read the full story from the Georgia Tech News Center.