Mark Allen Weiss
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Dr. Mark Allen Weiss is Eminent Scholar Chaired Professor and Associate Director of Academic Affairs in the School of Computing and Information Sciences at Florida International University (FIU). His textbooks have fundamentally altered the way that most critical courses in his field are taught. A national leader in revising the AP Computer Science exam, he now serves as a member of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) Education Council.
In addition to securing a recent $5 million National Science Foundation grant that will provide $1 million in scholarships for FIU undergraduate students, Dr. Weiss has led in acquiring more than $10 million in state funding for programs related to Information Technology. He is an ACM Distinguished Educator, Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), and winner of the 2015 ACM Special Interest Group on Computer Science Education (SIGCSE) Award for Outstanding Contribution to Computer Science Education.