Indy Gupta
Published 09/23/2021
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Ep 5 Immigrant Computer ScientistsAcademia or Industry? Immigrate permanently or return to home country? CS or non-CS?

These choices were faced by the 3 prominent computer scientists who are featured on the next segment of this podcast. Featuring: the former Director of Microsoft Research, NAE Member, IEEE Fellow; the founder of Latinas in Computing and Professor and former CSE Department Head; and the topper of Brazil’s entrance exam to universities and a former tenured professor and current Principal Microsoft Researcher. All three spent time in both academia as professors and in industry. Two of them were professors in Brazil. All three immigrated twice to the US.

Did you know Hispanic Heritage Month runs from 15 September to 15 October 2021? This podcast is celebrating it by featuring the above 3 Latin/Hispanic Computer Scientists in Episodes 5-8.

The guide for this episode and more information about the three narrators is available at the podcast website:


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