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Alexandra Stefan

  • Other Faculty, Computer Science and Engineering

Education

    • 2012 PhD in Computer Science
      The University of Texas at Arlington, 2012
    • 2008 MA in Computer Science
      Boston University, 2008
    • 2002 BS in Computer Science & Mathematics
      University Of Bucharest, 2002

Appointments

    • Sept 2004 to May 2007 Instructor
      Computer Science Department ,Boston University
      Introduction to Algorithms and Data Structures (CS112)

Awards and Honors

    • Apr  2017 Nominated as Outstanding Advisor sponsored by UTAAA
    • Apr  2016 Nominated as Outstanding Advisor sponsored by UTAAA
    • Apr  2014 Member of CSE Honor Society Upsilon Pi Epsilon. sponsored by CSE Honor Society Upsilon Pi Epsilon.
    • May  2011 NSF Scholar Award sponsored by Doctoral Consortium of Pervasive Technologies Related to Assistive Environments (PETRA)
    • Jun  2009 NSF Scholar Award sponsored by Doctoral Consortium of Pervasive Technologies Related to Assistive Environments (PETRA)
    • Jun  2008 Best Paper Award (co-author) sponsored by IEEE Workshop on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition for Human Communicative Behavior Analysis (CVPR4HB)

Publications

Courses

      • CSE 2320-001 ALGORITHMS & DATA STRUCTURES
        (Course Id: 102418)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2019
      • CSE 2320-002 ALGORITHMS & DATA STRUCTURES
        (Course Id: 102418)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2019
      • CSE 1310-001 INTRO COMPUTERS & PROGRAMMING
        (Course Id: 102401)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2019
      • CSE 2320-001 ALGORITHMS & DATA STRUCTURES
        (Course Id: 102418)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2019
      • CSE 2320-002 ALGORITHMS & DATA STRUCTURES
        (Course Id: 102418)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2019
      • CSE 1310-004 INTRO COMPUTERS & PROGRAMMING
        (Course Id: 102401)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2019
      • CSE 2320-001 ALGORITHMS & DATA STRUCTURES
        (Course Id: 102418)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2018 Download Syllabus
      • CSE 2320-002 ALGORITHMS & DATA STRUCTURES
        (Course Id: 102418)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2018 Download Syllabus
      • CSE 1310-001 INTRO COMPUTERS & PROGRAMMING
        (Course Id: 102401)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2018 Download Syllabus
      • CSE 2320-001 ALGORITHMS & DATA STRUCTURES
        (Course Id: 102418)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2018 Download Syllabus
      • CSE 2320-002 ALGORITHMS & DATA STRUCTURES
        (Course Id: 102418)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2018 Download Syllabus
      • CSE 1310-004 INTRO COMPUTERS & PROGRAMMING
        (Course Id: 102401)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2018 Download Syllabus
      • CSE 2320-001 ALGORITHMS & DATA STRUCTURES
        (Course Id: 102418)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2017 Download Syllabus
      • CSE 2320-002 ALGORITHMS & DATA STRUCTURES
        (Course Id: 102418)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2017 Download Syllabus
      • CSE 2320-001 ALGORITHMS & DATA STRUCTURES
        (Course Id: 102418)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2017
      • CSE 2320-002 ALGORITHMS & DATA STRUCTURES
        (Course Id: 102418)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2017
      • CSE 2320-001 ALGORITHMS & DATA STRUCTURES
        (Course Id: 102418)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2016 Download Syllabus
      • CSE 2320-002 ALGORITHMS & DATA STRUCTURES
        (Course Id: 102418)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2016
      • CSE 1310-002 INTRO COMPUTERS & PROGRAMMING
        (Course Id: 102401)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2016
      • CSE 2320-001 ALGORITHMS & DATA STRUCTURES
        (Course Id: 102418)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2016
      • CSE 2320-002 ALGORITHMS & DATA STRUCTURES
        (Course Id: 102418)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2016
      • CSE 1310-004 INTRO COMPUTERS & PROGRAMMING
        (Course Id: 102401)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2016
      • CSE 2320-001 ALGORITHMS & DATA STRUCTURES
        (Course Id: 102418)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2015
      • CSE 2320-002 ALGORITHMS & DATA STRUCTURES
        (Course Id: 102418)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2015
      • CSE 1310-002 INTRO COMPUTERS & PROGRAMMING
        (Course Id: 102401)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2015 Download Syllabus
      • CSE 2320-002 ALGORITHMS & DATA STRUCTURES
        (Course Id: 102418)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2015
      • CSE 1310-002 INTRO COMPUTERS & PROGRAMMING
        (Course Id: 102401)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2014
      • CSE 1310-005 INTRO COMPUTERS & PROGRAMMING
        (Course Id: 102401)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2014
      • CSE 1310-006 INTRO COMPUTERS & PROGRAMMING
        (Course Id: 102401)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2014
      • CSE 1310-001 INTRO COMPUTERS & PROGRAMMING
        (Course Id: 102401)
        Summer - Five Week - Second - 2014
      • CSE 1310-001 INTRO COMPUTERS & PROGRAMMING
        (Course Id: 102401)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2014
      • CSE 1310-004 INTRO COMPUTERS & PROGRAMMING
        (Course Id: 102401)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2014
      • CSE 1310-003 INTRO COMPUTERS & PROGRAMMING
        (Course Id: 102401)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2013
      • CSE 1310-005 INTRO COMPUTERS & PROGRAMMING
        (Course Id: 102401)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2013
      • CSE 1310-006 INTRO COMPUTERS & PROGRAMMING
        (Course Id: 102401)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2013
      • CSE 1310-001 INTRO COMPUTERS & PROGRAMMING
        (Course Id: 102401)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2013
      • CSE 1310-004 INTRO COMPUTERS & PROGRAMMING
        (Course Id: 102401)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2013
      • CSE 1310-005 INTRO COMPUTERS & PROGRAMMING
        (Course Id: 102401)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2012
      • CSE 1310-006 INTRO COMPUTERS & PROGRAMMING
        (Course Id: 102401)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2012

Service to the University

    • Aug 2018 to  Present Committee Member
      Current Student Engagement/Organization & Experience
    • Aug 2018 to  Present Committee Member
      Student Awards and Scholarships
    • Oct 2017 to  Present Committee Member
      CoE Committee on Honors College
    • Sept 2017 to  Present Committee Chair
      Course Coordinator for CSE 1310
    • Sept 2016 to  Present Committee Member
      ABET subcomittee
    • 2015 to  Present Committee Member
      Outreach Programs and Student Recruitment
    • Jan 2014 to  Present Committee Member
      E-Week activities (Outreach Programs and Student Recruitment)
    • Jan 2014 to  Present Committee Member
      Grade Appeal Advisory Committee
    • Jan 2014 to  Present Committee Member
      Undergraduate Curriculum Committee (Undergraduate Studies Committee)
    • Past to  Apr 2018 Guest Speaker
      Engineering Saturday
      I prepared and supervised activity for Elementary school students (grades 3-rd-7-th). Procured hand-on games to be used in the activity: "Rover Control", "On the Brink", "Robot Repair". As part of my preparation for this activity I discovered a good website with easy coding activities (Hour of Code), which I recommended and was used by the CSE student group doing hands-on coding activity at this event.
    • Jan 2014 to  2017 Committee Member
      Bynari Scholarship Committee
    • Past to  Nov 2017 Attendee, Meeting
      Industry Advisory Board (IAB)
    • Jan 2014 to  Aug 2017 Committee Member
      Senior Design Review Committee
    • Past to  Nov 2016 CSE Department Representative
      Maverick Experience Academic & Student Life Fair
      I worked the table for the CSE Department. I discussed with prospective students about the departments, our three majors, and the admission process.
    • Past to  Oct 2016 CSE Department Representative
      Maverick Experience Preview Day Academic & Student
      I worked the table for the CSE Department. I discussed with prospective students about the departments, our three majors, and the admission process.
    • Feb 2016 to  Feb 2016 Volunteer
      FIRST Tech Challenge
    • Past to  Feb 2014 Volunteer
      FIRST Tech Challenge
    • Mar 2011 to  2011 Volunteer
      FIRST Tech Challenge
    • Feb 2009 to  2009 Volunteer
      Volunteer for RoPro

Service to the Profession

    • Past to  July 2015
      Doctoral Consortium Advisor Greece)
      Pervasive Technologies Related to Assistive Environments
    • Past to  May 2014
      Doctoral Consortium Advisor Greece)
      Pervasive Technologies Related to Assistive Environments
    • Past to  May 2013
      Doctoral Consortium Advisor Greece)
      Pervasive Technologies Related to Assistive Environments

Service to the Community

    • Past to  2017
      (Arlington, TX, United States)
      Girls Who Code
      I was the person of contact with the Arlington Public Library and helped find an Undergraduate female student that went there and presented the interesting projects that she worked on as part of her classes, and as a member of a students organization.
    • Past to  Feb 2017
      Guest Speaker (Arlington, TX, United States)
      Women Who Code
      I was a guest speaker and together with Miss Pam McBride I helped with the logistics of having the meeting held at UTA.
    • Past to  Dec 2015
      Guest Speaker (Arlington, TX, United States)
      Highschool career day - Emmett J. Conrad High School
      I discussed with highschool students about my profession, about the CSE degrees at UTA and the admission process.