Texas Tech University
Dr. Susan Mengel is an associate professor and the MSSE program coordinator at Texas Tech University. She received her Ph.D. from Texas A&M University in 1990. She has played strategic leadership roles in numerous multidisciplinary projects involving the delivery of innovative software and data models in sleep management, student retention and advising, computer education, nutrition, speech therapy, and cybersecurity. She has served on grants from NSF, the Texas Coordinating Board, and the Department of Agriculture. She has published more than 40 refereed papers in prestigious venues, such as the IEEE and ACM conferences and Elsevier journals. She helped to establish the Master's in Software Engineering degree program at Texas Tech University, served as Vice-President for the Texas Tech Faculty Senate, chaired the IEEE Software Engineering Education and Training Conference, served on the Steering Committee of the ACM/IEEE Computing Curriculum, and served on the IEEE Computer Society Board of Governors. She currently serves on the Texas Tech Institutional Review Board for the Protection of Human Subjects and is the Associate Editor for Computing for the IEEE Transactions on Education.