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Nationality  British
Spouse  Stuart Kabler
Name  Liz Bacon

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Born  September 27, 1963 (1963-09-27)
Known for  Professor of Software Engineering and Deputy Pro Vice-Chancellor at the University of Greenwich, England. Past President and Trustee of BCS, the Chartered Institute for IT., became President of BCS on 13 March 2014 [1]
Notable awards  FBCS, CEng, CSci, CITP, PFHEA. MACM

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Liz Bacon (born 27 September 1963) is a Professor of Software Engineering and Deputy Pro Vice-Chancellor at the University of Greenwich, England.

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Background

Liz Bacon grew up in Kenley, Surrey. She studied for an undergraduate degree in Computer Science at Thames Polytechnic, spending her third year on an industrial placement at CERN, graduating in 1986. She studied for her PhD in the field of Artificial Intelligence at the University of Greenwich, and was awarded her doctorate in 1993. Bacon is currently the Past President of the BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT [2], and has had many serious roles, including the Chair of the BCS Academy, a BCS Council Member and Trustee of the BCS. She has been a Council member of PITCOM, the Parliamentary IT Committee, responsible for communications, EQANIE (European Quality Assurance Network for Informatics Education), the National HE STEM Programme and an ICT Thought Leader for the University of Cambridge International Examinations. Bacon has been involved in software engineering and e-learning research for more than 10 years She was one of the 30 women identified in the BCS Women in IT Campaign in 2014 source and was then featured in the e-book of these 30 women in IT, "Women in IT: Inspiring the next generation" produced by the BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT, as a free download e-book, from various sources. In 2015, Liz bacon became a Principal Fellow of the HEA and was identified as the 35th Most Influential Women in UK IT 2015, by Computer Weekly.

Academia

  • Professor of Software Engineering and Deputy Pro Vice-Chancellor at the University of Greenwich, England.
  • Past President [3] and Trustee of BCS, the Chartered Institute for IT., and was elected President of BCS for one year from March 2014.
  • Inaugural Chair of the BCS Academy of Computing, the first Learned Society in the UK for Computing,
  • Previously President and Trustee of the BCS, the Chartered Institute for IT.
  • Past Chair of the CPHC, Past member of Council and Communications Officer for PITCOM (Parliamentary IT Committee)
  • University representative for PICTFOR (The Parliamentary Internet, Communications and Technology Forum).
  • Research/Scholarly interests

    e-learning, serious games, software engineering, crisis management, affective computing, cybersecurity, e-Health, personalisation.

    Personal life

    Liz Bacon is married to Stuart Kabler. Her hobbies are horse jumping, skiing and scuba diving.

    References

    Liz Bacon Wikipedia


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