Karl R. Wurst, PhD, is a Professor of Computer Science at Worcester State University in Worcester, Massachusetts, USA where he teaches primarily Software Development courses. He has had students work in open source projects for the last 10 years. He is a member of the Coordinating Committee for Teaching Open Source (a Software Freedom Conservancy member project), and a founder and Coordinating Committee member of LibreFoodPantry, a community building free and open source software for campus food pantries. He was one of 21 educators who received the 2017 Red Hat Honors Instructors Who Champion Open Source Education in the U.S., and received the 2014 George I. Alden Excellence in Teaching award.


Karl R. Wurst