Speaker - Gregory W. Hislop
Gregory Hislop is a Professor in the College of Computing and Informatics at Drexel University where he primarily teaches software engineering. His current research focuses on the educational value of student participation in humanitarian open source software projects (HFOSS). He is a strong advocate for the educational and societal benefits of the open source movement. He serves on the coordinating committee for TeachingOpenSource.org, a member project of the Software Freedom Conservancy. His work has been supported by the National Science Foundation, Red Hat, Google, and the Mellon and Sloan Foundations. Prior to Drexel, Gregory spent almost 20 years working in the software and IT industry.
- Students Favor Open Source, but Don’t Really Understand It – Friday 5:30 p.m.–6:30 p.m. in E143