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Monday, August 1, 2016

08.01 - Ching-Hua Chuan promoted to Associate Professor @ UNF

Ching-Hua Chuanan alumnus of the Music Computation and Cognition Laboratory at the University of Southern California, has received tenure and been promoted to Associate Professor in the School of Computing at the University of North Florida. As in most institutions in the United States, academics on tenure track in computer science (and most engineering fields) are hired as assistant professors without tenure (in a probationary period), and are evaluated after five years for promotion to associate professor with tenure in the sixth year in a highly competitive process.  Congratulations, Ching-Hua!

Ching-Hua is received her PhD from the Department of Computer Science at USC, where she received a Digital Dissertation Award and was elected to Phi Kappa Phi honor society. Her research interests center on artificial intelligence and machine learning, and her projects range from style-specific music harmonization to sign language recognition. She is recipient of a Grace Hopper Celebration Best New Investigator Paper Award, and her work has been featured on Foxnews, MSNBC, the Telegraph, the Miami Herald, and the IEEE Intelligent Systems Magazine. A innovative educator, she is also recipient of UNF's Outstanding Undergraduate Teaching Award and has developed new courses on music informatics and on gaming and mobile app development.

Read more about Ching-Hua's work at www.unf.edu/~c.chuan.