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Division of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM)

Susanne Steiger-Escobar

 

 Name: Susanne Steiger-Escobar
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  Title:   Professor, Computer Science 

Degree:

 

 

 
 

 

M.S., Computer Science from SUNY Buffalo

Undergraduate, Institut Universitaire de Informatique de Grenoble, and Universite Scientifique et Medical de Grenoble in Grenoble, France

Location

 

 

Wellesley Hills

Room 439

Phone:

Email:

 
 (781) 239-2220

 ssteigerescobar@massbay.edu  


 
Susanne Steiger-Escobar, professor of Computer Science, has been teaching at MassBay Community College since 1997.  She has chaired the computer science department for four years, and has responsibilities for teaching, developing new programs and curricula, working in outreach events, collaborating in articulation agreements with high schools and 4-year institutions, and adopting new materials that focus on C.S. engagement and retention.

She has served as an advisory board member for the Business Technology program at Joseph P. Keefe Technical School since 2004.  She was recently invited to serve in the advisory board for a national study on "Factors Influencing College Success in Information Technology" (FICSIT) funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF) at Harvard University.  Susanne is MassBay’s Team Liaison for Broadening Advanced Technological Education Connections, an NSF-ATE National Center for Computing Technologies (BATEC).
 
She received her M.S., Computer Science from SUNY Buffalo, and completed undergraduate studies in Computer Science at the Institut Universitaire de Informatique de Grenoble, and Universite Scientifique et Medical de Grenoble in Grenoble, France.  She grew up in Lima, Peru.

Following her graduation in 1982, she worked for Digital Equipment Corporation as a Software Specialist in Zurich, Switzerland.  As part of a development team she developed software solutions for data and processes used by pharmaceutical companies.  In 1985 she joined the Osteoporosis Research Group at U.C. San Francisco.  She worked as part of a team providing database support for a medical image processing application.  In 1990 she joined Hologic in Massachusetts, an x-Ray Medical Device Company as a Software Engineer.  She worked in a variety of projects and had some supervising responsibilities the last 2 years of her employment.