Susanne Steiger-Escobar, professor of Computer Science, has been teaching at MassBay Community College since 1997. She has chaired the computer science department for several 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.
Susanne was a member of the review panel for The 2016 Massachusetts Digital Literacy and Computer Science (DLCS) Curriculum Framework and was the Mass Bay’s Liaison for Broadening Advanced Technological Education Connections, an NSF-ATE National Center for Computing Technologies (BATEC). Susanne is currently co-PI for the iCREAT grant, a NSF ATE grant.
Susanne received her M.S., Computer Science from SUNY Buffalo, and completed undergraduate studies in Computer Science at the Institut Universitaire d'Informatique de Grenoble, and Université Scientifique et Médicale de Grenoble, France. After graduation she worked for Digital Equipment Corporation as a Software Specialist in Zurich, Switzerland. In 1985 she joined the Osteoporosis Research Group at U.C. San Francisco as a research specialist responsible for developing a database system to support a medical image processing application. In 1990 she joined Hologic, a Massachusetts x-Ray Medical Device Company as a Principal Software Engineer.