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I am an Associate Professor of Computer Science at the United States Military Academy, West Point. I am a Fellow of West Point's Network Science Center and an affiliate of the Cyber Research Center. I received my Ph.D. in Computer Science from Texas A&M University, and my M.S. and B.S. in Computer Science from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. My research interests include parallel computing, single board computers, experimental computer science, data analytics, and computational biology.

Recent News:

  • My student had a paper accepted to IEEE URTC'19!
  • We had two papers accepted to UEMCON'19!
  • We had a paper accepted to SIGITE'19!
  • Dive into Systems received a 2019 SIGCSE Special Projects Award!
  • I was selected to receive the ASEE 2019 Curtis W. McGraw Research Award!
  • We have two posters accepted to HotSOS'19!
  • Our new book is live! diveintosystems.cs.swarthmore.edu!

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hello!Postal Address: D/EECS
601 Thayer Rd
West Point, NY 10520

E-mail: suzanne DOT matthews AT westpoint DOT edu
Phone: 845.938.5577

About my research: My current research encompasses three areas: parallel computing, single board computers, and computer science education. My current research explores how low-energy computers such as single-board computers can be applied to general-purpose computing (especially for parallel computing tasks), and also explores how such devices can be used to engage and inspire students in areas such as parallel computing and cyber security. My dissertation research focused on developing algorithms that enable scientists to efficiently analyze, store and share their large collections of evolutionary trees. I am a co-author of the free online textbook, Dive into Systems, and also a member of the CSinParallel leadership team.