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Profile - Jodi Tims


Computer Science Department
Baldwin Wallace University

Dr. Jodi Tims is a Professor of Computer Science at Baldwin Wallace University in Berea, OH. She is currently serving as Chair of the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science. She began teaching at the university level in 1982 at the University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown as an Instructor of Mathematics. Upon completing her M.S. in Computer Science at the University of Pittsburgh in 1988, Dr. Tims became an Assistant Professor of Computer Science at UPJ. In 1992, she received the Edward A. Vizzini Natural Science Division Award for Excellence in Teaching and in 1994 was tenured and promoted to Associate Professor. After earning her Ph.D. in Computer Science from the University of Pittsburgh with an emphasis on programming languages and compilation for distributed memory parallel systems, she accepted a position as Associate Professor and Coordinator of Computer Science at Saint Francis University, Loretto, PA. She accepted her current position at Baldwin Wallace in 2002 and was promoted to Full Professor in 2004. In addition to her teaching and administrative responsibilities, she serves on numerous college-wide committees, is a member of the Regional Information Technology Engagement (RITE) Board of Northeast Ohio, and is a member of the ACM-W Executive Council, leading the Regional Celebrations of Women in Computing project. She served as Program Chair for the Ohio Celebration of Women in Computing (OCWiC) held in 2009 and 2011, general chair of that event for OCWiC 2013, and is now serving as chair of the newly formed OCWiC Executive board.