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Mary L. Smith

Mary Lou Soffa


Office: Rice Hall, Room 209
Phone: (434) 243-3845
Fax: (434) 982-2214

Department of Computer Science
School of Engineering and Applied Science
University of Virginia
85 Engineer's Way, P.O. Box 400740
Charlottesville, Virginia 22904-4740

Areas Of Interest

Human computer interaction, database technologies, and the impact of technology on education

Biographical Sketch

Dr. Mary L. Smith has been an information systems professional for more than twenty-three years. She has provided business, government and individual clients with customized technology solutions, leveraged extensive technical expertise to deliver advice on the appropriate, most cost-efficient use of technology, provided technical support and troubleshooting in the use of newly developed information systems, designed customized courseware for client instructional needs, delivered technical presentations and conduct training sessions, interfaced with client management in reporting progress of training programs, and liaised with vendors in procurement, implementation and support of third-party software applications. Dr. Smith taught in the Master of Science in Information Systems program at Hawaii Pacific University for twelve years. She has also taught at St. Edwards University and Concordia University in Austin, TX. While at Concordia University she served as Computer Science Chair developing course schedules, reviewing curriculum, assessing the program, hiring and managing faculty, and teaching a variety of computer science courses.

Professional Organizations

ACM, IEEE, Computer Science Teachers Association, AFCEA