Tom Horton

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Associate Professor Department of Computer Science
Tom Horton, Associate Professor, Department of Computer Science   Tom Horton received his Ph.D. in computer science from the University of Edinburgh, Scotland in 1987.  He joined the Department of Computer Science at the University of Virginia int he spring of 2001.  In 1991 and 1998 he won an Award for Excellence and Innovation in Undergraduate Teaching at Florida Atlantic University, and in 1994 he won an Award for Outstanding Service. His leadership in national software engineering education activities includes chairing the Steering Committee for IEEE-CS Conference on Software Engineering Education and Training.  Tom is  a Commissioner for ABET's Computer Accreditation Commission (CAC) and has been an ABET program evaluator for computer science programs since 2001, and he leads the development of assessment process for state technology skills requirement at Virginia.