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Patricia Morreale is a professor of computer science at Kean University. Before joining academia, she worked in industry.
Morreale’s research on machine learning and network systems led to advances in error detection and secure processing, which were patented and commercialized. Her research on human-centered computing addresses equitable software design and education methods. She also works on broadening participation in computer science, focused on faculty development and undergraduate research engagement.
She is a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), an IEEE Distinguished Contributor, and an ACM Senior Member. Morreale has led committees on faculty excellence in undergraduate research mentoring with the National Center for Women and Information Technology (NCWIT), the Computing Research Association (CRA) and the Council of Undergraduate Research (CUR). Morreale’s leadership positions include the Executive Board of the Computing Alliance for Hispanic Serving Institutions (CAHSI), where she leads the north region and membership on NCWIT’s Academic Alliance Advisory Board. She is a member of the New Jersey State Department of Education Computer Science Advisory Committee, focusing on NJ K-12 education and policy.