Biography of Annie Anton:
Dr. Annie I. Antón is an Associate Professor of Software Engineering in the College of Engineering at the North Carolina State University. She received her Ph.D. in Computer Science in June of 1997 from the College of Computing at the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta. She received a BS in Information and Computer Science with a minor in Technical and Business Communication in 1990 and an MS in Information and Computer Science in 1992 (also from Georgia Tech). After one year at the University of South Florida, Dr. Antón joined the computer science department at NC State. She was awarded an NSF CAREER Award in 2000, named a CRA Digital Government Fellow in 2002, nominated and selected for the 2004-2005 IDA/DARPA Defense Science Study Group, and received the CSO (Chief Security Officer) Magazine "Woman of Influence in the Public Sector" award at the 2005 Executive Women's Forum. She is associate editor of IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering and the cognitive issues area editor for the Requirements Engineering Journal. She is a member of the International Association of Privacy Professionals, a senior member of the IEEE as well as a member of the ACM U.S. Public Policy Executive Committee. Antón currently serves on several boards: the NSF Computer & Information Science & Engineering Directorate Advisory Council, the CRA Board of Directors, the Distinguished External Advisory Board for the TRUST Research Center at U.C. Berkeley, the CRA-W Board, and an Intel Advisory Board. Dr. Antón is director of ThePrivacyPlace.Org (http://theprivacyplace.org), and co-director of the NC State Electronic Commerce Studio. Her URL is: http://www.csc.ncsu.edu/faculty/anton.