Kamaljeet Sanghera

Titles and Organizations

Associate Professor, Information Sciences and Technology, Volgenau

Contact Information

Phone: 703-993-1547
Campus: Fairfax
Building: Nguyen Engineering Building
Room 5336
Mail Stop: 1G8

Personal Websites

Biography

Kamaljeet Sanghera is the executive director of STEM Outreach and an associate chair and professor in the Information Sciences and Technology (IST) Department, Volgenau School of Engineering at George Mason University. She is an active member of Northern Virginia Computer Science Teachers Association (CSTA). Sanghera has served as the Aspirations project co-lead of the executive committee of National Center of Women in Information Technology (NCWIT). She received the NCWIT Extension Services  Award to implement systemic change to increase enrollment, retention, and graduation of women in technology and engineering undergraduate programs. Sanghera is also an active member of Students and Technology in Academia, Research and Service (STARS) program. Her focus is on developing opportunities for K-12 teachers’ professional development, offering engineering and technology related camps and conferences for K-12 students while creating a community of practice for like-minded people who wish to participate in and contribute to STEM initiatives.

Research

2014 - 2017 : Extra-Curricular Activities to support Educational Programs in Information Technology Entrepreneurship. Funded by VentureWell.

2015 - 2016 : CS Unplugged and Cool Gadgets Workshop. Funded by National Center for Women & Informa.

2015 - 2016 : NCWIT ASPIRE IT Program. Funded by National Center for Women & Informa.

Research Interests

Personalized Learning

Degrees

  • PhD, Organization Management, Capella University
  • MS, Information Systems,