Author Profile

Fatma Mili | Executive Director of the Center for Trans-Institutional Capacity Building, Purdue University

Current Position and Past Experience
Fatma Mili is the Executive Director of Center for Trans-Institutional Capacity Building and Educational Equity in STEM (TRansSTEM) at Purdue University. Prior to this, she was the Associate Dean of Educational Research and Development at the College of Technology. In this position, she co-founded and led the Purdue Polytechnic Initiative, which led to the transformation and renaming of the College in 2015. Prior to this, Mili was Department Head of the Computer Information Technology at Purdue.

Mili has also served as the Chair of Computer Science and Engineering, a professor of Computer Science and as Interim Associate Dean of Engineering at Oakland University.

Education, Honors and Achievements
Mili holds a PhD in Computer Science from the Université Pierre et Marie Curie (Paris VI), France. Her research is in the areas of software verification and validation, distributed systems, and bio-inspired computing. She has been a long-time advocate for broadening participation in computing and in STEM and received several NSF grants supporting her efforts. She was the general co-chair of the Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing in 2013 and the program co-chair in 2012.

Personal Details and Community Involvement
Mili enjoys running. She completed 3 full marathons but her favorite distance is the half marathon.

Fatma Mili can be found on LinkedIn.