Simon Fraser University
Diana Cukierman is a Senior Lecturer of Computing Science at Simon Fraser University and a Faculty of Applied Sciences Teaching Fellow. She earned an Engineer in Computing Systems degree at the University of the Republic of Uruguay and M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees at SFU in Computing Science in the area of Artificial Intelligence. Cukierman has held teaching positions at the university level for more than 18 years, and has been awarded a SFU Faculty of Applied Sciences Teaching Excellence award. She is actively engaged in computing science education research, and is the co-developer and co-coordinator of the Academic Enhancement Program, a program that helps students succeed in their university studies by incorporating learning activities and reflection within their courses. Cukierman is passionate about teaching, learning and pedagogy. She searches to incorporate a variety of tools and multidisciplinary concepts and theories in her courses, looking forward to motivating students in their studies.