Sallie V. Sheppard

Professor Emeritus

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Research Interests

  • Simulation
  • Software engineering
  • Highlevel languages

Awards & Honors

  • Texas A&M 2014 Distinguished Alumnus Award
  • Distinguished Achievement Award for Administration, Texas A&M Association of Former Students, 1998
  • Executive Vice President and Provost, first woman to serve as a senior administrator at Texas A&M, 1995
  • Distinguished Achievement Award for Teaching, Texas A&M Association of Former Students, 1985
  • IEEE Third Millennium Award for Outstanding Achievements and Contributions


  • Ph.D. Computer Science, University of Pittsburgh, 1977
  • M.S. Mathematics, Texas A&M University, 1967
  • B.S. Mathematics, Texas A&M University, 1965

Selected Publications

Andrew Harbert, William Lively, Sallie V. Sheppard: "A Graphical Specification System for User-Interface Design," IEEE Software 7(4): 12-20, 1990.

DeSoi, John F., Lively, William M., Sheppard, Sallie V. (1989): "Graphical Specification of User Interfaces with Behavior Abstraction," in: Bice, Ken, Lewis, Clayton H. (eds.) Proceedings of the ACM CHI 89 Human Factors in Computing Systems Conference April 30 - June 4, 1989, Austin, Texas. pp. 139-144.