Amato receives Regents Professor Award

AmatoDr. Nancy M. Amato was named a recipient of The Texas A&M University System’s Regents Professor Award.

Amato is the Unocal Professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, senior director of Engineering Honors Programs, co-coordinator of the computer science and engineering track of Engineering Honors and co-director of the Parasol Lab.

Amato joined the faculty at Texas A&M in 1995 as an assistant professor in computer science. She became a full professor in 2004 and was appointed the Unocal Professor in 2011.

She received undergraduate degrees in mathematical sciences and economics from Stanford University, and her Master of Science and Ph.D. in computer science from the University of California, Berkeley and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.