Rebecca Smith

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Rebecca Smith is an Assistant Teaching Professor in the Department of Computer Science at Rice University. She completed her Ph.D. in Computer Science at Rice in 2019, with a research focus on designing tools and techniques for providing personalized and interactive learning experiences within large introductory computer science courses. She also completed her B.S. (2014) and M.S. (2015) in Computer Science at Rice, with a focus on computer systems.

Research Areas

Computer Science Education, Virtualization, Embedded Runtime Systems


PhD, Computer Science, Rice University (2019)

MS, Computer Science, Rice University (2015)

BS, Computer Science, Rice University (2014)