Ruth Davis

Ruth Davis serves as associate dean for undergraduate engineering, and professor of computer science and engineering at Santa Clara University (SCU). She has been recognized by CSAB’s Association for Computing Machinery (Doctoral Dissertation Award in 1980, Distinguished Scientist since 2006), Society of Women Engineers (Distinguished Engineering Educator Award, 2020), and SCU (endowed professorships 1993-97, 2004-09, and 2009-20, and Faculty Senate Professor of the Year 2015). Davis’ research interests include: formal methods, functional and relational programming, and increasing the participation of underrepresented groups in engineering.