Yaakov Varol

Yaakov Varol

Professor, University of Nevada - Reno

Yaakov Leon Varol, Ph.D., is an Emeritus Professor of Computer Science and Engineering at the University of Nevada, Reno.

Born in Turkey, Varol speaks five languages and holds a B.S. in electrical engineering and a Ph.D. in math/computer science. He served as department chair for 24 years and as an ABET PEV/TC for over 20 years. Currently, Varol serves as a member of the ABET CAC ExCom.

Two Years with the “New” Computing Criteria: Lessons Learned

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This presentation will describe ABET’s recently revised criteria for computing programs, including computer science, information technology, information science and cybersecurity. ABET made significant changes to Criterion 3: Student Outcomes and Criterion 5: Curriculum for computing programs in 2018, based on new and updated guidelines from professional computing organizations such as the ACM. The revisions include […]