Degree(s): Systems Analysis, Computer Science
Undergraduate Institution: Miami University (Ohio)
Graduate Institution: University of Cincinnati
Photo Credit: UF CISE
Dr. Juan Gilbert is the Andrew Banks Family Preeminence Endowed Professor and Chair of the Computer & Information Science & Engineering Department at the University of Florida. He previously served as the Presidential Endowed Professor & Chair of the Division of Human-Centered Computing at Clemson University and a Professor of Computer Science at Auburn University. Dr. Gilbert’s research on and creation of accessible voting systems resulted in his testifying before Congress on the Bipartisan Electronic Voting Reform Act of 2008. Dr. Gilbert has also successfully mentored the largest number of Black Ph.D. graduates in computer science and serves as the principal investigator for The Institute for African American Mentoring in Computing Sciences, which serves as a national model on mentoring Black computing Ph.D. students.