Dr. Shani Daily

Dr. Shani Daily is an associate professor of practice in Electrical and Computer Engineering & Computer Science at Duke University as well as co-founder and creative director of DEEP Designs, LLC.

Degree(s): Electrical Engineering

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Undergraduate Institution: Florida A&M University (HBCU)

Graduate Institution: Florida State University, MIT

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Photo Credit: Dr. Shani Daily

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Dr. Shani Daily is an associate professor of practice in Electrical and Computer Engineering & Computer Science at Duke University as well as co-founder and creative director of DEEP Designs, LLC. She is also a noted speaker and author, traveling extensively to speak about her research as well as her life experiences. Prior to joining Duke, she was an associate professor at the University of Florida in the Department of Computer & Information Science & Engineering and associate professor and interim co-chair in the School of Computing at Clemson University. Her work combined constructionist learning and affective computing to create a new system to address the emotional needs of teenaged girls. She designed and implemented an innovative new technology that brought together state-of-the art common-sense machine learning with theories of human learning and constructionism. She also designed curriculum for and facilitated Technical OutReach Community Help (T.O.R.C.H.), a program of the National Society of Black Engineers geared toward closing the digital divide.

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