Professor of Computer Science and Engineering
Mark Fontenot is a professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering in the Lyle School of Engineering, and he is a founding Faculty-in-Residence in the SMU's Commons program. He teaches classes focusing on software development, software engineering, and database systems.
His research interests are in the area of engineering education focusing on the measurement of individual innovative behavior and fostering the creative and innovative capacity of undergraduate engineering and computer science students.
He has received the Provost’s Teaching Award (2013), the Rotunda Professor of the Year Award (2012), the H.O.P.E Professor of the Year Award (2008), and Outstanding Professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering Award (2006-2014).
- Engineering education
- Innovation and creativity education
- Computer science education
- Database systems
- Data management
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