Prof. Christine Julien of Texas ECE has been named the 2019-20 recipient of the Jack and Maxine Zarrow Family K-16 Teaching Innovation Award from the Cockrell School of Engineering. Christine was selected based on her "demonstrated excellence in teaching innovation and excellence in K-16 instruction."
The Jack and Maxine Zarrow Family Foundation's mission is "committed to transformational civic projects, especially those efforts that seek to better engage those with limited access to our inspirational arts and cultural resources.
Jack Zarrow received his BS in Petroleum Engineering from the Cockrell School of Engineering in 1947 and was named a Distinguished Engineering Graduate of the Cockrell School of Engineering in 1984.
Christine Julien holds the Annis & Jack Bowen Professorship in Engineering in Texas ECE and was recently appointed the assistant dean for diversity, equity, and inclusion for the Cockrell School of Engineering. She is the director of the Mobile and Pervasive Computing Group, where her research focuses on the intersection of software engineering and dynamic, unpredictable networked environments. She has also received the 2018 Lockheed Martin Excellence in Engineering Teaching Award as well as the 2015 Regents’ Outstanding Teaching Award.