About

Dr. Anita Sarma is a professor and Associate Head of Research in the School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science. She received her Ph.D. in Computer Science from the University of California, Irvine and was a postdoctoral fellow at Carnegie Mellon University. Her research aims to understand the cognitive processes of humans, and build inclusive technology to help software developers. She has co-authored more than 100 conference and journal articles, and has received numerous awards. She received the OSU Breaking Barriers Research award (2021) for her work in removing gender biases from software.  She is a co-director of the GenderMag project. She is a recipient of the NSF CAREER award (2013) and Google Inclusion Research Award (2022).