Outstanding Undergraduate Student | Shadeh Ferris-Francis
Shadeh Ferris-Francis has served various leadership positions in the FIU Chapter of the Association for Computing Machinery and Women in Computer Science, and has volunteered in inspiring and encouraging young students and women to also join technical fields.
In February 2015, she joined Discovery Lab as the Student Lead/Project Manager, and in August 2015, she became the Lead Robotics Researcher for the telepresence law-enforcement robot, TeleBot.
In October 2015, she presented in the Undergraduate Engineering Category for The Great Minds in STEM Technical Poster Competition at HENAAC 2015, where her “Robotic Arm Manipulation Using Motion Capture and Open Source Software,” won 3rd Place.
This Spring, 2016, she has been selected to intern at the prestigious National Aeronautics and Space Administration’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory.