Mimi Recker received her B.S. degree in mathematics from the University of Pennsylvania, Penn, USA. After a few years as a Software Engineer in Silicon Valley, she returned to graduate school at the University of California, Berkeley, Calif, USA, where she received her Ph.D. degree in 1992. She worked for two years at the Georgia Institute of Technology and four years at Victoria University in New Zealand; then she came to Utah State in 1998, where she has been ever since. Her research focuses on helping the education sector reap the benefits of cyber-learning. Her goals are to help provide teachers and learners with access to a network of high-quality, interactive, and free online learning resources. Over the years, this line of research, largely funded by the National Science Foundation, has involved a dynamic mix of faculty, postdoctoral students, and graduate students from Utah State University as well as colleagues at the University Corporation for Atmospheric Research (Boulder, Colo), SUNY Cortland, and Cornell University.
Biography Updated on 20 February 2012