About Dr. Vassileva

As a successful computer scientist, Julita Vassileva has balanced career and family to become an international leader in her field. Julita Vassileva received her Ph.D in Mathematics and Computer Science from the University of Sofia, Bulgaria. She has worked as research associate at the Institute of Mathematics at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences and at the Federal Armed Forces University in Munich, Germany. She moved to Canada in 1997 and she is currently a professor of Computer Science at the University of Saskatchewan.

Dr. Julita Vassileva serves currently the ACM-W Ambassador for Canada. Her role is to maintain a website for Canadian Women in Computer Science and inform ACM-W about initiatives in Canada aimed at increasing the status of women in Computer Science.

More information about Dr. Vassileva's research and activities can be obtained from her webpage: http://julita.usask.ca/