ABET is a non-profit organization that accredits post-secondary education programs in applied science, computing, engineering, and engineering technology.
Professor Emeritus Teofilo F. Gonzalez has been a CAC Program Evaluator (5 years) and CAC Commissioner (5 years). Currently he contributes to the CAC Commission as a Team Chair evaluating CAC programs. In the past 12 months the Commission reviewed 125 individual computing programs in 100 institutions around the world. The goal was to improve computing education in United States.
Professor Gonzalez was born in Monterrey, Mexico. He was one of the first set of students to receive a computer science undergraduate degree in Mexico. He has been a member of the faculty at OU, Penn State, and UT Dallas, and has spent sabbatical leave at the ITESM Monterrey (Mexico) and U. Utrecht (the Netherlands). He joined UCSB in 1984. His work is published in top CS journals and conferences, and he is the editor of handbooks, journals and numerous conference proceedings. Prof. Gonzalez recently retired from the CS department, but he is still actively involved in teaching, research, and professional service.
ABET and the UCSB Computer Science Department would like to thank Prof. Gonzalez for volunteering his time and resources in this service.