Ada Lovelace Day

March 24th is Ada Lovelace Day, a day when inspiring women in science and technology are celebrated across the blogosphere. After much deliberation I’ve decided to keep things ‘close to home’ and dedicate my post to Haifa Takruri-Rizk, a Senior Lecturer here in the School of Computing, Science and Engineering at the University of Salford. Haifa’s research interests include Networked Appliances, Intelligent Buildings and Wireless Sensor Networks. However it’s her interest in gender and equality, along with her ability to communicate and inspire, which I would like to celebrate here. Continue reading