Amanpreet Kapoor

Amanpreet Kapoor

Contact Information

Education

  • Ph.D. in Human-Centered Computing [ Aug 2017 – Dec 2020 (expected) ]
    University of Florida, FL, U.S.A. 
  • M.S. in Computer Science  [ Aug 2015 – May 2016 ]
    University of Florida, FL, U.S.A.
  • B.Tech. in Computer Science and Engineering [ July 2011 – May 2015 ]
    Jaypee University of Engineering and Technology, India. 

Research Interests

  • Computer Science Education Research
  • Learning Analytics

Projects

 

Grants and Scholarships

  • 2nd place, ACM Student Research Competition at SIGCSE 2019, Minneapolis, USA [ March 2019 ]
  • ACM SIGCSE Special Award, CS Identity Development Interview Project ($3078) [ June 2018 ]
  • Travel Grant, CISE Department, University of Florida ($500) to attend ITiCSE 2018, Cyprus [ June 2018 ]   
  • Travel Grant, Graduate Student Council, University of Florida ($350) to attend ACM SIGCSE 2018 [ February 2018 ]
  • Graduate Assistantship for Human Centered Computing Doctoral Program, University of Florida, USA [ August 2017 ]
  • Firm Impact Award ($500) and Applause Award ($100) for best performance in a team of 40 analysts and consistent professionalism, Deloitte Consulting, USA [ April 2017 ]
  • Academic Achievement Award ($3000) for Excellence in Academics, University of Florida, USA [ August 2015 ]
  • Vice Chancellor’s Gold Medal for highest GPA in CS department, Jaypee University (JUET), India [ May 2015 ]

 

Teaching Experience

As Instructor

  • COP 3502, Programming Fundamentals 1, University of Florida [ Spring 2020 ]
  • COP 3530, Data Structures and Algorithm Online, University of Florida [ (Fall) 2018, (Spring, Summer, Fall) 2019 ]

As Teaching Assistant (TA)

  • COP 3530, Data Structures and Algorithm, University of Florida [ Spring 2018, Summer 2018, Fall 2018 ]
  • CEN 3031, Software Engineering, University of Florida [ Fall 2017 ]
  • Web Technology Lab, Jaypee University of Engineering and Technology [ Fall 2014 ]

 

PUBLICATIONS

Peer Reviewed Full Conference Papers

2020

  • Amanpreet Kapoor, and Christina Gardner-McCune. 2019. Exploring the Participation of CS Undergraduate Students in Industry Internships. In Proceedings of the 50th ACM Technical Symposium on Computer Science Education (SIGCSE 20). https://doi.org/10.1145/3328778.3366844    Acceptance Rate: 31%
  • Amanpreet Kapoor, and Christina Gardner-McCune. 2019. Barriers to Securing Industry Internships in Computing. In Proceedings of the 22nd Australasian Computing Education Conference (ACE 20). https://doi.org/10.1145/3373165.3373181    [To appear]

2019

  • Amanpreet Kapoor, and Christina Gardner-McCune. 2019. Understanding CS Undergraduate Students’ Professional Identity through the lens of their Professional Development. In Proceedings of the 24th Annual ACM Conference on Innovation and Technology in Computer Science Education (ITiCSE 2019). https://doi.org/10.1145/3304221.3319764    Acceptance Rate: 27%
  • Amanpreet Kapoor, and Christina Gardner-McCune. 2019. Understanding CS Undergraduate Students’ Professional Development through the Lens of Internship Experiences. In Proceedings of the 50th ACM Technical Symposium on Computer Science Education (SIGCSE 19). https://doi.org/10.1145/3287324.3287408    Acceptance Rate: 32%

2018

  • Stephen Frezza, Mats Daniels, Arnold Pears, Åsa Cajander, Viggo Kann, Amanpreet Kapoor, Roger McDermott, Anne-Kathrin Peters, Mihaela Sabin, and Charles Wallace. 2018. Modelling Competencies for Computing Education Beyond 2020: A research based approach to defining competencies in the computing disciplines. In Proceedings of ACM ITiCSE Conference, ACM, New York, NY, USA, 27 pages. https://doi.org/10.1145/3293881.3295782
  • Amanpreet Kapoor, and Christina Gardner-McCune. 2018. Considerations for Switching: Exploring Factors behind CS Students’ Desire to Leave a CS Major. In Proceedings of the 23rd ACM Conference on Innovation and Technology in Computer Science Education (ITiCSE 18). https://doi.org/10.1145/3197091.3197113     Acceptance Rate: 29%
  • Amanpreet Kapoor, and Christina Gardner-McCune. 2018. Understanding Professional Identities and Goals of Computer Science Undergraduate Students. In Proceedings of the 49th ACM Technical Symposium on Computer Science Education (SIGCSE 18). https://doi.org/10.1145/3159450.3159474   Acceptance Rate: 35%

Peer Reviewed Short Conference Papers

2019

  • Amanpreet Kapoor. 2019. A Grounded Theory of Computing Professional Identity Formation. In Proceedings of the 24th Annual ACM Conference on Innovation and Technology in Computer Science Education (ITiCSE 2019). https://doi.org/10.1145/3304221.3325598

2018

  • Stephen Frezza, Arnold Pears, Mats Daniels, Viggo Kann, Amanpreet Kapoor, Roger McDermott, Anne-Kathrin Peters, Charles Wallace, Mihaela Sabin, and Åsa Cajander. 2018. Modeling Global Competencies for Computing Education. 23rd ACM Conference on Innovation and Technology in Computer Science Education (ITiCSE 18). https://doi.org/10.1145/3197091.3205844

 

Peer Reviewed Conference Posters

2019

  • Amanpreet Kapoor, and Christina Gardner-McCune. 2019. Understanding Aspiring UX Professionals’ Professional Development. UXPA 2019 Conference.
  • Amanpreet Kapoor. 2019. Deconstructing Successful and Unsuccessful Computer Science Undergraduate Interns. In Proceedings of the 50th ACM Technical Symposium on Computer Science Education (SIGCSE 19). https://doi.org/10.1145/3287324.3293711

2018

  • Mohan Zalake, Julia Woodward, Amanpreet Kapoor, and Benjamin Lok. 2018. Assessing the Impact of Virtual Human’s Appearance on Users’ Trust Levels. In Proceedings of the 18th International Conference on Intelligent Virtual Agents (IVA 18). https://doi.org/10.1145/3267851.3267863
  • Yerika Jimenez, Amanpreet Kapoor, and Christina Gardner-McCune. 2018. Usability Challenges that Novice Programmers Experience when Using Scratch for the First Time. In Proceedings of the 2018 IEEE Symposium on Visual Languages and Human-Centric Computing (VL/HCC 18). https://doi.org/10.1109/VLHCC.2018.8506560
  • Amanpreet Kapoor, and Christina Gardner-McCune. 2018. Understanding How Computer Science Undergraduate Students are Developing their Professional Identities. In Proceedings of the 49th ACM Technical Symposium on Computer Science Education (SIGCSE 18). https://doi.org/10.1145/3159450.3162322