Cameron University’s Dr. Mike Estep, associate professor of computing and technology, has been recognized as a Senior Member of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), one of only 49 members honored in 2013. Estep is the first ACM member from an Oklahoma college or university to achieve Senior Member status since it was introduced in 2006.
ACM is the world’s oldest and largest international educational and scientific computing society. The organization has more than 100,000 members worldwide, of which only 1,566 have received Senior Membership status. The Senior Member designation recognizes the top 25 percent of the top ACM Professional Members for their demonstrated excellence in the computing field and is emblematic of a high degree of professional competency.
Qualifications include five years continuous ACM Professional Membership, 10 years of professional experience, demonstrated performance that sets the member apart from peers through technical leadership in project/engineering, research, education or management; technical contributions including publication in refereed journals or conference proceedings, textbooks, successful product engineering and development, patents and standards; and professional contributions including service to professional societies, on review boards and committees, conference committees, education committees or standards committees.
Estep joined the Cameron faculty in 2007. He teaches numerous computing and technology courses, including human computer interaction and design, security architecture and design, and management information systems office applications/software. He holds a bachelor of arts in music education and a master of technology in computer science from Southeastern Oklahoma State University as well as education specialist and doctor of philosophy degrees in computing technology in education from Nova Southeastern University in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., where he has also completed post-doctoral work in information systems. Estep is currently pursuing a master of science in music technology from Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis. He is a member of the editorial board for the Journal of Information Systems Education. In addition to his ACM membership, he is a full member of the Audio Engineering Society, a member of Technology Institute for Music Educators and Upsilon Pi Epsilon, the computing honors society.
May 1, 2013