About Mary Shaw
Mary Shaw is a pioneering computer scientist who codified the concepts and principles of software architecture that support the design of everyday technologies from anti-lock brakes to internet browser plug-ins and banking software. In addition to working as a professor and researcher, Shaw co-authored popular textbooks used to educate the next generation of software engineers. In 2014, President Barack Obama awarded Shaw the National Medal of Technology and Innovation for her foundational contributions to the field of software engineering. Shaw is an alumna of the 1961 STS.
National Medal of Technology and Innovation
Shaw receiving the National Medal of Technology and Innovation from President Barack Obama in 2014.
Shaws Contributions to Computer Infrastructure
Shaw discusses how her work in computer science has been used in the infrastructure of many technological systems in this video from the National Science and Technology Medals Foundation.Watch the Video