Cynthia C. Fry

Senior Lecturer of Computer Science
Assistant Dean of Undergraduate Studies, School of Engineering & Computer Science (ECS)
Faculty-In-Residence, Heritage House (ECS Living-Learning Center)

School of Engineering & Computer Science

Baylor University

Office:

Rogers Engineering & Computer Science 220.09

 

Mailing Address:

One Bear Place #97356

Waco, Texas  76798-7356

Phone:

Fax:

(254) 710-4874

(254) 710-3839

Office Hours:

Spring 2011:   

MTWRF 11am-12pm, MWF 1-2pm

or by appointment

Email:

Cindy_Fry at Baylor dot edu

"Science should leave off making pronouncements: the river of knowledge has too often turned back on itself."

- Sir James Jeans, 1931

 

Biography:

 

CYNTHIA C. FRY is a Senior Lecturer of Computer Science and the Assistant Dean of Undergraduate Studies for the School of Engineering & Computer Science (ECS) at Baylor University.  She has a B.S. in Industrial Engineering from Texas A&M University, and a M.S. in Industrial & Systems Engineering from the University of Alabama in Huntsville.  She worked at NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center as a Project engineer on the Hubble Space Telescope and the Advanced X-ray Astrophysics Facility (now the Chandra orbital facility); a Senior Project Engineer for the Space Station Projects Office; a Crew Training Manager for STARLAB, a DOD-dedicated mission; and the Science Operations Director for shuttle flight STS-46, the first electrodynamic flight of the Tethered Satellite System (TSS-1).  She was awarded a Presidential Direct Commission in the U.S. Navy as an Engineering Duty Officer, and worked with the Naval Maritime Intelligence Center as a Scientific/Technical Intelligence Analyst.  She was the owner and chief systems engineer for Systems Engineering Services (SES), a computer systems design, development, and consultation firm.  She joined the faculty of the School of Engineering and Computer Science at Baylor University in 1997, where she teaches a variety of engineering and computer science classes, in addition to being the Faculty Advisor for the Society of Women Engineers (SWE) and the Association of Computing Machinery (ACM), the Director of the Computer Science Fellows program, the Co-Program Director for the Technology Entrepreneurship Initiative, and a KEEN Fellow.  She has authored or co-authored twenty-five peer-reviewed technical papers and presentations.  She is the Faculty-in-Residence for the ECS Living-Learning Center, where she lives with her husband Joe, dog Ladybelle, and 270 engineering and computer science students.

 

Spring 2011 Class Schedule:

 

CFry Class Schedule - Spring 2011

  Monday

  Tuesday

 Wednesday

 Thursday

  Friday

8:00

 

8:00

 

8:00

 

8:00

 

8:00

 

8:50

 

to

 

8:50

 

to

 

8:50

 

9:15

 

9:15

 

9:05

 

9:05

 

9:05

 

9:55

 

9:30

ECS

9:55

 

9:30

ECS

9:55

 

to

Meeting

to

Meeting

10:10

CSI 2334

10:45

 

10:10

CSI 2334

10:45

 

10:10

CSI 2334

11:00

 

11:00

 

11:00

 

Ofc Hrs

11:00

Ofc Hrs

Ofc Hrs

11:00

Ofc Hrs

Ofc Hrs

11:15

11am-12pm

to

11am-12pm

11:15

11am-12pm

to

11am-12pm

11:15

11am-12pm

12:05

 

12:15

 

12:05

 

12:15

 

12:05

 

12:20

 

12:30

 

12:20

 

12:30

 

12:20

 

1:10

Ofc Hrs

to

 

1:10

Ofc Hrs

to

 

1:10

Ofc Hrs

1-2pm

1:45

 

1-2pm

1:45

 

1-2pm

1:25

 

1:25

 

1:25

 

2:15

 

2:00

ENT 4340

2:15

 

2:00

ENT 4340

2:15

 

to

 

to

 

2:30

CSI 2350

3:15

 

2:30

CSI 2350

3:15

 

2:30

CSI 2350

3:20

 

3:20

 

3:20

 

3:30

 

3:30

 

3:35

 

to

 

3:35

 

to

 

3:35

 

4:25

 

4:45

 

4:25

 

4:45

 

4:25

 

 

 

 

Collaboration versus Cheating

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Baylor’s Honor Code

          Look it up – we will adhere strictly to this honor code!

 

Related Links:

·         Microsoft Visual Studio C++ Express Edition 2008

·         SmartDraw

·         x86 Instruction Set

·         Emacs Tutorial (Rutgers)

·         VI Tutorial (Purdue)

·         GDB Tutorial (Carnegie-Mellon)

·         Valgrind

·         Web Basics with LWP

 

Organizations and Affiliations:

 

Curriculum Vitae (pdf

)

 

Other Links:

 

The Baylor I5 (Immersion Into International Interdisciplinary Innovation) Summer Study Abroad Program

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Are you interested in teaming with students from all over the U.S. and China?

Are you interested in expanding your skills beyond the technical to the innovation of technology in industry? 

Are you interested in working on a real project with a real boss?

Are you interested in a global experience in China?

Read the “Technology Entrepreneurship Initiative”

 

                                                                                                                       

Family Pictures

My husband, Joe, and I live in Waco, Texas. We have two children, Tom, who is a junior at Baylor, majoring in Social Work, and Katie, who is a sophomore at Baylor, majoring in Studio Art. We also have a one-eyed dog, Lady Belle, and a calico cat, Willow.

Click here to view some family pictures!