Dr. Patty Lopez is a Senior Platform Applications Engineer
at Intel Corporation, working with customers to validate
high speed I/O for chip solutions that power client
systems, data centers and applications. Prior to joining
Intel in 2008, she spent 19 years as an Imaging Scientist
for Hewlett Packard, creating and transferring technology
in imaging into scanner, camera, and all-in-one products.
She has released over fifty products and holds seven
imaging patents. She earned her BS (with honors), MS, and
PhD in Computer Science from New Mexico State University
(NMSU). Her research interests include CS education,
E-textiles, and wearable computing. Her volunteer efforts
are focused on building the STEM pipeline for K-16 and
beyond, and creating an inclusive organizational culture
in the workplace.