Stella Atkins

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Stella Atkins

Stella Atkins is a professor of computing science at Simon Fraser University,[1] and one of the founding members of the Systers community for technical women in computing.[2]

She is the co-director of the SFU Medical Image Computing Analysis (MICA) Lab at Simon Fraser and teaches Computer Interface Design.[1]

In 2000 she was appointed director of the Centre for Systems Science at Simon Fraser University.[3]

She is currently involved in two different research areas.

  • Melanoma analysis (funded by Canadian Health Research Projects, CHRP) . See also Article in Journal of Innovation, June 2012
  • Eyegaze tracking in surgery applications (funded by the Canadian Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council, NSERC)


  1. ^ a b M. Stella Atkins, Professor of Computing Science, Simon Fraser University
  2. ^ Anita Borg Institute for Women and Technology: Systers
  3. ^ (November 30, 2000). "People: SFU Prof to Run Centre", The Province, p. A49.

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