Education-UCSD Engineering.” Pam is a Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at UCSD. Also at UCSD, she is the Faculty Equity Advisor for the Jacobs School of Engineering and the Co-Director for the Center for Research on Gender in STEMM.
She is a graduate of the California Institute of Technology and obtained her Masters and Ph.D. from Stanford University.
Pam visits with elementary schools to present workshops related to electrical engineering. She has written a children’s book (The Secret Code Menace), aimed at ages 8 to 12, that teaches a little bit about error correction coding and other concepts in wireless communications in the form of a fictional story.
She connects with the local community by doing events such presenting on Women in STEM (a high school outreach event), serving on the Internal Advisory Board of the STEM Success Initiative, and she does editorial and conference organization volunteer work with the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers.
Pam and her husband Bart, a surgeon at UCSD, have been married for 30 years and they have 4 boys.
Divya Kakaiya, Doug Arbon and Judy Thompson were her sponsors.