Lawrence Angrave

Lawrence Angrave
Lawrence Angrave he/him/his
Teaching Professor, Gies RC Evans Innovation Fellow, CITL Fellow
(217) 333-1424
2217 Siebel Center for Comp Sci

Undergraduate Research Opportunities

Lawrence provides Undergraduate Research Opportunities through ClassTranscribe project and Scribe Augmented Reality Project. Summer internships, independent study, senior thesis and other credit earning activities are possible.

Research Interests

  • Accessible Education
  • Effective computer science instruction at scale

Research Areas

Books Authored or Co-Authored (Original Editions)

Selected Articles in Journals

Abstracts (in print or accepted)

Refereed Conference Papers and Presentations

Invited Lectures

Other Publications

  • Lawrence Angrave, Jiaxi Li "Improving Course Outcomes and why accessibility matters: How to add ClassTranscribe to your course" Workshop at 2023 ASEE IL-IN Regional Conference

Service on University Committees

  • Accessible Video Broadcasting for Illinois System & Board of Trustee meetings (2021 - present)
  • Technology Accessibility Review Committee (2019 - 2023)

Service on Department Committees

  • Instructional Area Chair (2022 - present)
  • Chair of CS Advisory Committee (2023 - present)
  • Chair of ad hoc Teaching Faculty Promotion Committee (2022, 2023)
  • CS Liaison to University of Washington Access Computing Group (2020 - present)
  • Broadening Participation Committee (2019 - 2022)
  • Chair of Academic Appeals Committee (2019-2023)
  • CS Promotion Committee For Specialized Faculty (2018 - 2020)
  • Undergraduate and Graduate Student Awards committee (2015 - 2018)

Service on Campus Committees

  • Director, ADA Coordinator Hiring Search, Office of the Vice Chancellor for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (2023)
  • Interdisciplinary Game Design Minor Articulation Working Group (2021)
  • Campus-wide Caliper event data acquisition web service and faculty support (2019 - 2022)

Other Outside Service

  • Identified a security weakness with Linux sshd remote login service used in Ubuntu and other Linux distributions (2022)

Teaching Honors

  • Karen Wold Level the Learning Field Award (2022)
  • Center for Innovation in Teaching & Learning (CITL) Faculty Fellow (2019-2021)
  • Gies College of Business RC Evans Innovation Fellow (2019-2020)
  • Computer Science Fisher Award (2018)
  • Computer Science Distinguished Educator Award (2014)
  • Illinois Student Senate Teaching Excellence Award (2012)
  • Campus Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching (2012)
  • Everitt Award for Teaching Excellence (2011)
  • Collins Award for Innovative Teaching (2011)
  • Rose Award for Teaching Excellence (2009)

Research Honors

  • British Computer Society Award for Most Innovative Software (1999)

Other Honors

  • ASEE NEE Division Best Diversity Award 2021 (2021)
  • ASEE NEE Division Best Paper Award 2021 (2021)
  • ASEE Best DEI Paper Award (NEE Division) 2022 (2022)
  • EOH The Spirit of Innovation Award 2023 (2023)
  • EOH Outstanding Undergraduate Research Award 2023 (2023)

Recent Courses Taught

  • CS 199 241 (CS 199 341) - Supplementary proj. for CS-341
  • CS 241 (CS 341) - System Programming
  • CS 296 41 - Honors Course
  • CS 498 RK1 (CS 498 RK2, CS 498 VR3, CS 498 VR4) - Virtual Reality