HATTIESBURG, Miss. (WDAM) – An assistant professor for the University of Southern Mississippi was honored by the Mississippi Business Journal for her contributions to the field of technology in the state.
Dr. Anna Wan, USM assistant professor of mathematics and director and founder of the Eagle Maker Hub, was recently named a “Top in Tech” leader.
“This recognition should not go to me alone, but this team I belong to here at USM,” Wan said.
The “Top in Tech” award honored 22 individuals and companies that innovate, create jobs and contribute to Mississippi’s economy, coming from an industry, government, education, health care, security or other sectors where they are tech leaders and innovators.
Wan’s research to integrate digital fabrication to teaching and learning mathematics helped create the Eagle Maker Hub in 2016.
The Eagle Maker Hub ran by a small group of…