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School of Engineering

Laney Strange

Computer Science

Laney Strange

Computer Science

Phone 415-559-2759
Halligan Hall, Room 228C
161 College Avenue, Medford, MA

Laney Strange is a lecturer in the Department of Computer Science at Tufts University (previously at Rhodes College and the University of Memphis). She teaches undergraduate courses across the spectrum of programming, algorithms, computer architecture, and data structures.

Ph.D., Computer Science, Dartmouth College, 2006
B.S., Computer Science, Simmons College, 2002
Professional Experience: 

Lecturer, Department of Computer Science, Tufts School of Engineering


Visiting Assistant Professor, Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, Rhodes College


Instructor, Department of Computer Science, University of Memphis


Co-Founder and COO, Memphis Punch Studios


TechSoup Global

  • 2013: Director of Product
  • 2010-2013: Senior Manager for Product, Research, and Integration

Senior Software Development Engineer,


Research Engineer, H5 Technologies

Research Interests: 

Laney Strange's research interests are parallel and out-of-core computing. Her Ph.D. dissertation project was a piece of middleware that made efficient parallel programs more efficient and easier to write, especially for programmers who are not experts in parallel computing.

Selected Professional Activities: 
2015-present: Curriculum Development, CodeCrew
2014-present: Editor and Working Group Chair, IEEE Standards Association
2014-present: Chapter Lead, 100 Girls of Code
Professional Memberships: 
Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
IEEE Women in Engineering
IEEE Standards Association
Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)
Teaching/Courses Taught: 
COMP-0011: Introduction to Computer Science
COMP-0111: Operating Systems