Professor Forough Ansari is full-time faculty of Computer Science at Georgia State University, Perimeter College. Professor Ansari teaches various courses in the computer science pathway with a specific focus on object-oriented design and development. Since joining the Perimeter College faculty in 2018, Professor Ansari has participated in NSF-funded research entitled, POGIL, an evidence-based instructional approach in which student teams work on activities that are specifically designed to guide them to construct an understanding of key concepts, and also to develop skills in teamwork, communication, critical thinking, and problem-solving. Professor Ansari is also the founder and faculty advisor for the Women in Technology (WIT) club. In addition, Professor Ansari is the current Curriculum Committee Chair of Computer Science at Perimeter College. Professor Ansari received her M.S. degree in Computer and Information Technology from Purdue University. Her research area is mainly on the controllability of complex networks and the application of big data and cloud computing.