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  • 3050 Cyber Hall
  • Phone (205) 348-2847
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Dr. Jeff Gray



  • 3050 Cyber Hall
  • phone (205) 348-2847
  • Email


  • Ph.D., Computer Science, Vanderbilt University, 2002
  • M.S., Computer Science, West Virginia University, 1993
  • B.S., Computer Science, West Virginia University, 1991

Dr. Jeff Gray is a national leader in computer science education, and is a member of’s Education Advisory Council. With several National Science Foundation grants, Gray has worked with the College Board and Google to craft a new Advanced Placement computer-science course designed to increase secondary and post-secondary educational interest in computer science and improve collegiate preparation for STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) awareness. Gray also works to train high school teachers to integrate computer science into technology courses and teach the upcoming new AP computer science course. He hosts an annual Alabama Robotics Competition for middle and high school students along with summer computer camps for similarly aged students.

A member of the software engineering group within the department of computer science, Gray’s research is in the area of software modeling, domain-specific languages and mobile computing.

Affiliated Areas
Computer Science

Awards and Honors

Dr. Gray's Impact

Dr. Gray

6 Students, 3 Faculty Receive Premier Awards, UA’s Top Honors

The University of Alabama recognizes six students and three faculty members for their outstanding contributions to the Capstone. The Premier Awards honor students, faculty and staff who exemplify the highest...

Building A LEGACY of Computer Science Inclusivity

The Bureau of Labor Statistics projects a 19 percent increase in computer science jobs by 2026. Yet, according to, only about 20 percent of professionals in the field are...

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