Professor Ana Paula Centeno has been teaching computer science undergraduates since 2015. She wants to inspire her students to be inquisitive and ingenious professionals by helping them understand and appreciate the impressive discoveries computer scientists have made. As an academic advisor she helps students during their Computer Science studies to choose classes, ease anxieties and stay focused on their degree. Her research lies mostly on the practical aspects of computer science, specifically in management of power, energy and temperature on data centers. More recently she has been working on optimization and computer science education.