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I received my Ph.D. in Mathematics in September of 1997 and began work as a software engineer with Raytheon. At Raytheon, I worked on a range of systems from deeply embedded to massively distributed super-computing.

My time in industry led me to pursue model-based design methodologies for component software architectures in the real-time systems domain, especially as applied toward product lines.

After joining my Penn State, my research continues to broaden as I encounter new areas of interest, including data mining, data quality, network science and peer assessment and team-based learning. This is enhanced through active mentoring students in undergraduate research where projects are mostly in an area of interest to the student.








I am always interested in being involved with undergraduate research and typically work one student or student team each year. Topics have included

  • Data Visualization
  • Distributed Systems
  • Image Searching
  • Network Science
  • Soft Robotics
  • Web Presence Optimization

See list of student projects

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