Faculty Scholarship

Kenneth Lambert is the author of several college and high school computer science textbooks and lab software. His primary research interests are in software development, programming languages, and user interface design.

Simon Levy has research interests that include artificial intelligence, robotics, linguistics, and cognitive science. Professor Levy enjoys writing software libraries to support research in robotics and parallel computing.

Liz Matthews' research interests include video game design, game enjoyment, human-computer interaction and procedural generation.  Her research projects typically include design/content generation of interactive media and human centered measurements.

Sara Sprenkle's research interests include software testing, distributed systems, and empirical studies. Her current research focuses on automated testing of Web applications, including cost-effective approaches to generating test cases and determining that the application is correct. She is also collaborating with several faculty on digital humanities projects.

Cody Watson has research interests that include artificial intelligence, deep learning, machine learning, data scence, software engineering and diagnostic medical applications.  Professor Watson enjoys crosss diciplinary work involving the application of neural networks to address problems of classification and prediction.

Faculty Scholarship by Topic

  • Computer Science Education: Lambert, Sprenkle
  • Deep Learning: Watson
  • Digital Humanities: Sprenkle
  • Distributed Systems: Sprenkle
  • Empirical Studies: Sprenkle
  • Human Centered Computing/Human-Computer Interaction: Matthews
  • Machine Learning: Watson
  • Natural Language Processing: Levy
  • Procedural Generation:  Matthews
  • Robotics: Levy
  • Software Engineering: Lambert, Sprenkle, Watson
  • Software Testing: Sprenkle
  • Video Games: Matthews