Average advanced standing exam score averages have not changed significantly over the last three years.
I am responding to the "What's new with you?" section of the CS Department newsletter. I appreciate so much receiving the newsletter. It is a delight to see what is going on with my former professors. I consider them my friends and individuals responsible for the success I and my family are experiencing in our lives. ……
Name: Todd ….. Software Engineer
Where working: Headquarters offices of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints
What job title: I am a Software Development Engineer working with J2EE technologies and developing web applications for the Church. The primary technologies I work with are Spring, iBatis, and Tapestry frameworks, and XML/XSL data structures. I am fascinated with what I do. I have pursued and completed the Sun Microsystem J2EE Professional Certifications: Sun Certified Java Programmer, and Sun Certified Web Component Developer.
Please tell the faculty how much I appreciate what they have done for me. I look forward to someday being able to associate myself with them again. My graduate program is one of the highlights of my life. Please extend a special thanks and greeting to Dr. Cooley, Dr. Watson, Dr. Cannon, and Dr. Nelson Dinerstein.
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From 1985 to 1989 I played professional football in the Canadian Football League. During each off-season I worked in a CPA firm in Milwaukee, WI and completed the necessary accounting course work to qualify to sit for the CPA exam. After retiring from football, I spent four years working for IBM as a Marketing Rep and then, after earning an MBA from the Kellogg Graduate School of Business at Northwestern University, went into business for himself. Since 1993, I have owned and operated several businesses in the residential HVAC, Electrical and Plumbing service industry. My most current business is BuyMax, LLC, (www.4buymax.com) an internet based “group buying” organization similar to Sam’s Club or Costco for the residential service contractor, with distribution locations in Fayetteville, TN and Las Vegas, NV.
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Pacific Northwest National Laboratory - Research Scientist
Experience to Share: I have been working for PNNL in Richland Washington for the last 3 years, 2 of which I was one of the principle scientists building and maintaining the PNNL supercomputer (at the time, the 5th fastest computer in the world). I have since gotten back into writing software for various government agencies, primarily using JAVA. I'm slowly working on my Masters Degree in Computer Science at Washington State University. My wife enjoys the area, and we have 3 beautiful daughters. Thanks to all the professors at USU who taught me so much!
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Department of Computer Science and IT
University of .......
Associate Professor (Tenured)
Experience to Share: I was a MS student under the supervision of Professor Don Cooley.
I have self-published a book in 2004. The title of the book is .... The book is adopted by the Library of Congress, and it is one of the three monographs in \"digital geometry and topology.\" Two World Leading scientists have given good comments:
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I was hired by the Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division in China Lake, CA and I started in March of 2002. During my time here I have written and tested software for the F/A-18 Hornet Fighter Jet, the AH-1 Cobra Attack Helicopter, The Tomahawk Cruise Missile and a project called DPSS (the Digital Precision Strike Suite) which is used by special operations forces in the field to guide satelite guided bombs to their targets. For the last 26 months I have worked permanently on the F/A-18. Boeing has turned the software upgrades and maintenance over to us for versions A-D of the aircraft. I am currently in charge of upgrading the F/A-18 Simulation Software used for development and testing. Last fall I took the PSP (Personal Software Process) class here on base and this summer they sent me to SEI (the Software Engineering Institute) in Pittsburgh for 2 weeks to become a PSP/TSP instructor and coach. Programming is still my main job here but I'm also in charge of implementing PSP/TSP practices to the group.
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