Fred SchollChris Simmons

Professor of Computer Science and Software Engineering

 

Educational Background

  1. Ph.D. in Computer Science, expected 2013 University of Memphis, Memphis, TN
  2. M.S. in Information Technology, 2006  Carnegie Mellon University  Pittsburgh, PA
  3. B.S. in Computer Science, 2003  Tennessee State University  Nashville, TN

Previous Employment and Extracurricular Activities

  1. Sr. Programmer Analyst July 07-April 09  FedEx Corporate Services – Memphis, TN
  2. Application Development Lead Jan. 06- July 07 COMDATA Corporation – Brentwood, TN
  3. Embedded Software Engineer Jan. 05-Feb. 06 Boeing/Future Combat Systems – Huntsville, AL
  4. Software Engineer April 2004-Dec. 04 Boeing – Huntsville, AL
  5. Research Asst. / Web Developer Aug. 2001-April 200 COE/ISEM sponsored by NASA – Nashville, TN

Academic Contributions

  1. Simmons, L. L., Simmons, C. B., Parks, R., Hayek, M., Mbarika, V. W. “A Cultural Comparison of
    Trust in eLearning Artifacts,” Decision Sciences Journal of Innovative Education, 2012.
  2. Simmons, C., Jones, D., Simmons, L. “A Framework and Demo for Preventing Anti-Computer
    Forensics,” Issues in Information Systems, 2011.
  3. Simmons, L. L., Simmons, C. B., Ammeter, A.P., Ghosh, K. Understanding the benefits of social
    exchange in B2B communities, Issues in Information Systems, 2010.
  4. Simmons, C., Simmons, L. “GAPS IN THE COMPUTER SCIENCE CURRICULUM: AN
    EXPLORATORY STUDY OF INDUSTRY PROFESSIONALS,” Journal of Computing Sciences in
    Colleges, 25(5), 2010.
  5. Shiva, Sajjan G. and Lee, Sarah B. and Shala, Lubna A. and Simmons, Chris B. “Knowledge
    Management in Global Software Development” International Journal of Distributed Sensor Network,
    2009.
  6. Smith, W., Burke, G., Thureson, F., Simmons, C. “Online Astronomy Courses at HBCUs”, NASA’s
    MUSPIN magazine, 2003.

Honors and Awards

  1. Dedicated Service Award, Couples Ministry Leader, Brown M.B. Church, March 2010
  2. Southern Region Educational Board Doctoral Scholar, 2009-current
  3. University of Memphis Graduate Assistantship, 2009-current