Profile

  • Title:
    Assistant Professor of Computer Science
  • Department:
    Mathematics and Computer Science

David Pitts, Ph.D.

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Background

Dr. David Pitts did his doctoral research in the area of reliable, distributed systems as part of a project called Clouds. In many ways, Clouds was to be a form of the modern cloud. Previously, Dr. Pitts was a faculty member at Merrimack College and the University of Massachusetts, Lowell. He was a principal member of the technical staff in Verizon Labs Advanced System Group for ten years. He was chair of the Information Technology program at ITT Wilmington.

Degrees

  • Ph.D., Georgia Institute of Technology
  • M.S., Georgia Institute of Technology
  • B.S., Georgia Institute of Technology

Specialties

  • Distributed computing
  • Parallel programming
  • Computer operating systems
  • Programming languages

Recent Publications and Proceedings

  1. “Supporting Advanced Course Work in Computer Science”, Proceedings of the American Society for Engineering Education North Eastern Division Conference in Kingston, RI April 2007.
  2. “The Standard Template Library: A Guide to Successful Tool-Making”, Proceedings of the American Society for Engineering Education North Eastern Division Conference in Kingston, RI April 2007.
  3. “Design of a Compiler Construction Project”, Journal of Computing Sciences in Colleges, Volume 21, Number 6, June 2006. “Experiences with Distributed Data Management in Real-time C3 Systems.”