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Lon Smith
Associate Professor
School of Acctg, Finan, & Info Serv
HMPH 346
318-342-1846
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Lon Smith, PhD
Associate Professor, Computer Science

Education

Ph D

1993, Computer Science
Tulane University

MS

1991, Computer Science
Tulane University

BS

1986, Computer Science
Louisiana State University – Shreveport

Biographical Sketch

Lon Smith, Ph.D. has been a member of the University of Louisiana faculty for more than 20 year having worked previously at Clark Atlanta University and the University of Texas in Arlington. Dr. Smith is very active in the University Curriculum Committee as both Chair and in the investigation of the management and impact of curriculum changes at a university. Dr. Smith continues a study of traditional SQL and non-SQL database for the facilitation of data access to application programs and across the web. Other areas of investigation include mobile computing, web page development, graphics, animation, and speech recognition.

Research Interests

Database system, data modeling, mobile computing, responsive websites, computer science education, speech recognition, graphic and animation

Recent Publications

Smith, L., Cordova, J., Eaton, V., Greer, T. (2017). A Comparison of CS Majors and Non-CS Majors Attitudes Regarding Computer Security Threats (pp. 4-10). Walton, NY: The Journal of Computing Sciences in Colleges.

Research Grants

Smith, L. A. (Principal), "AWS in Education Coursework Grant" (Completed But Not Yet Submitted), Sponsored By Amazon Web Services, The University of Louisiana at Monroe, $3000. (June 2015 - May 2016).
Wiedemeier, P. D., Wiedemeier, A., Minton, R. L., Smith, L., Gissendanner, C., Findley, A. M., "A Web-Based Restriction Enzyme Cut-Count Comparison and Visualization Tool to Profile Unknown Mycobacteriophage" (Funded), Sponsored By Amazon Web Services, External to The University of Louisiana at Monroe, $2500. (October 2013 - October 2015).
Clark, L. (Principal), Bhattacharjee, J. (Co-Principal), Case-Hanks, A. T. (Co-Principal), Pugh, A. F. (Co-Principal), Smith, L. (Co-Principal), "EyePAD: A Digital Field Journal for Students" (Not Funded), Sponsored By National Science Foundation, External to The University of Louisiana at Monroe, $449909.00. (October 1 2012 - September 30 2015).
Smith, L. A., "AWS in Education Coursework Grant" (Funded), Sponsored By Amazon Web Services, The University of Louisiana at Monroe, $2500. (August 2014 - August 2015).
Smith, L. (Principal), "AWS in Education Coursework Grant" (), Sponsored By Amazon Web Services, External to The University of Louisiana at Monroe, $1500. (August 01 2013 - August 01 2014).
Smith, L. (Principal), "AWS in Education Coursework grant" (Funded), Sponsored By Amazon Web Services, The University of Louisiana at Monroe, $800. (January 1 2013 - December 31 2013).

Awards & Honors

Member.

Member.

April 2018 Teacher of the Month.

2009 Clark Williams, Jr. Professorship in Computer Science.

2006 Kitty Degree Endowed Professirship for Computer Science.

2000 Kitty Degree Endowed Professirship for Computer Science.

Courses Taught

BUSN 2015CURRENT BUSINESS PROBLEMS, 3 course(s)

CINS 3006Database Appl Dev, 1 course(s)

CSCI 1080FOUND OF COMPUTER SCIENCE, 6 course(s)

CSCI 2000INTRO TO COMPUTER PROGRAMMING, 8 course(s)

CSCI 2098Ethical and Prof Issues, 1 course(s)

CSCI 3005Analysis Of Algorithms, 5 course(s)

CSCI 3010ORG OF PROGRAMMING LANGUAGES, 6 course(s)

CSCI 3020OBJECT-ORIENTED DESIGN & PROG, 7 course(s)

CSCI 3030INTERNET PROGRAMMING, 3 course(s)

CSCI 4055THEORY OF DATA BASE MGT SYS, 10 course(s)

CSCI 4060PRIN OF SOFTWARE ENGINEERING, 10 course(s)

CSCI 4091COMPUTER SCIENCE CAPSTONE, 4 course(s)