Dr. Cordell C. Davidson

Dr. Cordell C. Davidson

Instructor
Computer Science Department

Education

  • PhD in Computing - University of South Alabama, 2018.
    • Research Topic: Applying Moving Target Defensive Techniques towards the Cyber-Security of
      Programmable Logic Controllers
  • MSCIS in Computer Science - University of South Alabama, 2008.
    • Thesis Topic: Voice Enabled Robotic Interface in a Noisy Environment
  • B.S.B.A. in Accounting - University of Southern Mississippi, 1982.

Research Interest

  • Cyber-security 
  • Robotics
  • Artificial Intelligence

Teaching Experience

Positions Held:

  • Instructor, University of South Alabama (Aug 2019 - Present).
  • Post-Doctoral Fellowship, University of South Alabama (Feb 2019 - Aug 2019)

Courses Taught: 

  • CSC 532 Distributed Systems
  • CSC 440 Secure Software Engineering
  • CSC 399 Concurrent and Distributed Computing
  • CSC 322 Operating Systems 
  • CSC 231 Data Structures and Algorithms in C++ 
  • CSC 228 Digital Logic
  • CSC 120 Programming Concepts in Java

 

Certifications and Memberships

  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Virginia 1989
  • Member, Society of American Military Engineers, 1986
  • Member, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
  • Member, Association of Computing Machinery (ACM)
  • Member, Upsilon Pi Epsilon, Honor Society in Computing/Information Disciplines
  • Officer, University of South Alabama Computing Alumni Association
  • Oracle Master Database Administrator (DBA), Oracle Education, 1997