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Tamirat Abegaz, Ph.D.

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Title: Assistant Professor - Computer Science
Phone: 706-867-4599
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Office: Barnes Hall 104, Dahlonega

Overview

Dr. Abegaz brings a wealth of experience in user experience to the University of North Georgia (UNG). Prior to joining UNG, Abegaz served in a variety of web development roles in Ethiopia including senior web developer for Africa Union, and as project manager for Commercial and National Bank of Ethiopia.

Courses Taught

CIS 4950: Information Systems Capstone, CSCI 1301: Computer Science I, CSCI 2700: Object Oriented Systems, CSCI 3300: Software Development, CSCI 4400: Software Engineering, CSCI 4950: Senior Project

Education

  • Ph.D., Human-Centered Computing, Clemson University, 2014
  • M.S., Computer Science, North Carolina A&T University, 2010
  • M.S., Computer Science, Addis Ababa University, 2005
  • Post Graduate Diploma, Computer Science, HilCoE College, 2002

Research/Special Interests

Human-computer interaction (HCI), affective computing, biometrics, genetic & evolutionary computation

Publications

Payne, B., Abegaz, T., Antonia, K. (2016). Building and Implementing a Successful NSA-NSF GenCyber Summer Cyber Academy. Journal of Cybersecurity Education Research and Practice (JCERP), 2016(2), 8. http://digitalcommons.kennesaw.edu/jcerp/

Work Experience

Application Developer
SRA International
2011

Software Engineer
Prime Consultant
2007

Web Designer and Trainer
Commercial Bank of Ethiopia
2005-2006

Web Developer
Global Internet Studios
2002-2003

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