Bachelor of Science in Information Technology

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Student & Faculty IT Research (external links)

UNCW encourages students to engage in academic research. The research activities provide an opportunity for students to deeply explore topics and to expand their knowledge beyond the classroom. We believe students can bring important insights to their academic discipline because of their unique perspective. Below are some recent examples of academic publications by our students and faculty.

  1. Han Y., Modaresnezhad M., Nemati H. (2021). An Adaptive Machine Learning System for Predicting Recurrence of Child Maltreatment. Knowledge-Based Systems Journal, 227.  

  2. Woodall R., Kline D., Vetter R., Modaresnezhad M. A Cloud-Based System for Scraping Data from Amazon Product Reviews at Scale. Proceedings of the Conference on Information Systems Applied Research. Washington D.C., (November 2021).

  3. Nichols C., Stoker G., Clark U. (2021) Heuristic Evaluation of Vulnerability Risk Management Leaders’ Presentations of Cyber Threat and Cyber Risk. In: Moallem A. (eds) HCI for Cybersecurity, Privacy and Trust. HCII 2021. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol 12788. Springer, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-77392-2_14

  4. Greer J., Stoker G., Clark U. (2021) Proposing the Integrated Virtual Learning Environment for Cybersecurity Education (IVLE4C). 2021 Proceedings of the EDSIG Conference. https://proc.iscap.info/2021/pdf/5533.pdf

  5. Lancelot J., Stoker G., Smith G., Nichols C., Clark U., Vetter R., Wetherill W. (2021) Preparation for a Cybersecurity Apprenticeship Program (PCAP). 2021 Proceedings of the EDSIG Conference. https://proc.iscap.info/2021/pdf/5585.pdf

  6. Strohmier H., Stoker G., Vanajakumari M., Clark U., Cummings J., Modaresnezhad M. (2021) Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification Initial Impact on the Defense Industrial Base. 2021 Proceedings of the Conference on Information Systems Applied Research. https://proc.conisar.org/2021/pdf/5534.pdf

  7. Glyder J., Threatt A., Franks R., Adams L., Stoker G. (2021) Some Analysis of Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) Data from the National Vulnerability Database (NVD). 2021 Proceedings of the Conference on Information Systems Applied Research. https://proc.conisar.org/2021/pdf/5623.pdf

  8. Clark U. & Stoker G. (2021) “UNCW’s Cybersecurity Work Force Development in Southeast North Carolina” 2021 NC Cybersecurity Awareness Symposium. https://it.nc.gov/news-events/events/cybersecurity-symposium/uncw-cybersecurity-work-force-development-southeast-north-carolina

  9. Rivenbark, J.B., Cummings, J., Patterson, L.J., Kline, D. (2019). "Are Universities Providing a Competitive and Relevant Graduate Education? An Evaluation of Professional Science Masters Programs."

  10. Patterson, L.J. (2018). “Female Role Models Influences: Technology Education and Student Success,” in the 2018 Proceedings of the World Education Day 2018 Conference.

  11. Jung, L., Patterson, L.J., Clark, U., Pence, T. (2016). "Closing the Gender Gap in the Technology Major."

  12. Patterson, L.J. (2016). “Closing the Gender Gap in the Technology Major,” in the 2016 Proceedings of the EDSIG Conference (November 2016), ISSN 2473-3857, v2 n4064, pgs 1-16. (referred).

  13. Patterson, L.J. (2013, July). “Text Interpretation and Happiness?” in The Proceedings of The 2013 World Congress in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, and Applied Computing: The 2013 International Conference on Internet Computing and Big Data (ICOMP'13), Las Vegas NV (refereed).

  14. Sun, J., Vetter, R., Reinicke, R. (2012) "Creating an Audio Conferencing Application on Android Smart Phones." 2012 Proceedings of the Conference on Information Systems Applied Research, v5 n2220 pp1-18, Nov 2012, New Orleans, LA.

  15. Wilson, Z. (2012) "Prophet Explorer: A Digital Comparison of the Sayings of the Prophets." 2012 Annual Conference of the North Carolina Religious Studies Association (NCRSA), Nov 3, 2012, Wilmington, NC.